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Islington Residential Shopfront


Project Details

£20,000 to £49,999

Alteration to existing property


Satish Jassal Architects

19 Wharfdale Road , LONDON , N1 9SB

Located in a declining high street with poor footfall, Satish Jassal Architects were asked to look at introducing a new use for this long-term vacant retail space. After conducting analysis of the surrounding area, we concluded that the most feasible use was residential. However, we took into account that this could change in the future as the street developed. Our approach was therefore to create a frontage that could be used for both residential and retail purposes. We did this by analysing traditional shop frontages and reinterpreting them in a new way, to create a distinct presence on the street. See more at