8th January 2021
"Bathurst Mews" Architecture Today
"Edward Williams Architects has converted a mews property in Bayswater, central London, into a modern house. Mews houses have a unique, historic character and their footprints are often small, with adjoining properties on three sides, offering minimal opportunities for natural light penetration into a building." [...]
"Structure and detailing are honestly expressed, particularly in the roof and brick arches. Exposed brickwork for the vaults contrasts with the painted steelwork, timber flooring and concrete. The large amount of natural light within the property reduces the need for artificial lighting, and is enhanced by the material choices including reflective off-white painted walls, glass balustrading and polished, light-grey concrete flooring." [...]
"The scale of window and door, as well as the existing brickwork, was maintained on the facade in order to conserve the sense of heritage in the mews, which boasts both of the last remaining working stables in London New fully-opening doors allow the client to use the cobbled street as an extension of their home and encourage a communal atmosphere with their neighbours."
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