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​Paradise Gardens

by Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands

Client Ravenscourt Studios Ltd
Awards RIBA London Award 2017 and RIBA National Award 2017

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The project comprises a development of six houses for the private rental market, occupying a former derelict yard between King Street and Ravenscourt park station. The scheme resolves a very tight site, overlooked by neighbours on all sides and adjacent to a locally listed terrace of houses.

The houses are entered from a cobbled courtyard and residents share mature communal gardens. The houses are spatially generous, with light-filled interiors and flexible layouts intended for future adaption and re-use.

The layout of the site is a sophisticated response to these constraints and is a commendable example of what can be achieved architecturally; through simple manipulation of form, the use of robust materials and the sensitive treatment of boundary conditions and landscape.

The architects and client have produced an exquisitely detailed project to a high standard of build quality both internally and externally and one which could provide a benchmark for similar developments across the city.

Contractor Rooff Ltd
Structural Engineers Haskins Robinson Waters
M&E Engineers Skelly & Couch
Quantity Surveyor Measur
Development Manager Walton & Wagner
Landscape Architects Bradley-Hole Schoenaich Landscape Architects
Planning Consultant Jones Lang LaSalle
Rights of Light Anstey Horne
Lighting Design EQ2 Light
Acoustic Engineers Cole Jarman
Ecologist Susan Deakin Ecology
Fire Engineer Jeremy Gardner Associated
Internal Area 1,459 m²

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