Mayfair, London

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Where vision meets reality, the new-built house stands as an architectural masterpiece.

Service

Architectural Design

Residential Design

Design + Build

Interior Design

Type Of Work

Basement

First Floor Extension

Full House Refurbishment

Mayfair, London

Location

Mayfair, London

Partners

LUX, London

Challenge

Undertaking the construction of a new house presents a series of exciting yet demanding challenges. The initial phase involves meticulous site assessment, including soil analysis and topography evaluation, to ensure the house’s foundation is secure and stable. Additionally, zoning and regulatory requirements must be closely adhered to, navigating through permitting processes and local building codes. Efficient space utilization, structural integrity, and energy-efficient design are paramount, demanding close attention to architectural and engineering intricacies.

Incorporating sustainable and eco-conscious features is another challenge, as we strive to reduce the environmental footprint while ensuring the house remains energy-efficient and eco-friendly. Ensuring the house seamlessly integrates into the existing neighborhood, respecting the character and privacy of neighboring properties, is a priority.

Awards

Finalist for Architect of the Year Awards 2023

Creative solution

To address the multifaceted challenges associated with constructing a new house, our approach is based on a combination of thorough planning, expertise, and innovative solutions.

First and foremost, we initiate the process with a comprehensive site assessment. This involves collaborating closely with geotechnical experts to assess soil conditions and the topography of the land. By gaining a deep understanding of the site’s intricacies, we can make informed decisions regarding the house’s foundation and structural design. This ensures that the new house will be securely anchored and built to last.

Navigating the complex landscape of regulatory compliance is another priority. We understand the importance of adhering to local building codes and zoning regulations. Our team proactively engages with regulatory authorities to secure the necessary permits and approvals, thus streamlining the process and avoiding potential roadblocks.

At the core of our design philosophy is a commitment to sustainability. We believe in the power of green building practices to reduce the environmental impact of the house while also promoting long-term energy efficiency. To this end, we incorporate a range of energy-efficient design elements, such as solar panels, high-performance insulation, and advanced HVAC systems. These features not only decrease the house’s carbon footprint but also result in significant utility cost savings for the occupants.

Respecting the character of the existing neighborhood is a challenge we embrace. Our design approach seeks a harmonious integration of the new house into its surroundings.

It’s a place where you can savor the beauty of nature.

The result is a project that pays homage to the building’s heritage while offering a fresh perspective on its potential. The interplay between old and new becomes a testament to the enduring relevance of thoughtful design, demonstrating that the past can coexist beautifully with the present.

Harmonizing the past with the present

Large windows bathe the interior in natural light.

The kitchen is a chef’s delight, featuring state-of-the-art appliances.

In this project, our primary design ethos centers on the harmonious integration of the old and the new. We recognize the unique charm and historical significance of the existing structure, and our goal is to preserve and celebrate its character while infusing it with contemporary elements that meet the demands of modern living.

In this project, our primary design ethos centers on the harmonious integration of the old and the new. We recognize the unique charm and historical significance of the existing structure, and our goal is to preserve and celebrate its character while infusing it with contemporary elements that meet the demands of modern living.

At the same time, we introduce innovative design concepts and contemporary materials to enhance functionality and aesthetics. Modern amenities, energy-efficient solutions, and smart technologies are seamlessly integrated into the space.

The result is a project that pays homage to the building’s heritage while offering a fresh perspective on its potential. The interplay between old and new becomes a testament to the enduring relevance of thoughtful design, demonstrating that the past can coexist beautifully with the present.

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