Calvin Street Loft has implied the revonation and conversion, by Chris Dyson Architects, of a Victorian warehouse, situated on Calvin Street in Shoreditch, London. The original heritage and also the history of the old warehouse are discreetly emphasized, linked over time with the modern present, represented by new materials and by the contemporary design concepts. Chris Dyson succeeds in finding harmony in the eclectic combination of various styles, comprised in retro, victorian, industrial or vintage, thus giving dynamism and life to the interior, therefore completing the respectable historical impression of the warehouse.
The household benefits from a small terrace with a rich “living wall”, which gives a feeling of freshness and offers the nature a place as an active part in the life of the inhabitants. The building, in its whole, has suffered extensive work in thermal isolation and rebuilding the façade, including the factory-styled windows.
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Update: Chris Dyson told us that this project is now shortlisted for the awards Schucco. Congratulations!