The ground floor plan of Hennessey House has been completely transformed by removing partitions to create spacious living spaces, filled with daylight from a new floating cantilever extension and pitched glazed sized return.
The peninsula south of San Francisco is dotted with suburban towns and villages in the hills and valleys along the west side of the bay. Nestled amidst the hilly neighborhoods is a rare 2-acre site.
In later Victorian times, the status of the artist was improving. Chelsea was affordable compared to the West End, but still close. A number of artists’ studios were built and distinct artistic and bohemian communities were established.
The night area is oriented on the opposite wing of the Mallorca house, where the atmosphere is quieter. Each room was created and designed in accordance with the owners’ premises and equipped with comfortable and ergonomic elements.
We set out to create a flat – Birch & Clay Refugio – for a family of five that maximised flexibility of spaces and storage solutions and reflecting the family’s links with Barcelona.
A redesigned family home within an existing 90’s shell. Why add a tiny lightwell to your dark, cold Victorian terrace when you can add a conservatory full of warmth, light and plants?