New construction of a single family house for a family of seven. The new two level building is organized around a lightwell on the entry level. The bedrooms are located to the northeast side, whilst the family room and kitchen are at the southwest side enjoying a view of the inlet beyond. The formal dining room and living area continue along the large glazed facade towards the spectacular view of the Reykjanes Peninsula. A large fireplace subdivides the space and provides a vertical anchoring for an open staircase leading to the family rooms on the lower level.
This 1890s tenement apartment, also known as a cold-water flat, was ripe for a renovation. With a shower and toilet/sink located at opposite ends and a cooktop in the living room, the railroad layout was a disjointed jumble in need of coherent modernization.
Working together with a Bellevue-based Executive Architect, JPC Architects, the Design Team at Clive Wilkinson Architects implemented a dynamic design solution that incorporated flexible, open workspace for the company’s software and hardware departments
This imposing contemporary house is a story of the convergence of art, architecture, landscape and family life. It is a story about time, and a house as a kind of time machine and a structure of possibility.
This new space, opened in September 2016, is located in the very heart of the Eixample of Barcelona, within the so-called "Bcn Design District". The project was based on the division of space into two floors.
Alexandra House involved the conversion of a turn of the century boarding house and pathology lab into a functional family home.