Victorian Building Reinvented and Extended by Threefold Architects

Victorian Building Reinvented and Extended by Threefold Architects

Architects: Threefold Architects
Project. Victorian Building Cornerstone
Location: Whitechapel, London, United Kingdom
Area: 175 sqm
Photography: Threefold Architects

From the architects: Cornerstone is a mixed-use development in Whitechapel, London, which comprises an office and gallery space on the ground and basement floors and two residential units on the first, second and third floors.

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A seamless glass box has been added to the existing masonry Victorian building to create a luminous open plan living space for the top duplex flat which is flooded with light and dramatic rooftop views to the city of London.

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The basement has been excavated and combined with a remodelled open plan ground floor arrangement to create an office and gallery with dramatic double height spaces.

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Set in the context of a Georgian square restored by the Spitalfields Housing Trust, this project demonstrates a careful blend of a delicate restoration and contemporary insertion to create a dynamic addition to this vibrant corner of East London.

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