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Calton Avenue makes the Brick Awards 2018 shortlist

We are really excited that our project Calton Avenue has made the shortlist of the Brick Awards 2018 refurbishment category. More pleasing is that this national shortlist of 10 includes some humbling company which makes our inclusion all the more exciting. See the Refurbishment Category shortlist here See the full shortlist for the Brick Awards […]

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Projects, Residential

Kilburn Loft

Variant Office were asked to convert a loft in Kilburn. The family was keen to extend their modest 1.5 bedroom property into a 3-bed family dwelling. Their instinct was to convert and sub-divide the loft into a series of bedrooms with the living spaces on a reconfigured lower floor. We felt that it would make […]

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Interiors, Projects, Residential

Calton Avenue

Variant Office was invited to refurbish and extend a modest end of terrace in the heart of Dulwich. Our client was hugely underwhelmed with the house in its current state and we were tasked with changing this perception by developing a home suitable for modern living. As the site footprint was small we wanted to […]

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Housing, Projects, Residential

Esmond Road

Variant Office was appointed to re-organise the ground floor of this house by extending it to form a rear and side extension under permitted development. The timber skin wraps the garden unifying it with the house. The screen drops to obscure elements of glazing.

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Housing, Projects, Residential, Uncategorized

Ainsworth Road

The basement extension was conceived as a house for a photographer. It was part of a subdivision of a grand Victorian property in the heart of Hackney. The new two-bedroom home takes advantage of the site’s East-West orientation thus creating generous terraces to the front and rear of the property. The proposal allows the client […]

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Housing, Projects

Avenue Road

Variant Office were invited to develop a proposal for a side space in Bromley. The proposal envisioned a new end of terrace unit with flats. The scheme would contain a two and a three-bed unit, with a garage replacement two-bed unit. The main block picks up on the proportions and elements of the existing terrace […]

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Housing, Projects, Public Realm, Residential

Lonsdale Mews

Lonsdale mews is an 8 unit newbuild scheme in Croydon on tight a backland site. The 1 to 3 bed development sensitively negotiates the site constraints to provide front and back gardens for each unit. The patterned brick picks up on the local vernacular and responds to local brick fields that once existed nearby.

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Community, Education, Projects

Tulse Hill APG-Outdoor Classroom

Variant Office were commissioned to develop an outdoor classroom for Tulse Hill APG to improve the offer within the APG for the users and as a potential lettable space to local schools.

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Community, Education, Projects

Marcus Lipton Youth Centre Refurbishment

Variant Office developed a brief with Marcus Lipton Youth Centre in Loughborough Junction to release space for rental opportunities and more productive use, so that MLYC could become financially self-sufficient. VO identified objectives to reorganise the existing spaces with minimal intervention, proposing a number of deep storage areas to free up space for other uses. […]

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Community, Education, Projects

Calthorpe Under 5s space

Variant office was commissioned to develop a play strategy for Calthorpe Community Gardens under 5 space. Whilst the space available is reasonable it suffers from a lack of master planning resulting ad-hoc additions and under-used areas within the site. We proposed a strategy that maximised the free space by developing a series of interventions around […]

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