Community, Cultural, Education, Projects

Under the Canopy

“Under the Canopy” is our proposal for the Woodlands Trust Competition “Under the Canopy” is rooted in the instinct of a farmer building a barn or a soldier making camp: to raise a roof and take cover underneath. It begins with a broad truss of interlocking timbers, raised on wooden columns. Under this roof, the […]

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Projects, Residential

Summerfield Avenue

Location : Queens Park, London, England Client : Private Area : 190sqm Status: Completed This project on Summerfield Avenue is a full refurbishment of a Victorian mid-terrace property in the Queens Park conservation area, for which we added a new dormer, rear and side return to the property. Having recently purchased the property, the clients were keen to […]

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New Space/New Shelves

We moved next door and built a new set of modular shelves. They cost us £200 including Delivery. Good ideas shouldnt cost money.

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Cressingham Gardens launches the People’s Plan

In 2013 Lambeth Council began a process of regeneration on Cressingham Gardens Estate, which was earmarked alongside 5 other estates under the banner of Homes for Lambeth. At the time, the council and the residents were exploring 5 options, including: full refurbishment, part refurbishment with new build, and a fully new build option. Through the consultation it became increasingly apparent […]

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Cultural, Projects

Alvar Aalto Museum Extension

This was a competition to propose a new link space for a museum space between two museums in Jyväskylä, in Finland – both designed by the great Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. According to the competition brief, this new link space was to connect the ground floor of the Museum of Central Finland to the first […]

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Projects, Residential

Raeburn Street

Architecture Design : Variant Office Location : Brixton London Client : Private Sector : Residential Area :  50sqm Status: Planning Variant office were appointed to develop a loft extension and reorganise the kitchen of this mid terrace property in Brixton on a tight budget. Working entirely within Permitted Development we proposed maximisiing the kitchen through its reorganisation which allowed us to open the […]

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Variant Office gains planning approval for House in Queens Park

Variant office gain planning approval for Loft Extension in Queens Park. See more of our projects here    

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Community, Projects, Residential

New Homes for Neighbourhoods I

Architecture Design : Variant Office and Erect Architecture Location : Natal Road, Brighton, UK Client : Brighton + Hove City Council Sector : Residential Area :  100 sqm Status: Competition Brighton and Hove City Council organised a competition to regenerate small pockets of leftover space throughout the city. Variant Office, in collaboration with Erect Architecture, proposed this design for an unused piece of land […]

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Community, Projects, Residential

New Homes for Neighbourhoods II

Architecture Design : Variant Office and Erect Architecture Location : Brighton, UK Client : Brighton + Hove City Council Sector : Residential Area :  375 sqm Status: Competition Brighton and Hove City Council organised a competition to regenerate small pockets of leftover space throughout the city. Variant Office, in collaboration with Erect Architecture, proposed this scheme for an unused site hidden behind a […]

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Queens Park house nearing completion!

This is the fun part of a project when the contractor starts to put the finishing touches to the project. We are only a few days away from handing over the project to the client; just in time for christmas!   See more about this project here 

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