Belsize Coach House by Square Feet Architects

Belsize Coach House is a project designed by Square Feet Architects, covers an area of 300 m2 and is located in Greater London, England, United Kingdom. Photography by Dan Welldon, Angela Kamiel / Daniel Leon.


Danish Bricks, Swiss Glazing, Polish Builders, Italian / Turkish Clients, British / Swedish Designers
– A Farage Nightmare!

Brief notes :
– Former coach house along side a large stucco converted house.
– Returning clients – SFA renovated their previous flat, but now helped them into this house (just next door to their flat) now they have two children.
– She’s Turkish, he’s Italian – they sourced a lot of the fixtures from Italy including the ornate tiles, sanitary ware and kitchen.
– A lot of the artwork and furniture was recently inherited by the client from his grandmother in Milan.
– Full refurb which included removal of significant supporting walls, lots of small spaces, replaced with new steelwork at ground floor level to make a bright expansive flexible family space.
– Upper two floor have three bedrooms and bathrooms, plus a terrace.
– Petersen Danish brick clad externally in mitred geometry, and brought internally as feature, plus Schuco windows, oak strip flooring,
– Garden room, provides home working space and occasional guest sleeping, with kitchenette and bathroom. Clad in charred timber.

Team : Architects – Square Feet Architects; Structures – Symmetrys; Garden Designer – Sara Jane Rothwell;
Contractor – AtoZ; Kitchen – Lauren Nicholas; Bricks – Petersen; Tiles & Santiaryware – sourced by client locally in Italy;
Furniture – mainly inherited pieces from Italy. Photos – Dan Welldon & Daniel Leon.

Numbers : Appointment Dec 19, Completion May 21; Planning : LB Camden; Build Budget – circa £500k; GIA – circa 300m2.

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