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The perfect mix

An ingenious solution persuaded planners to allow the construction of an uncompromisingly modern house on a backlands site in west London The winner of the Manser Medal 2001 for the best one-off house in the UK was a steelframed house in Barnes, West London, designed by Cezary Bednarski. The modest live/work house is tucked into a mews lane that gives access to the back gardens of the surrounding terraces. It is on the site of a former coach house that stood neglected and run down for ...

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