Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Stephen Lawrence Prize shortlist: Slip House by Carl Turner Architects

  • Comment

Carl Turner has been named among the finalists for this year’s Stephen Lawrence Prize

This elegant and confident project, also shortlisted for the Manser Medal, is a prototype house composed of standard elements. Yet the executed design is a highly personal solution, which results in a humane interior. Designed as the architect’s own home, a standardised and semi-industrial material palette is employed.

Inside and out this house is immaculate in its detail, coordination and execution. The project exhibits an admirable commitment to the creation of an exemplar low-energy house, with a suite of sustainable enhancements that are integrated effectively into the design.

Solar thermal panels are linked to the ground source heat pump to increase efficiency. But at no point do the sustainable ambitions of the project crowd out or dominate the refined quality of the spaces.

Project data

Client Carl Turner Architects
Structural engineer Structure Workshop
Services engineer King Shaw Associates
Contractor Carl Turner Architects
Contract value £450,000
Date of completion September 2012
Gross internal area 195m²

  • Comment

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions.

Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.

Related Jobs

AJ Jobs