[FIRST LOOK + DRAWINGS + DATA] Soho-based disPLAY Architecture has completed this four-storey house in the Chiswick House conservation area
The five-bedroom home replaced a bungalow on a surburban street took its form from the neighbouring semi-detached houses.
The building’s structure is composed of pre-fabricated timber Structural Insulated Panels (SIP) clad with mineral render on the front facade and western red cedar on the side and garden facades.
According to the practice, horizontal floor plates which ‘move in opposing directions’ allow natural light to enter the house from above, combined with floor to ceiling glazing, ‘enable sunlight to follow occupation throughout the day’.
Start on site September 2011
Date of completion September 2012
Gross internal floor area 445m²
Form of contract JCT Standard Building Contract
Project architect Adam Tarr
Structural engineer NFM Engineering
Quantity surveyor Russoff Waud Associates
Main contractor ThermoHomes Europe