A sensitive addition to the Hampstead Conservation Area, Fleet House reinterprets the historic Hampstead Village boundary wall tradition into a contemporary domestic concept. The design approach excavates the domestic space from its boundary, conceiving the house as a carved volume from which elements are extruded and extracted, through the addition and subtraction of blocks.
“Our aim was to create contemporary but timeless architecture, rooted in its context without pastiche. We wanted to relate the house to the strong architectural elements of the neighbourhood, while keeping the building identifiable within its own era and its own narrative charge,” said Patrick Richard, Principal Director at Stanton Williams.
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