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Blossom Way

Sector

Residential

Location

Uxbridge, Middlesex

This suburban plot in Uxbridge involves the complete replacement of a 1930's chalet house with a new build 3-storey, 5 bedroom dwelling with basement & pool.  The form of the building is in direct response to the roof-scape of the street elevation.

 

The unique roof employs a vertical orientated metal cladding system & also panels of exposed tubular solar collectors which not only serve to store hot water for household use but also serves to limit solar gain whilst acting as a solar shading device in front of windows. The roof itself acts as a cloak to partially wrap over the rear facade.  A light well is created across the width of the front facade in order to allow daylight in to the basement & pool.