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It’s a growing model – a progression of the architect as developer – and one we can expect to see more of…

Jake Edgley has teamed up with two neighbours to create a mixed-use building that is a modern reworking of a Georgian terrace.

The small scale of the mews-like development makes it personable, while the glazed fronts of the commercial developments at the ground and basement levels provide some animation. What was once a space that encouraged antisocial behaviour with little passive surveillance from its residents is now an open and friendly street full of community interaction.

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You’ll also get access to four more building studies of housing schemes in London by Peter Barber Architects, OMA with Allies and Morrison, Hawkins\Brown and Hayhurst and Co. The AJ gives you a 360 degree review of each project including the brief, views from the architects, clients and engineers, project and cost data, specification, plans and detailed drawings.


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