three apartments were cut and carved out of the Cadogan red skyline into one garden penthouse
the new rooftop garden forms a verdant oasis at the centre of the home
it is spread out on the upper floors behind this historic red brick facade, designed in a style coined 'Pont Street Dutch'
the colour, cut and moulding of the brickwork are a signature of the estate
a modern extension floats over the relatively modest interior behind this ornate facade, bringing light and air into the deep plan
our concept was to create a new focus, a verdant airy garden at the heart of the home, around which all the spaces revolve.
this garden creates an element of surprise on arrival, as well as a two-level entertaining space which celebrates the heritage roofscape and long-distance views over London.
early working models helped clear the clutter and highlight the clarity of the original roof forms
the succession of angular gables became a defining feature of the new terrace, a theatrical backdrop to the new garden