Weavers Home / MATA Architects

Weavers Home / MATA Architects

Weavers House / MATA Architects - Windows, Door, Brick, Facade

Textual content description offered by the architects. The positioning consists of three adjoining Grade II listed buildings in Spitalfields, London, relationship again to the early 18th century. Over the course of the Twentieth century, a lot of the historic cloth of the unique buildings has been eroded and compromised with one of many properties receiving a lightweight industrial two-storey extension within the Sixties. In consequence, after we first visited the location at first of design work, we discovered that behind the road facade, as soon as contained in the buildings, it was usually tough to differentiate between 18th and Twentieth-century parts.

Weavers House / MATA Architects - Interior Photography, Stairs, Facade, Handrail
Weavers House / MATA Architects - Interior Photography, Stairs, Windows, Facade, Handrail

The challenge noticed the extension and complete refurbishment of the prevailing buildings to deal with a number one visible results firm. The extension took the type of a glazed glue-laminated timber body protecting an exterior yard to the rear of one of many properties, creating a brand new inner house bathed in pure daylight. The newly lined courtyard varieties the constructing’s ‘lungs’; a brand new reception space, foyer, and break-out house for workers and purchasers to combine.

Weavers House / MATA Architects - Interior Photography
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Our method to the refurbishment of the prevailing buildings has been to have fun and improve the architectural character of each the 18th and Twentieth-century buildings. The proposal supplies a possibility to reinstate authentic options inside the 18th-century buildings, while emphasizing the lighter, extra open, and up to date nature of the Sixties light-industrial constructing to the rear. In doing so, the distinct character of every half is revealed, fostering a better consciousness of the distinctive nature of every. 

Weavers House / MATA Architects - Windows, Brick, Facade
Weavers House / MATA Architects - Interior Photography, Door, Windows, Chair

The glazed glulam body interfaces with each 18th and Twentieth-century constructing cloth, tying the 2 collectively and creating the following, Twenty first-century chapter within the story of this layered web site.

Weavers House / MATA Architects - Interior Photography, Stairs, Facade, Handrail


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