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Modern Houses In Camden

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ImageAddressArchitectDateNotesReferences
WC1
30 Colonnade, WC1N 1JDJacob Blacker Architects1982
9 Doughty Mews, WC1N 2PG Stephen Greenberg & Dean Hawkes
10-11 Doughty Mews, WC1N 2PG Piers Ford Automated glass roof.
5 Northington Street, WC1N 2JEBill Greensmith Architects2005
85 Judd Street, WC1H 9NE End of terrace house with roof garden. Refurbished by Fred Manson with Project Orange, 2002.
German Lutheran Church, 10 Sandwich Street, WC1H 9PL Maguire & Murray Hostel over a church.
215 Sidmouth Street, WC1
Primrose Hill (NW1)
2 Regal Lane, NW1 7TH John Winter 1961 Self-built for the architects own occupation. Extended in 1997.H&GM p28. Pevsner p387.
10 and 11 Regal Lane, NW1 7TH John Winter 1963 Two mews houses with roof terraces. Pevsner refers to them as Numbers 7 and 9. (p387)
45 Kingstown St, NW1 Springett Mackay Architecture 2003 Designed around a retractable central roof. Quite monolithic compared to its neighbours.
47 Kingstown Street, NW1 8JP Stout and Litchfield The mass is broken down into smaller volumes in the manner typical of the architects.Pevsner p387.
53 Kingstown St NW1 Improved following a refurbishment of c2003.
55 Kingstown Street, NW1 8JP A mews house.
10 Albert Terrace Mews, NW1 7TA Unusual house engulfed by planting.
Flats, 10 Regents Park Road, NW1 7TX Erno Goldfinger 1956 Listed Building. Original construction cost 25,000.H&GS p84; NHGB p104; EH p522; Pevsner p387; IoE No.477844.
Flats, 41 Gloucester Avenue, NW1 7BA James Stirling 1968 Functional but ugly and uncompromising block of flats by a famous architect.Pevsner p387.
Camden Town (NW1)
Kent House, Ferdinand Street, NW1 8ETConnell, Ward and Lucas1936Two blocks of early modern flats with roof terraces. Flats 1 to 9 in the street block, and 10 - 16 in the rear block. Quite a few changes have been made at ground level and a lift has been added to the front block.Listed.Pevsner p396; IoE no.477273.
1a to 1e Oval Road NW1 7EA Ted Levy, Benjamin and Partners 1963 A row of houses squeezed into a thin tapering space beside the railway. Roof terraces make up for lack of gardens.
Latitude House, Oval Road, NW1 7EU Allford Hall Monaghan Morris2005Block of twelve flats. (Architecture Today, No 168).
The Glass Building, Arlington Road, NW1 7HYCZWGImaginative block of flats built next door to a massive doss-house.
Grand Union Walk, Kentish Town Road, NW1 9LPNicholas Grimshaw and Partners1990Part of the Sainsbury's Development on Camden Road. A terrace of twelve gardenless, single-aspect houses facing north over the canal. Futuristic Styling.AR Oct 89 p36; Pevsner p.389; TQ 28 SE 406
25 & 27 Prowse Place, NW1 9PNRenton Welch PartnershipThe plain front facades conceal glassy houses stepping down to the rear.
42 & 44 Rochester Place, NW1 9JXDavid Wild1985 & 198944 is a simple, powerful design, self-built for the architect's own occupation. 42 was for his neighbour who also wanted one.Pevsner p.400; NMR:TQ 28 SE 405
Camden: Camden Mews Area (NW1 9--)
2 Camden Mews, NW1 9DB Tom Kay 1989 An extension to a ground floor flat.Pevsner p391.
66 Camden Square, NW1 9XD Peter Bell 1985 An attractive timber and glass house.Pevsner p391.
4 Camden Mews, NW1Peter Bell Alterations making it similar in style to its neighbour, 66 Camden Square.
16 Murray Street, NW1 9RF Edward Cullinan Architects 1983 Pevsner p391.
House at rear of 23 Camden Mews, NW1 Sheila Bull White blockwork house of unusual neatness and precision.
31,31a & 33 Camden Mews, NW1 9BY
79 Camden Mews, NW1 9BU 2002
54 Camden Mews, NW1 9BX
81 & 83 Camden Mews, NW1 9BU Stephen Greenberg and Dean Hawkes
60 Camden Mews, NW1 9BX Johnny Winter
62 Camden Mews, NW1 9BX Edward Cullinan 1963 Self-built by and for the architect. Faces towards the sun instead of towards the street. An exemplar of how to build low rise/high density. Not listed - but surely will be, along with the nearby Kawecki house.Pevsner p391.
64 Camden Mews, NW1 9BX
Cliff Road Studios, 5 Cliff Road, NW1 9AN Georgie Wolton 1968 Six flats.Pevsner p390.
Cliff Road Studios, 7 Cliff Road, NW1 9AN Georgie Wolton 1971 The sequel.Pevsner p390.
Camden: Murray Mews (NW1 9--)
43 Murray Mews, NW1 9RH John Townsend (of Rock Townsend) 1977 Built for the architect. The garden elevation is sloping glass and there is a small slope to the top of the road facade. 40 Douglas Rd, N1 and 25 & 27 Prowse Place, NW1 have similar cross-sections.Pevsner p391.
34 Murray Mews, NW1 9RJ
32 Murray Mews, NW1 9RJ Hal Currey (of ACQ) 2002
30 Murray Mews, NW1 9RJ Jeff Kahane 1992 Gets a mention in Pevsner (p391), but surely no.28 is the more deserving?
28 Murray Mews, NW1 9RJ Well-composed mews house.
22 Murray Mews, NW1 9RJ Tom Kay 1972 Pevsner p391.
20 Murray Mews, NW1 9RJ Richard Gibson 1966 The first of a series of distinctive brick mews houses built by and for architects in this street. The house is composed around a central double-height space.JP p9. Pevsner p391.
15,17 & 19 Murray Mews, NW1 9RH Team 4 1967 Team 4 included Richard & Su Rogers and Norman & Wendy Foster and Georgie Wolton.JP p131. Pevsner p391.
1a Cobham Mews, Agar Grove, NW1 9SB David Chipperfield Architects 1990 Renowned architects' own offices. Situated off Agar Grove.Pevsner p392.
Kentish Town (NW5)
Four houses in Crown Place, NW5 2JRCrawford PartnershipFour hidden mews houses. Each is arranged compactly around a small courtyard. Off the west side of Kentish Town Road.
1-15 Newbury Mews, NW5 3HP Brooks Murray Architects 2004 Mews Development
Flats, Hampstead Gates, 38 Ryland Road, NW5 3EH 2005 Small tower of flats in grounds of converted school building.
15 Torriano Cottages, NW5 2TA Philip Pank (of Pank Goss Associates) 1967 Architect's own house.ABT p114. Pevsner p400.
5 Caversham Road, NW5 2DT Colquhoun and Miller 1979 Infill of two flats.Pevsner p400.
6-10 Gaisford Street, NW5 2ED Colquhoun and Miller 1979 Flats.Pevsner p400.
10-14 Leighton Crescent, NW5 2QY Edward Cullinan Architects 1980 Block of 16 flats.Pevsner p401.
12 Bartholomew Villas, NW5 2LL Edward Cullinan 1964 Kawecki House. Careful and clear consideration of aspect and enclosure have lead to a design that is strong but dissonant to its neighbours. Altered at ground floor.Pevsner p400.
24A York Rise, NW5 1SR Joanna van Heyningen & Birkin Haward 1981 Built as the architects' own house and office. Faces sideways like 62 Camden Mews, NW1.Pevsner p401.
1c Laurier Road, NW5 1SD van Heyningen & Haward Architects 1986 The second house that the architects built for themselves.
1b Lady Margaret Road, NW5 2NE Richard Burton (of Ahrends, Burton and Koralek) 1991 Architect's own house.Pevsner p401.
30 College Lane, NW5 1BJ Martin Goalen Architects' own house. Angular house reached from along a public footpath.Pevsner p395.
25A Lady Somerset Road, NW5 1TX Rick Mather1979 Pevsner p401.
First House, Dartmouth Park Road, NW5 1SU Justin de Syllas (of Avanti Architects)1993 The curved roof covers a single large upstairs room.Pevsner p402.
Swiss Cottage (NW3, NW6, NW8)
35c Fairhazel Gardens, NW6 3QNGill Scampton and Andy Barnett A small house for the architects. A neat steel framed house.
Alexandra Road Estate, NW8Neave Brown of Camden Council Architects Department1979Housing estate of huge concrete buildings. Listed.NMR: TQ 28 SE 412
West Hampstead (NW6)
3-12, Rose Joan Mews, Fortune Green Road, LONDON, NW6 1DQCZWGBacklands site between Ingham Road and Burrard Road. Courtyard houses with curved roofs giving south facing windows.Telegraph Property 25/01/2007
Kilburn (NW6)
246 Kilburn high Road, NW6Denton Corker Marshall2003Dramatic glassy first floor living room overlooking Kilburn Grange Park. By an Australian firm of architects and the airy interior has a distinctive Australian feel. Live/work space.

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