House of Books Residence in London by SHH Architects

Architects: SHH Architects
Location: London, England
Year: 2015
Area: 4,000 ft²/ 372 m²
Photo courtesy: Alastair Lever
Description:

The renovating of the ‘House of Books’ in Hampstead,London the previous home of Labor pioneer Michael Foot, who was known for covering practically every last bit of the property in books. Consistent with the soul of the house, the new owners are additionally avid readers (owning more than 100 straight meters of books) and the property has now been totally reconfigured (counting new floors, walls, stairs and back augmentation in cedar wood and zinc), guaranteeing that books remain a focal component, with an aluminum, two-sided bookshelf shaping a spine around which every one of the five stories of a dynamite new stair (made of individual steel plate dunked in orange fluid elastic and dashed over individual cantilevered steel circles ) are wrapped. The cabinet likewise sits inside of the new steel edge of the house, with all new basic components bespoke-composed by SHH as a major aspect of the venture.

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