Brick House

London, United Kingdom 2001–2005

RIBA Stirling Prize finalist

This family house stands amongst dense residential streets in a busy part of west London. The constricted plot is shaped like the head of a horse and is surrounded and overlooked by three taller buildings. The house can only be accessed by a carriage way through the façade of an adjacent Victorian terrace.

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Drawings 1

Site plan

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Lower floor plan

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Upper floor plan

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Section though ramp

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Section through main stair

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Section through external stairs

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Section through living room

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Living room glazing details

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Living room glazing details

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Living room glazing details


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Site model

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Roof variations

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Roof variation, underside

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London, United Kingdom


380 m²

Caruso St John Architects
Adam Caruso, Peter St John

Project architect
Rod Heyes

Project team
Lorenzo De Chiffre, Tim Collett, James Payne

Structural engineer
Price & Myers

Services engineer
Mendick Waring

Cost consultant
Jackson Coles

Main contractor
Harris Calnan

Hélène Binet, Ioana Marinescu

RIBA London Building of the Year Award
RIBA Award
Finalist, RIBA Stirling Prize
Selected Work, EU Mies van der Rohe Award
Brick Awards Special Award