DA Residence by deDraft

            <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/07/07pbqzgi1owthi4x.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/07/07pbqzgi1owthi4x.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/07/07pbqzgi1owthi4x.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/07/07pbqzgi1owthi4x.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" />deDraft were approached by a young family to design a striking rooftop addition to a top floor flat in Walthamstow, North East London. With one child they sought to utilise the generous proportions of the 1950&rsquo;s Warner flat to create a dedicated master suite with the inclusion of any external terrace space, taking in the uninterrupted views of Lloyd Park (home of The William Morris Gallery).
 With both clients working in the creative industries (inflatable structures and an e-commerce fashion stylist) they were clear that any rooftop intervention must offer a unique, yet contextual addition to the generic ‘loft company conversion’ and integrate internally with the reinforced concrete structure of the original property.  deDrafts approach was to stack the new internal staircase above the existing, allowing it to twist and follow the external envelope of the newly inverted dormer with the original reinforced concrete stair balustrade extended to provide a between floors. A ...

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