Compact Housing — Tower Hamlets, East London

The building faces the listed cottages of the Bryant and May Factory.

Lying opposite the listed Bryant & May Match Factory, the volumetric articulation of the building helps it to make a positive edge to a sensitive piece of streetscape.

The rear of the building backs onto a small cul-de-sac - with the division between the properties being the former route of the North London Railway Line.

The building incorporates a series of loggia balconies which provide articulation to the facades and generous private amenity spaces for residents.

An overview of the variety of dwelling types: the design prioritises diversity and particularity rather than repetition, including a series of interlocking maisonette penthouse units.

Ground and first floor plans

Second and third floor plans


Gwydir Street
Cambridge CB1 2LJ
t +44 (0)1223 516009

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Unit 14
21 Wren Street
London WC1X 0HF
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