A home with the bare essentials
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Out of Hand: Materialising the Digital
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Opening: Thursday, March 16, 2017, 7 p.m.
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Future of Design
FUTURE OF DESIGN
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22 no thrills homes that are planned for London could form a solution to London’s housing crisis but the residents must add a lot to achieve a finished home
British Studio OMMX has won a competition to design 22 affordable homes across three constrained sites in London for the not-for-profit housebuilder Naked House, with the backing of the Mayor of London. The proposal was worked up in collaboration with Ritchie + Daffin (Building Services Engineers) and Price and Myers (Structural Engineers).
The design for Naked House lacks flooring, plasterwork and a bathroom, while the kitchen only has a sink. It is up to the residents to add to the homes to bring them up to spec. The new homes are likely to sell for 40% less than standard new builds, which could mean £380,000 below the average for London.
Each dwelling has a very minimal fit-out but is loaded with potential and constructed from robust, cheap, DIY and Design & Build friendly materials. In their naked state, the houses are completely open plan and fitted with a minimal