A Bare-Bones Brick Home in London Has Its Breakthrough Moment

A Bare-Bones Brick Home in London Has Its Breakthrough Moment

By Iain Aitch / Photos by Jack Hobhouse
A team of architects uses the bones of a midcentury eyesore to create a new home for a family of seven.

With its clean angles and pinkish gray facade, Michelle Anderson and Dan Witchell’s new home, located on a quiet crescent in Brockley, London, demands a double take. Markedly different from, yet still reminiscent of, its stately neighbors, the home is a bold addition to a historic block. It also represents a vast improvement over what once stood on the site.    

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