High Street Kensington Cottage

Refurbishment and roof extension

Location: Cheniston Gardens, London W8

Council: RBKC

Client: private

Date: 2015

Steps away from the buzzing high street, this red brick cottage survives squeezed by tall buildings. Despite the conservative exterior, the interior tells a whole different story.

Self-maintaining green roof

This key feature was designed to be enjoyed by local residents living in the surrounding upper flats