Emil Eve Architects

Emil Eve Architects

51 Regent Studios
5th Floor
8 Andrews Road

London, E8 4QN

+44 (0)20 8058 0515


Emil Eve Architects

Marvic House

Marvic House, located in the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham, has recently been refurbished, extended and converted by Emil Eve Architects. The original building contained a complex of Victorian workshops and was constructed over several phases and further adapted throughout the 20th century – its history now revealed through the patchwork colours of exposed brickwork.

In recent years, the building had been split into many small, inefficiently planned work units with poor quality materials and limited natural light. The brick building had been covered in cement render and the original timber windows replaced by uPVC casements. It was also suffering from damp and an existing asbestos roof was in need of removal.

A four-storey brick extension now unifies the volume of the building.  The new handmade brick facades compliment the warm tones of the existing brickwork while clearly distinguishing it as a new element. Hit and miss brick banding differentiates the levels and becomes a contemporary reference to the decorative horizontal bands of the original facade.

Pre-cast stone sills and copings accentuate the openings and highlight the large street door. Timber composite windows are stepped back from the facade and incorporate elegant powder-coated steel balustrades. At roof level a new zinc-clad extension with a large roof terrace has been added.

Internally, eleven light-filled apartments have been created high-quality materials including solid oak flooring and bespoke oak joinery. At street level a large open plan commercial unit features an expansive polished concrete floor.

Photography: Andy Stagg and Mariell Lind Hansen


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