Westleigh Road

Status:

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Location:

WESTGATE, KENT

 

This design for 6 flats replaces an existing late 20th century detached house on a corner site. The site is located on the north Kent coast and has the benefit of unobstructed sea views.

 

To allow the scheme to sit comfortably with neighbouring properties, strong diagonal planes have been used to break up the mass and allow the top floor to be viewed in part, as being within the roof space. These diagonals also give movement and energy to the elevations, and the use of white render is contrasted by dark grey cladding and windows.

 

The design form picks up on adjoining buildings with the use of bays which have been reinterpreted to break up the mass and half gables to break up the rectangular form of the building. The design references and responds to its setting.