Full renovation and fit-out of an apartment in Hale House mansion, London Kensington. The property total area is 250sqm.
Project Name: De Vere Gardens
Studio Name: Alpex Architecture
Design Team: Laura Petruso
Area: Kensington, London, UK
Location: De Vere Gardens, London
Consultants: Paolo Interiors – Stone consultant and supplier
Photography Credits: Andy Tye @French + Tye
Other Credits: Ian Patterson – contractor
It is a four-bedrooms apartment with wide main reception room and kitchen looking towards the pedestrian Canning Passage and Family Room that can serve as a TV Room and Study. The Master bedroom is provided with walk-in wardrobe and en-suite shower-room, concealed behind pivoting doors.
It has been designed to meet the client’s expectation of high-quality finishes and contemporary design in respect of the original features, as high ceilings and traditional sash windows.
Because of the great complexity of the project and excellent standards expectations, it has been quite challenging to find and manage all specialist suppliers and consultants in order to achieve such a final result beyond expectations.
Alpex Architecture is a young practice with an international education and experience. Having evolved from Alpex Architecture & Engineering and IDP Construction Ltd we continue to practice our core values that are intertwined with our ambition.
As architects in design and construction we recognise that our responsibility is inextricably bound to the physical and human environment. Our work is not an intervention into the built environment, but implicitly aware of its context, place and continuity within it. We consider architecture, not as a collection of materials combined in situ, but material as holding the capacity to constitute presence of space.
From masterplanning to design, from tender to construction, Alpex Architecture offers a comprehensive architectural service. Design and construction are consistently maintained in collaboration and dialogue from the departure of a project to its conclusion. Ensuring both design and construction are simultaneously achieved to the highest of standards. Over time we have forged longstanding relationships with other professionals and collaborators – exemplified by the co-founding of Alpex Architecture – whose contributions assure we maintain our capacity to transcend the parameters of our practice.