Hackney Shed – Office in the Garden
Situated in a domestic garden in Hackney, the new ‘shed’ replaces a dilapidated asbestos-ridden and spider-filled hut,
and acts as a working studio for the Clients.
Built to a limited budget and timescale, the simple aesthetic of the materials is celebrated to create a functional and warm urban haven. Oak framed full-height doors are completely retractable and allow for a clear view of the garden. A library, situated within the structural members, maximises the usable floor area, and a ‘hidden’ rooflight at the rear of the space playfully frames an unexpected glimpse of the sky.