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VEX, north London

An experiment in architecture and sound

VEX
VEX Credit: Hélène Binet

Chance de Silva & Scanner for Stephen Chance and Wendy de Silva
Contract value: Confidential
GIA: 115m²

A small corner site on a residential street has become an experiment in architecture and sound. The music Vexations by Erik Satie, a potentially endless loop of notes, was the starting point for the collaboration between the architect and the sound artist Scanner.

  • VEX
    VEX Credit: Hélène Binet
  • VEX
    VEX Credit: Hélène Binet
  • VEX
    VEX Credit: Hélène Binet
  • VEX
    VEX Credit: Hélène Binet
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Its curved form reduces the volume from the street and allows it to take advantage of the views. The layout provides flexible living and work spaces. This unique house, which took eight years to complete, lovingly uses honest materials throughout. The result is uplifting.

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