The brief sort to utilise a disused yard and to form a self-contained residential unit.

The internal accommodation is organised over 2.5 floors, with a compact staircase enabling maximum use of the floor plate. At ground floor a double bedroom and bathroom are arranged around a light-well courtyard that brings daylight into the buildings otherwise enclosed plan.

The first floor and mezzanine level are accommodated below an open and asymmetric pitched roof. This bright, voluminous and dynamic space contains the kitchen, living room and home office.

Photography: Joseph Asghar