Akerman Road, London.

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Three new timber frame terrace houses new infill on a typical London street scene of Victorian terrace houses and within a Conservation Area. Built using the innovative PH15 natural timber frame system, pre-cut offsite. Flagship project for Lambeth Council. Post planning by 15-40 Architecture Collective. Planning and design by Anne Thorne Architects. Contractor, Sandwood Construction Ltd.
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Project description

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Location London   England
Build typeNew build
Building sectorPublic Residential
Property typeMid Terrace
Construction typeSoftwood frame
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Floor area 371
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Building certification  Passivhaus certified building Passivhaus certified building

Project Team

Project lead person
Landlord or ClientLambeth Council
Architect15-40 Architecture Collective, design Anne Thorne Architects
Mechanical & electrical consultant
Energy consultantAlan Clarke Associates
Structural engineerEllis and Moore (ground), Chris Wright Associates (frame
Quantity surveyor
ContractorSandwood Construction Ltd.

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