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The Curve
by Nash Baker Architects

[vc_row content_placement=”middle”][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_custom_heading text=”The Curve” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:35|text_align:center|color:%233f3f3f” google_fonts=”font_family:Raleway%3A100%2C200%2C300%2Cregular%2C500%2C600%2C700%2C800%2C900|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal” css_animation=”fadeInDown”][vc_custom_heading text=”Nash Baker Architects” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:35|text_align:center|color:%233f3f3f” google_fonts=”font_family:Raleway%3A100%2C200%2C300%2Cregular%2C500%2C600%2C700%2C800%2C900|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal” css_animation=”fadeInDown” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nashbaker.co.uk%2F|target:_blank”][vc_custom_heading text=”Shortlisted: Living Space – London Award” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:20|text_align:center|color:%233f3f3f” google_fonts=”font_family:Raleway%3A100%2C200%2C300%2Cregular%2C500%2C600%2C700%2C800%2C900|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal” css_animation=”fadeInDown”][vc_custom_heading text=”The International Design & Architecture Awards 2024″ font_container=”tag:p|font_size:20|text_align:center|color:%233f3f3f” google_fonts=”font_family:Raleway%3A100%2C200%2C300%2Cregular%2C500%2C600%2C700%2C800%2C900|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal” css_animation=”fadeInDown”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”61049″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center” css_animation=”fadeIn”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_placement=”middle”][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”66252″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” css_animation=”fadeInLeft”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text css_animation=”fadeInDown”]Nash Baker Architects has recently completed an ambitious interior design project for interior designer Cleme de Grivel, who found her dream home in the heart of one of London’s most sought-after neighbourhoods. The Victorian townhouse, previously a rental property, underwent a remarkable transformation to accommodate Cleme’s growing family and eclectic design preferences.

Upon acquiring the property, Cleme enlisted Nash Baker Architects, with whom she had collaborated previously, to reimagine the space. Design Director Ahmed Shawky spearheaded the project, focusing on optimising natural light and creating expansive living areas overlooking the west-facing garden.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_placement=”middle”][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css_animation=”fadeInDown”]A key aspect of the redesign was the addition of rear extensions clad in rich patinated bronze, replacing previous failed attempts to reconstruct and expand the building. This revitalisation helped to address the family’s need for space and light while preserving the historical character of the home.

To further enhance the building’s functionality, Nash Baker Architects relocated essential utilities to a new basement level, freeing up the principal floors for living and entertaining areas. This basement also accommodates an arts and hobby room for the children and a well-equipped gym for the parents, adding versatility to the home.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”66245″ img_size=”full” css_animation=”fadeInLeft”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_placement=”middle”][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”66254″ img_size=”full” css_animation=”fadeInLeft”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text css_animation=”fadeInDown”]The project also prioritised improving the building’s fabric, with measures such as acoustic separation and comprehensive thermal insulation installed throughout. These enhancements ensure a serene and energy-efficient living environment for the family.

In terms of interior design, the project strikes a balance between minimalist aesthetics and bold colours and patterns. Clean lines and uncluttered spaces provide an elegant backdrop for vibrant furnishings and artwork, reflecting the divergent tastes of the homeowners.

Nash Baker Architects’ collaboration with Cleme de Grivel has resulted in a harmonious blend of architecture and design, where light-filled spaces and playful accents come together to create a vibrant and inviting family home in the heart of London.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation=”fadeInUp”][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text css_animation=”fadeInDown”]Architect: Ahmed Shawky[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css_animation=”fadeInDown”]Interior Design: Cleme de Grivel, Lehlo Interiors[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css_animation=”fadeInDown”]Construction: Bonchurch Building Contractors[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css_animation=”fadeInDown”]Photography: Helen Cathcart[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_placement=”middle”][vc_column][vc_column_text]Nash Baker Architects has been shortlisted for the Living Space – London Award in The International Design & Architecture Awards 2024.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_placement=”middle”][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”66253″ img_size=”full” css_animation=”fadeInRight”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”66251″ img_size=”full” css_animation=”fadeInLeft”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_placement=”middle”][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”60974″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]design et al only work with the world’s leading companies in the International Design & Architecture industry.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]If you think you have what it takes to compete in The International Design & Architecture Awards, submit your application by following the links below:[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Request The Application Form” style=”3d” color=”inverse” align=”center” css_animation=”fadeInUp” link=”url:mailto%3Aawards%40design-et-al.com%3Fsubject%3DThe%20Application%20Form%20-%20The%20International%20Design%20%2526%20Architecture%20Awards%202024%20TDA”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Use the links below for more information about the Awards:[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_placement=”middle” css_animation=”fadeInDown”][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_btn title=”The Categories” style=”3d” color=”inverse” align=”center” button_block=”true” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thedesignawards.co.uk%2Finternational-design-architecture-awards%2Fcategories%2F|target:_blank”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_btn title=”The PR & Editorial” style=”3d” color=”inverse” align=”center” button_block=”true” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thedesignawards.co.uk%2Finternational-design-architecture-awards%2Fpr-publications%2F|target:_blank”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_btn title=”The Awards Ceremony” style=”3d” color=”inverse” align=”center” button_block=”true” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thedesignawards.co.uk%2Finternational-design-architecture-awards%2Fawards-ceremony%2F|target:_blank”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_btn title=”Testimonials” style=”3d” color=”inverse” align=”center” button_block=”true” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thedesignawards.co.uk%2Finternational-design-architecture-awards%2Ftestimonials%2F|target:_blank”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”The International Design & Architecture Awards 2024
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