own Leicester residence, built in a conservation area
listed in Pevsner's "The Buildings of England" 1984
a strictly limited budget, the challenge was to econ-
with a simple foundation geometry while creating an
roof complexity. Thus a community of mini-
The fenestration partly paid homage to James
nearby Leicester University Science Labs.
first floor studio and bedroom deck were shortened to
a two storey vertical space for the living area below.
cubist interlocking spaces were articulated with a
telephone-pole post/column and a stainless steel
red brick, with coloured grout, punctuated by dark
offers the impression of a continual 'skin' of
emphasising the plasticity of an economic