Brook Road

Brook Road

The roof is often the most expressive and distinctive element in a building. It conveys the design intention and underlying architectural philosophy that generated the solution, predicated on issues of construction, climate and content. It is often the first attribute that invited attention, engages the viewer in a subconscious visual dialogue and encourages the passive observer to discover more.

If steel can be curved and bent, it can also be folded. The art of Origami was the inspiration for the latest edition to the portfolio of metal roofs.

The spirit of steel underwrites the concept of the Brook Road House + 1. Many of the threads that have been woven into the tapestry of ideas illustrated earlier have been captured in its design discipline and language.

The three-bay column grid of the front façade, proportions and scale echo those of the original early 20th century bungalow on site.