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London, UK – Platform 5 Architects
What do you do when you have limited space but need to work from home and you still need to have a storage shed. This Platform 5 client specified a ‘shoffice’. The result is, in our opinion, a very attractive, equally functional workspace. Here are the architect’s notes:
“Shoffice (shed + office) is a garden pavilion containing a small office alongside garden storage space located to the rear of a 1950’s terraced house in St John’s Wood with the brief requiring the shoffice to be conceived of as a sculptural object that flowed into the garden space.
The glazed office space nestles into an extruded timber elliptical shell, reminiscent of a wood shaving, and forms a small terrace in the lawn. The interior is oak lined and fitted out with a cantilevered desk and storage. Two rooflights – one glazed above the desk with another open to the sky outside the office bring light into the work space.”
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We can think of many ways this could be used. How would you use it if it was sitting in your garden?