teatum + teatum: high street
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aug 16, 2012
teatum + teatum: high street

‘high street’ by teatum + teatum, london, UK
image © lyndon douglas
all images courtesy of teatum + teatum

‘high street’ in an office which infills a leftover service space in london by london-based practice teatum + teatum. at entry level,
a large window carves into the storefront to allow pedestrians to interact with the interior work environment. upon entering,
positioned 1.3 meters below the sidewalk, visitors descend a stair into a recessed room with a 4-meter tall volume.
beyond, a free-standing unit crafted from oriented strand board is partially enclosed with walls of integrated shelving and storage
as well as a ceiling plane of the same textured OSB.

above the wooden volume, a mezzanine features an open meeting room. the space is positioned 1.5 meters above the street
creating a juxtaposition of datums between the staggered floors. multiple views are offered across the interior producing
a range of locations with different experiences.

large window within storefront encourages interaction between pedestrians and the interior
image © lyndon douglas

(left) entry
(right) room is recessed 1.2 meters below street level
images © lyndon douglas

free-standing unit made from oriented strand board
image © lyndon douglas

OSB forms the walls and ceiling
image © lyndon douglas

walls integrate shelving and storage
images © lyndon douglas

(left) bathroom
(right) kitchen
images © lyndon douglas

(left) shelves
(right) mezzanine meeting room
images © lyndon douglas

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