192 Shoreham Street by Project Orange

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192 Shoreham Street by Project Orange

The two storeys that London architects Project Orange have added to the roof of a redundant brick warehouse in Sheffield look like another building stacked on top.

192 Shoreham Street by Project Orange

The upward extension replaces a pitched roof, creating three duplex studio offices within a powder-coated steel volume that both overlaps and bites through the original brick structure.

192 Shoreham Street by Project Orange

A new restaurant and bar occupies the double-height warehouse space below, where it benefits from light through the original two-storey-high arched windows.

192 Shoreham Street by Project Orange

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192 Shoreham Street by Project Orange

Photography is by Jack Hobhouse.

192 Shoreham Street by Project Orange

The text below was written by the architects:


192 Shoreham Street is a Victorian industrial brick building sited at the edge of the Cultural Industries Quarter Conservation Area of Sheffield.

192 Shoreham Street by Project Orange

It is not listed but considered locally significant.

192 Shoreham Street by Project Orange

The completed development seeks to rehabilitate the once redundant building, celebrate its industrial heritage and make it relevant to its newly vibrant context.

192 Shoreham Street by Project Orange

The brief was to provide mixed use combining a desirable double height restaurant/bar within the original shell (capitalising on the raw industrial character of the existing building) with duplex studio office units above.

192 Shoreham Street by Project Orange

These are accommodated in an upward extension of the existing building in a contrasting but complementary volume, a replacement for the original pitched roof.

192 Shoreham Street by Project Orange

The new extension is contemporary yet laconic in form and an abstract evocation of the industrial roofscapes that used to dominate this part of the city.

192 Shoreham Street by Project Orange

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It is parasitical in nature, engaging with the host structure in a couple of locations, where windows bite into the existing building.

192 Shoreham Street by Project Orange

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The new roof profile creates dramatic sweeping ceiling profiles in the new accommodation, a sectional dynamism that is to be further enhanced by the use of double height volumes in the duplex units created.

192 Shoreham Street by Project Orange

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The proposal is intended to enhance the existing building and create a striking landmark on the inner ring road; a symbol both of the area’s past and its aspirations for the future.

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192 Shoreham Street by Project Orange

  • http://www.anarchitect.co anarchitect[s]

    Project Orange continue to layer onto the diverse cultural fabric of Sheffield with yet another great building, well done guys!

  • http://www.hasselaar.nl Hasselaar

    Very nice how old is married to new! I love the black colors of the new facade and the black windows in the old building. Makes the combination very subtle.

  • http://www.facebook.com/liapei Lia W.y.pei

    老房子有新生命,材質與型態上的對比看來相當有趣,攝影師也拍得不錯

  • Kicconet

    Looks like Caixa forum, from H&De Meuron…but this one look better!

  • DEDjon

    I had the pleasure of visiting this building yesterday, so I'm delighted to see it pop up on Dezeen. It's as much fun on the inside as it is on the outside. Congratulations Project Orange and congratulations to the planning department for passing such an imaginative concept.

  • JuiceMajor

    Wouldn't mind a project like that!

  • http://www.dedass.com DEDnik

    Beautiful work and beautiful images. Who took them?

  • pistabaci

    can't wait to see what the stair will look like when they finish it!

    ;-)

  • http://twitter.com/nedtrifle @nedtrifle

    Looks fantastic – you can still see what it used to look like on google streetview http://maps.google.com/maps?q=192+Shoreham+St,+Sh