Room 68 by Anarchitect

Room 68 is a bar and restaurant in Hampstead, London, designed by Anarchitect.

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The project involved converting a Victorian pub in a listed building into a bar and restaurant.

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A roof light was removed and replaced with a glass floor, forming a roof terrace.

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The renovation was completed early last year.

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Room 68
Hampstead London

Conversion of an old victorian pub into a bar and restaurant, in a conservation area and Grade 2 listed building, on two floors.

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The building has been stripped back and old elements revealed, such as traditional pattered plastered ceiling, fireplaces and mahogany flooring.

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Treating the existing with respect Anarchitect has installed new elements gingerly sitting in the spaces describing new function.

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An existing Victorian roof light has been removed and a structural glass floor installed creating a useable and dynamic roof terrace.

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Dutch metal ceilings, Italian Terrazzo bars sit alongside plywood and flexible poured floors. A main glass sound to light bar changes colour as the evening and mood changes. Their Seamless recycled chairs adorn the roof terrace.

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A light-wall installation explains its context, describing each elements of neighboring sites and locations.

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A dynamic, contextual environment has been created, referring to its history, but never allowing the past to dictate to its current usage and needs.

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