Artist’s Studio and Gallery in Converted Barn, Richmond

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View towards treehouse and studio from garden
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View of Japanese pottery
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Bathroom niches
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Design which incorporates Japanese courtyard next to kitchenette
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Valley in double pitch and design of gable in Surrey Gothic villa architectural language
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Extension to original barn
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New French windows
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View from house
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Found timber offcut used as worktop (vanity top)
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Street elevation and carport for classic car.
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Interior

This charming artist’s studio and gallery¬† was originally an outhouse in the grounds of a Victorian detached house in Richmond (the refurbishment of which is here – see Extension and Alterations to Richmond house), was some kind of stable building, which became a garage in the 1920s and then was pretty much disused and derelict from the 1960s onwards. The client fondly calls this building the ‘barn’ as it was home to a variety of furry and feathered beings during its dereliction. This studio and gallery is a space for the client to produce and display her art which is modern Japanese kaneko kohyo po

 

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Kitchenette with fluffy seating
Kitchenette with fluffy seating