BERK­SHIRE HOUSE GRE­GORY PHILLIPS AR­CHI­TECTS

ELLE Decoration (UK) - - The Brit List -

A shin­ing ex­am­ple of mod­ern ar­chi­tec­tural style, this build­ing is no­table for the metic­u­lous care that has gone into craft­ing every de­tail. Lo­cated in a com­mand­ing po­si­tion of­fer­ing views of woods near the River Thames, the home is split into two halves – one area holds the guest ac­com­mo­da­tion, a play­room and util­ity spa­ces, while the other houses fam­ily ar­eas. The lay­out may be clas­sic, but the in­ge­nious mix of shady, en­closed colon­nades and dou­ble-height spa­ces edged with vast win­dows lends it a real sense of drama. A nat­u­ral pal­ette of pale stained red cedar and pol­ished con­crete adds Scan­di­na­vian-style calm ( gre­go­ryphillips.com).

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