Genesis Housing

In 2009 Stephen Davy Peter Smith Architects designed two apartment blocks in Hoxton for Genesis. It was clad in a bright orange and yellow Trespa cementitious composite, and every inch of space in these light and airy flats was usable. What this meant for Genesis was that the boiler couldn’t go on the exterior kitchen wall. The first challenge for Building Services Engineer Simon Bowles, and his team, was siting the boiler. With the kitchen a ‘no-go’ the only location was in a hallway cupboard.

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