Living above the shop

Hairdressing salon and apartments, Dalston, London

So much living accommodation above retail space is underused and de-valued due to the perceived compromise between residential front door and shop front. Not here. The shop window is opened to give dramatic views into the basement, leaving the residents of the three new flats to slip by in private.

Service: Architects

Location: Dalston, London

Client: Ron Foley Business Hair Studio

Cost: Undisclosed

Areas: XX m2

Dates: 2005

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