Gap House

With an entrance just 8ft wide, this house is ingeniously slotted into an unpromising plot to create a comfortable and airy four-storey family home that makes a virtue of its constrained site.

Exploiting the latest cost-effective technology to minimise its carbon footprint without impacting on its sleek style, the Gap House is both eco-friendly and economical to run.

Cost: £514k
Construction period: 10 months
Completed: August 2007
Location: Bayswater, London
Photographs: Nick Kane

Awards
RIBA Manser Medal Winner 2009
RIBA award 2009
Grand Designs Best Eco House
Finalist 2008

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