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Bold House Doubles as a British Town's Welcome Sign

By Dwell @dwell
Cor-Ten clad house by the river in East Sussex, England

Sandy Rendel Architects replaced an old workshop with a striking new home in Lewes, East Sussex, England. The structure is located right at the edge of the town, in a spot that formerly functioned as a wharf to an adjacent quarry. Due to its prominent siting, the planning authority wanted to see a bold design that would signal the town's entrance. The building shell, made of SIPS, was prefabricated offsite, allowing for significant time savings in construction.

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