Box has designed a concept using four rectangular modules positioned to enclose a central atrium – a design that could also be configured to form a pin-wheel. The concept of pavilions around a transparent core is rather 70s in style – but this is a contemporary take on that theme. Depending on who you talk to, it’s a light-well, atrium or mini courtyard. The owners had planned to plant it with lush foliage, but now a small seed has been planted to construct a spiral staircase within the core of the light-well in order to get up to roof level….
Photography Peter Rees