Gallery: Stepped Wildflower Roofs Top the Innovative Church Walk Housin...

Wildflowers and terraces top the stepped roofs of the innovative Church Walk housing block in north London. Architects David Mikail and Annalie Riches consulted the BRE Guide to Sunlight and Daylight to ensure that the new complex, which is comprised of two three-bedroom houses, a triplex and a one-bedroom flat, optimizes available light in each unit without blocking it for its neighbors. This is achieved through angled roofs and triangular roof lights that are visible from the street. Flip through our gallery for a closer look at the design duo's creative approach to urban density.

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