A proposal for a new luxury riverside home with integral swimming pool.
The house will be built on the site of an existing house on the Thames floodplain. To overcome the inherent problems of flooding the living accommodation will be raised to first floor level with large balconies giving panoramic views to the river and beyond.
The pool and fitness suite will be at ground level beneath the house and is designed to be sacrificial, allowing occasional penetration by floodwater.
The client encouraged an innovative architectural solution to the problem of building in the floodplain.