7th February 2019: ”

LTS Architects has won planning permission to replace 44 garages in east London with a 19-unit housing block for Tower Hamlets Council

The 2,284m² infill scheme in Shetland Road features a Passivhaus standard envelope which, the practice claims, was introduced ‘to try and eliminate fuel poverty for residents’.

The four-storey building is clad in a mix of brick and coloured corrugated sheet and includes a lightweight deck structure providing access to the flats on the upper levels and semi-private landscaped communal space at ground level.

Work is expected to complete next year.”

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