SHORT STAY UNIT, WESTFIELDS
Site Photograph at commencement
shows the site after the initial
clearance of trees, general debris and
prior to any substructure excavation
Photograph at completion
shows the completed works from the
The green and blue play area
are the "Rubber Crumb" soft
showing Kitchenette and Dining Room
shows the small kitchenette situated
in the Dining Room to one of the units
in the Short Stay Unit.
emphasis was to create a "non
institutional" building and
develop a building that represented a
typical domestic dwelling.
this in mind soft colour schemes were
utilised including the introduction of
a timber effect flooring in this room
for this scheme was provided via the
system with manifolds in store rooms.
The Electrical installation
complemented the domestic feel to the
building whilst still maintaining a
were stained softwood windows, which
same "domestic" emphasis was
placed upon the design of the bedrooms
and colour schemes.
the building was a short stay unit
where Clients would only stay for
relatively short periods a more
"neutral" colour scheme was
ash wood veneers were used for the
fitted furniture (shown below).
Softwood painted doors were
used for bedroom doors.
was designed in full accordance with
the relevant disability regulation and
also allowed emergency egress
and circulation areas were designed to
allow sufficient space.
Sun pipes were introduced to
allow natural light into the corridor
areas, which complimented the