Gouse – a combination of the words house and garage.

A three-storey house on the site of a former garage in London’s Dalston, featuring walls clad in cedar shingles.

The plot measured just 45 square metres, surrounded by the back gardens of Victorian terraced buildings and facing onto a road with hidden brick doors was designed by

Marta Nowicka at DOMstay.

The designer managed to squeeze a three-bedroom house into this small space, containing 126 square metres of floor space across three storeys. These include a basement cut through by light wells, glass floor sections and a “living wall” on the first floor that allows the creation of an indoor-outdoor living space.


Learn more by visiting DOMstay 

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