DISCOVERY OF THE DAY: TOM KAY
His architecture? This is the house that Tom built for his own family, with his studio included. Probably, it was the first of his buildings to receive general acclaim because of the remarkable exercise in compression and sensitivity. It's sited in Murray Mews (Camden Town), backing onto a terrace of Victorian houses.
This house has been designed with an uncompromising logic that is in no way doctrinaire. Every opportunity has been taken to maximize space, light and volume and levels on a small site, and the result is a truly innovative house.
I can only admire his work deeply and imagine how amazing would be living in a place like this cosy house. Take a look...