Re-Format has developed proposals for the conversion of Brewery House, a former bottling factory, into 17 one and two bedroom apartments.
The building is located in a Conservation area and included on a list of buildings recognised for their particular character or historic interest in the older parts of the city such as the Dockyard, Old
Portsmouth and Southsea. The materials chosen reference the
existing factory buildings and urban residential surroundings. They are refined and subtle, to bring a modern intervention and new lease of life to the site but not over power the industrial aesthetic.
The scheme, for Portsmouth City Council, features a new penthouse level which floats above the existing factory brickwork, matching the rhythm of the windows and openings below to bring light into the living spaces within.