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119 River Rd. H F Redmond House. Peter Beaven.

Strange. Is this is a house, temple or the Albanian Embassy? Peter’s designs often defy categorisation and sometimes, it is what it is: Pagoda entrance, stone columns, textured cinder bricks & full-length water feature. Fullstop.

2 Responses to “119 River Rd. H F Redmond House. Peter Beaven.”

  1. Andy McLeod Says:

    We live behind this unique home, sadly it is another victim of the earthquake and is due to come down.

  2. Lesley Beaven Says:

    I have just come across this, browsing to see what images of Peter’s work are available in the world.

    Peter told me that the house was originally designed in the quite simple way you see behind the frontage, but that Harry felt that his success with the CBS deserved something less modest and asked for a few more gestures. I expect most architects have had similar experiences.

    Kind regards.

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