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Northland Road, Derry

A high density Apartment development comprising of 9 individual buildings enclosing and defining a series
of garden spaces and linked by a clearly defined street.

Within each space elements of the elevation becomes almost theatre, balconies and screens part of the
stage set to be personalised by the residents with planting, tables and chairs etc. People on the balcony
become part of the theatre to those in the garden, just as the occupants of the garden are to those in the

The Architectural style is also generated by the garden. It is as if the concept for the scheme taking a life of
its own makes suggestions that inform other areas of the design.

More traditional architecture separates inside and out, a modern style provides a much stronger relationship
with the garden. Just as the buildings define the garden space then the views of the garden define the living