Docherty House, Manchester

architecture by Steve Burghes White for Ian Finlay Architects
BIM and 3D visualisation support : WA Projects
floor area : 1086 m2
completed : 2013
end client : Great Places Housing Group

Designed to bring some security and dignity into the lives of men and women who need help maintaining accommodation because of difficulties related to alcohol use. The project consists of 14 apartments sitting above communal and administrative spaces on the ground floor. 

All apartments face the street and have juillet balconies with large french doors.  Construction is concrete frame and block walls with external insulated render or insulation clad in cedar boarding.