Homeowners of a standard London townhouse enlisted the assist of Unagru Architecture Urbanism to transform it into a modern, light-weight-stuffed Residence for a Cellist with sufficient area for a musical quartet to practice. The 3-tale townhouse underwent an in depth refurbishment, which involved structural do the job, a renovation, and an extension with direct obtain to the backyard. To carry the household into modern-day occasions, a considerably-desired half toilet is included to the ground flooring, along with other necessities, like a laundry cupboard, new principal bedroom with an ensuite lavatory, an office environment, and tons of storage.
A single-tale, floor flooring extension in the again results in a flexible living place for soothing, eating, and rehearsing. Flooring-to-ceiling sliding glass doors span the again wall featuring garden sights and effortless access to the patio. 1 of the most statement-generating designs in the new addition is the circular skylight that draws pure gentle into the interior.
Atop the extension is a wildflower environmentally friendly roof that can help decrease the chance of flooding when it rains.
A triangle construction in the middle of the ground flooring provides fascinating angles though hiding the bathroom, a closet, and staircase. It also breaks up sight traces from the front of the household in buy to supply privateness to the back and back garden. The dining desk can be moved to the facet to make home for the musicians to rehearse.
Light-weight oak floors and matching cabinetry, together with tough lime plastered white partitions make a minimalist and tranquil fool on the floor floor.
The kitchen is at the entrance of the house semi-enclosed in a wood and glass box future the entrance doorway. Sliding doorways open up it up to the dwelling space.
The rooftop terrace can be arrived at by way of a new custom steel staircase and electrical roof hatch.
Photographs by Nick Dearden.