Owners of a regular London townhouse enlisted the help of Unagru Architecture Urbanism to renovate it into a contemporary, light-crammed Residence for a Cellist with enough home for a musical quartet to exercise. The 3-tale townhouse underwent an extensive refurbishment, which provided structural work, a renovation, and an extension with direct obtain to the backyard. To deliver the property into modern-day situations, a considerably-wanted 50 percent bathroom is additional to the floor flooring, together with other necessities, like a laundry cabinet, new primary bedroom with an ensuite toilet, an business office, and a lot of storage.
A one-story, ground flooring extension in the again generates a versatile residing place for stress-free, eating, and rehearsing. Flooring-to-ceiling sliding glass doorways span the again wall presenting backyard views and quick accessibility to the patio. A single of the most statement-creating styles in the new addition is the round skylight that attracts organic mild into the inside.
Atop the extension is a wildflower eco-friendly roof that helps decrease the danger of flooding when it rains.
A triangle framework in the center of the ground flooring adds interesting angles whilst hiding the toilet, a closet, and staircase. It also breaks up sight lines from the front of the home in get to offer privateness to the back again and backyard. The dining desk can be moved to the aspect to make home for the musicians to rehearse.
Mild oak flooring and matching cabinetry, alongside with tough lime plastered white walls generate a minimalist and tranquil idiot on the ground floor.
The kitchen is at the front of the dwelling semi-enclosed in a wooden and glass box up coming the entrance doorway. Sliding doors open up it up to the dwelling region.
The rooftop terrace can be attained via a new custom made metal staircase and electric powered roof hatch.
Shots by Nick Dearden.