House owners of a standard London townhouse enlisted the assistance of Unagru Structure Urbanism to rework it into a contemporary, light-filled Home for a Cellist with sufficient room for a musical quartet to follow. The three-story townhouse underwent an intensive refurbishment, which included structural work, a renovation, and an extension with direct entry to the backyard. To convey the home into trendy occasions, a much-desired half lavatory is added to the bottom ground, together with different requirements, like a laundry cupboard, new major bed room with an ensuite lavatory, an workplace, and many storage.
A single-story, floor ground extension within the again creates a versatile dwelling area for stress-free, eating, and rehearsing. Flooring-to-ceiling sliding glass doorways span the again wall providing backyard views and quick access to the patio. One of the statement-making designs within the new addition is the round skylight that attracts pure gentle into the inside.
Atop the extension is a wildflower inexperienced roof that helps cut back the chance of flooding when it rains.
A triangle construction in the midst of the bottom ground provides attention-grabbing angles whereas hiding the lavatory, a closet, and staircase. It additionally breaks up sight strains from the entrance of the home with a view to present privateness to the again and backyard. The eating desk will be moved to the aspect to make room for the musicians to rehearse.
Gentle oak flooring and matching cabinetry, together with tough lime plastered white partitions create a minimalist and tranquil idiot on the bottom ground.
The kitchen is on the entrance of the home semi-enclosed in a wooden and glass field subsequent the entrance door. Sliding doorways open it as much as the dwelling space.
The rooftop terrace will be reached through a brand new customized metal staircase and electrical roof hatch.
Images by Nick Dearden.