February 26, 2024


Creative meets living

Traditional London Townhouse Becomes Modern Home for a Cellist

Conventional London Townhouse Gets Present day Residence for a Cellist

House owners of a traditional London townhouse enlisted the help of Unagru Architecture Urbanism to change it into a modern, mild-loaded Property for a Cellist with ample room for a musical quartet to practice. The a few-story townhouse underwent an in depth refurbishment, which involved structural get the job done, a renovation, and an extension with direct obtain to the back garden. To carry the home into modern day moments, a significantly-desired 50 percent rest room is extra to the ground ground, together with other necessities, like a laundry cabinet, new principal bedroom with an ensuite bathroom, an workplace, and loads of storage.

light interior of townhouse extension looking up to round skylight

A single-tale, ground ground extension in the back makes a versatile dwelling area for enjoyable, eating, and rehearsing. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors span the back wall giving garden sights and simple entry to the patio. One particular of the most statement-earning layouts in the new addition is the round skylight that attracts purely natural gentle into the inside.

light interior of modern living room with large round skylight and man putting book on shelf

interior shot of part of grey sofa and coffee table in front of sliding glass doors with curtains

closeup shot of modern white bookcase and sliding glass doors with curtains

exterior patio view of modern london townhouse extension

Atop the extension is a wildflower inexperienced roof that will help lower the risk of flooding when it rains.

interior view of light living room with chair and dining table under large white skylight

A triangle construction in the middle of the ground floor provides appealing angles though hiding the lavatory, a closet, and staircase. It also breaks up sight strains from the front of the property in order to give privacy to the back and backyard garden. The eating desk can be moved to the aspect to make room for the musicians to rehearse.

zigzag hallway of light interior of modern extension

Light-weight oak flooring and matching cabinetry, alongside with rough lime plastered white walls build a minimalist and tranquil idiot on the floor ground.

interior view down light wood clad hallway leading to staircase

The kitchen area is at the entrance of the dwelling semi-enclosed in a wood and glass box upcoming the front door. Sliding doorways open up it up to the dwelling area.

partial shot of modern kitchen

peering through doorway of modern bathroom

view of man climbing stairs

narrow wooden staircase view

interior view of modern bedroom with views to bathroom and white staircase

The rooftop terrace can be achieved by means of a new custom made metal staircase and electrical roof hatch.

rooftop deck view with built-in seating

view looking down from rooftop patio

Photographs by Nick Dearden.

Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Style Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can typically be found looking for vintage wares, doing New York Occasions crossword puzzles in pen, or transforming playlists on Spotify.