Two previously separated flats within what was originally a dark and compartmentalised Victorian property were sympathetically combined and extended, whilst ensuring the building’s original structure remained legible.
Residential – London, United Kingdom
Architect: Maxwell & Company
Photographer: Peter Landers
Thinkness: 28mm, Width 350mm, Length 2-5 m
Finish: Lye and white soap
Pre-existing beams were left exposed to reference the building’s original layout, whilst reclaimed-timber kitchen fronts and concrete worktops provide the home with a high-end aesthetic at low cost.
A stepped doublestorey glazed extension, constructed from reclaimed yellow stock brick, forms an homage to the lean-to closet wings typical of the area, aiding the subtle segregation of spaces to form distinct dining and living areas.