Wooden and stone surfaces carry "wealthy texture" to Primrose Hill Home inside

Structure for London has up to date a Nineteen Sixties home in London, creating an open-plan inside stuffed with pure supplies and an improved connection to the rear courtyard backyard.

The home is considered one of two indifferent properties set in a modernist property in Primrose Hill that primarily consists of painted brick courtyard homes and small terraces.

Primrose Hill Home was designed by Structure for London

The brand new proprietor requested Structure for London to remodel the inside into a contemporary structure that’s higher suited to their way of life.

“The home had a really damaged plan consisting of a lot of small rooms,” the studio’s director Ben Ridley informed Dezeen. “The consumer needed to create a household home that was extra open plan with higher views of the backyard.”

Exterior photo of Primrose Hill House
The studio added a rooftop extension clad in white bricks

The remodelled inside improves the reference to the backyard by incorporating a big image window within the kitchen, together with sliding wood-framed doorways within the dwelling space.

The bottom ground additionally comprises a smaller reception space subsequent to the doorway corridor, with folding doorways permitting this house to be separated from the kitchen and eating space.

Image of Primrose Hill House
Sliding wood-framed doorways open the lounge as much as the backyard

A bespoke blackened-steel staircase supplies entry to 4 bedrooms on the primary ground, together with a essential suite with a juliet balcony overlooking the backyard.

Following an in depth value and sustainability assessment, a choice was made to demolish all the property’s inside partitions and rebuild them with a view to obtain the required areas.

Interior image of Primrose Hill House
The inside was completed in a wealthy materials palette

This answer additionally supplied the perfect energy-efficiency potential, based on Ridley, with a layer of wall insulation added alongside a warmth restoration air flow system (MVHR).

The house’s first-floor plate was changed utilizing metal beams and timber joists to allow the demolition of the ground-floor partitions and the opening up of the inside.

Interior photo of Primrose Hill House
Flooring was used to outline totally different zonessp

The undertaking additionally concerned the addition of a timber-framed rooftop extension, clad with white-painted brick to tie in with the remainder of the home and set again so it is largely hidden from view.

The extension comprises a versatile mezzanine house for yoga and meditation that’s accessed from the primary bed room suite.

All through the house, Structure for London utilized a pared-back palette of pure supplies that’s meant to create a way of calmness and reference to the backyard.

Inner partitions handled with breathable lime plaster present a impartial backdrop for furnishings together with a eating desk constituted of domestically sourced London aircraft bushes.

Photo of a dining area
Doorways and home windows are framed with wooden

“We deliberately did not use lots of color so there is a robust feeling of consistency,” Ridley stated. “The selection of stone and timber brings a wealthy texture to the palette.”

A reference picture of a Portuguese manor home, that includes a tiled trompe l’oeil frieze round a doorway, knowledgeable using supplies to outline house inside the inside.

Photo of a bar at the home
The shared dwelling areas have an open-plan structure

In the lounge, stone ground tiles in numerous shades create a border across the room, as if an space rug has been positioned on the ground to demarcate the place furnishings could possibly be positioned.

Ben Ridley based Structure for London in 2009 following his research at London’s Barlett Faculty of Structure. The studio goals to create locations that enhance how folks stay and work, with a deal with lowering their operational emissions.

Photo of a staircase at the London home
Wooden strains the inside partitions of the house

Ridley’s personal London home lately featured in our round-up of 5 UK home renovations designed to enhance vitality effectivity.

“Finally we’re going to have to just accept some adjustments within the look of our conventional houses,” he stated, chatting with Dezeen as a part of a function on architects who’ve retrofitted their very own houses.

The pictures is by Christian Brailey.