MERCERS ROAD

Victorian Terrace House with Extension

Tufnell Park, London | N19

Our clients, one a photographer and the other a writer-curator in photography, asked us to fully strip out and renovate this Victorian terrace house in north London for their family of four. 

The house has an unusual layout with a central, winding stair and split levels. In addition to creating a full basement for a library and studio, we built out the attic into a guest room and added an extension, which sits in what is a rich and fantastically deep garden with shed, forest of birch trees and trampoline. 

Our approach to the rear extension was to create a spacious room for the kitchen and dining with a strong connection to the garden by way of timber sliding-folding doors. We resisted the prevalent architectural approach of a contemporary cube and instead pursued a space with pitched roof and exposed trusses with material textures both internally and externally. Taking advantage of the half-level split from the main house, we exaggerated the separation of the kitchen - a space in the garden to be discovered.

RELATED PROJECTS

  • LinkedIn
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Houzz
  • Pinterest

Architectural Design Services in London

T: +44 (0) 20 7281 2351 E: info@charlestashima.co.uk

© 2020 Charles Tashima Architecture Ltd. All rights reserved.

Privacy Policy.