Restoring a home that is over 200 years old is a tough task at the best of times. It is a job that demands great care understating of local design style history and heritage along with a mastery of innovative design solutions.
Is all about going green in more ways than one. It all starts with a floor plan that places emphasis on an uncluttered open look allowing light to freely flow from one level to another. Add to this smart design that reduces reliance on heating and cooling systems and you have an absolute gem of a home!
Is a project that demanded all of these qualities as this brown brick cottage from the 1800s was in need of an elegant and urgent modern makeover. It is the creative folks from extrArchitecture who accomplished this as they completely transformed the classic London home on the inside even while keeping the street façade largely intact.
The wood siding seems to meander through the various rooms of the house even as walnut cabinets in the living room and a wall of cabinets in the bedroom complement it brilliantly. The new kitchen and the dining room next to it offer ample space for hosting weekend parties and entertaining guests throughout the year with ease even as pops of yellow and orange bring brightness to the color palette in white.
Filled with motifs cultural elements and values inspired by Persian culture and concepts of Mithraism the home is influenced by the presence of the sun which plays a pivotal role in setting the tone. In fact ancient symbols that represent the sun appear throughout the residence which is designed by Studio Persian Primavera.