A Stunning Victorian House in North London You Need to Know

William Tozer Associates has redesigned an entires Victorian house in north London, introducing a white, modern living area that faces out onto a neighboring brutalist estate.

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A Stunning Victorian House in North London You Need to Know

On the lower ground, there is an open-plan kitchen, living and dining area that looks directly onto the estate through floor-to-ceiling glazing.

A Stunning Victorian House in North London You Need to Know

“The modern intervention is articulated as a clean cut into the original building fabric, into which a sleeve of modern architecture is inserted,” said the architects.

A Stunning Victorian House in North London You Need to Know

“The renovation creates a white and raw-concrete frame through which to view the neighboring building, visually recasting it as a found-object modern art installation,” added the designers.

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A Stunning Victorian House in North London You Need to Know

Retaining walls containing planters and steps leading to a raised terrace are cast in crisply detailed concrete to create a visual link to the materiality of the brutalist buildings and the simplicity of the white cabinetry.

A Stunning Victorian House in North London You Need to Know

The lower-ground level is connected to the rest of the house by a staircase featuring open timber risers. These risers intersect with a glass balustrade, lending them a sense of weightlessness.

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