A four-storey Victorian terrace house in Primrose Hill delicately remodelled and refurbished. Bedrooms and bathrooms are on upper floors and generous bright interior of open plan living spaces on the lower floors.

Project Name: Re-creating the Victorian Terrace
Studio Name: Sanya Polescuk Architects

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Previously, the house had been subdivided into 5 individual studio flats, and the brief was to restore it to a modern single family home. While retaining the original feature staircase on the upper floors Sanya Polescuk Architects continued vertical circulation down to the lower ground floor by creating a new, sinuous flight of steps.

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Restoring the flow previously interrupted by the building’s former compartmentalisation. The architects also added external flights of stairs to both the front and rear of the house to enable simultaneous connections to the private rear garden and public pavement.

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The planning permission for this project was granted from Camden Council without any objections.


Sanya Polescuk Architects

Award-winning RIBA Chartered Practice, Sanya Polescuk Architects (SPA) is well known for breathing new life into old buildings while minimising their carbon footprint. The practice is particularly skilled in carefully reconfiguring historic environments and applying sustainable technologies.

SPA enjoys the challenge of working with complicated contextural constraints inherent in existing built environment and working closely with the Local Authority. These challenges help fuel solutions that are imaginative, functional and seek to maximise the potential of the building.

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