The Old School House is a Victorian School building converted into flats around 15 years ago. The flats to the first floor are a wonderful combination of double height spaces with huge sliding sash windows, and much more intimate spaces with lower ceiling heights.

Project Name: The Old School House
Studio Name:
North Architects Studio Limited
Project size: 75 m2
Completion date: 2018
Building levels: 1
Location: London, United Kingdom
Photography: Andrew Beasley

The Old School House by North Architects Studio Limited - Sheet1
Living Room ©Andrew Beasley

We were asked by the owners of one of the flats to completely strip out the existing fixtures and organise the space with a larger livings space, and two small bedrooms.

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Kitchen ©Andrew Beasley

Original features were retained where possible, such as the solid block parquet flooring and the exposed brickwork. ‘Crittal’-style metal framed windows were used internally to divide up the spaces and maintain as much light within the bedrooms and living areas as possible.

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Bedroom ©Andrew Beasley

Traditional cast iron radiators and individual light fittings, along with the Clients extensive art collection, help to give the space a unique character.

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