Scenario House by Scenario Architecture

December 02, 2016

Best Case Scenario

Scenario House by Scenario Architecture

Victorian houses are hugely popular with UK homeowners, although their structures and layouts are often at odds with the demands of modern family life.  This house in East London by Scenario Architecture demonstrates how, with a bit of clever design, one could create a thoroughly contemporary living space within the constraints of a Victorian terrace house.

The architects' brief is to create an integrated living / dining / kitchen space from a typical Victorian terrace house with two reception rooms on the ground floor and a cellar below.  The architects achieved this by creating an open-plan split level space where the living area at the front of the house cascades down to an intermediate lounging area with a fireplace before flowing down a flight of stairs to the kitchen dining room on the garden level.  At the back of the kitchen, where the ceiling height is restricted, the architects created a practical and playful children's area where the furniture slides out from under the stairs.  The new structure feels bright and airy, thanks to a vast slanting glazed roof and large folding windows which opens the kitchen dining area to the garden.

This is a thoughtfully converted house which should indeed be fit for multiple scenarios for years to come.  

Scenario House by Scenario ArchitectureScenario House by Scenario ArchitectureScenario House by Scenario ArchitectureScenario House by Scenario Architecture

Links

Scenario Architecture

Shop the Style

Slick Style

Product Inspiration

Furniture with simple structure and slick finish would work well in this light and airy house.  Try the Fan table from Desalto, the Laia barstool from Alki and the FUWL Cage side table from Menu.

Fan Table   Laia Barstool - High Seat, Low Back  FUWL Cage Table - Black/Dark Ash

A few strategically located table and low floor lights would work wonders, even in such a light room.  The sleek Concrete Floor lamp from Lyon Beton would work well, as would the Kizu table lamp from New Works and the Chou floor light from LZF

Concrete Floor Lamp   Kizu Table Lamp   Chou Floor Light - Large

Accessories with sculptural shapes is a great way to add highlights to the living space.  We love the Slide serving tray from Finell, the Metrobowl Amsterdam from Frederik Roije and the Pipework candelabra from Nick Fraser

Slide Serving Tray   Metrobowl Amsterdam   Pipework Candelabra


Also in Interior Spaces

Penthouse at Sham Shui Po by Hintegro

November 24, 2021

Penthouse at Sham Shui Po by HintegroIntegro's latest project is a 996 square feet penthouse apartment in Sham Shui Po, a busy neighbourhood at the heart of old Kowloon.

View full article →

Trousdale Estates House by Jamie Bush + Co and Dennis Gibbens Architects

September 23, 2021

Trousdale Estates House by Jamie Bush + Co and Dennis Gibbens ArchitectsTrousdale Estates has been home to countless celebrities. Jamie Bush and Dennis Gibbens were commissioned to renovate one of the houses in the neighbourhood and took their inspirations from Hollywood glamour and mid-century style.

View full article →

Past and Present Apartment in Milan by PUNTOFILIPINO

July 30, 2021

Past and Present Apartment in Milan by PUNTOFILIPINOSometimes, in order to break free from the past you need to explore the past. This was the clever approach of PUNTOFILIPINO, a design firm which abhors minimalism and the "elegant austerity of mid-century modernism". 

View full article →

Customers outside the UK (including EU customers):

All our product prices include UK VAT of 20%, which you don't have to pay! The VAT will be deducted from our product prices at the Checkout. Please see our Terms & Conditions for more details.