A Blackened Wood Addition Created Space For Another Bedroom At This House In London

Nicholas Kirk Architects has completed the refurbishment of a period property in London, England, that included a new charred timber bedroom addition. #ShouSugiBan #BedroomAddition #BlackenedTimber
Photography by Agnese Sanvito

Nicholas Kirk Architects has completed the refurbishment of a period property in London, England, that included a new charred timber bedroom addition.

The clients, a young couple with a baby on the way, wanted to transform their home into an oasis away from the busy city, where they could relax and enjoy their surroundings.

Here’s a look at the building and yard they were working with…

Nicholas Kirk Architects has completed the refurbishment of a period property in London, England, that included a new charred timber bedroom addition. #BritishArchitecture

The interior of the building has received a bright update, with the main social areas of the house designed to take advantage of the large windows, while hidden lighting above the kitchen adds a warm glow to the room.


The interior of the building has received a bright update, with the main social areas of the house designed to take advantage of the large windows, while hidden lighting above the kitchen adds a warm glow to the room. #OpenPlan #Kitchen #LivingRoom #Dining #ModernInterior
Photography by Agnese Sanvito

A guest bedroom has been updated with wood-framed folding glass doors that open to the yard.


Door Ideas - This modern guest bedroom has wood-framed folding glass doors that open to the updated yard. #GuestBedroom #DoorIdeas #FoldingDoors
Photography by Agnese Sanvito

In the bathroom, the lower half of the room has been kept white, while a picture rail provides a place to display art and also acts as a small space for storing items above the vanity.


Bathroom Ideas - In this modern bathroom, the lower half of the room has been kept white, while a picture rail provides a place to display art and also acts as a small space for storing items above the vanity. #BathroomIdeas #ModernBathroom #BathroomDesign
Photography by Agnese Sanvito

The house also received a new addition in the form of the main bedroom. A brick wall provides a backdrop for the bed, while wood beams have been left exposed.

Windows have been included to show off the yard and outdoor living room.


Bedroom Ideas - In this bedroom, a brick wall provides a backdrop for the bed, while wood beams have been left exposed. Windows and a door provide a view of the outdoor lounge and bbq area.
Photography by Agnese Sanvito

The shou sugi ban addition provides contrast to the original brick building, and helps to create a color palette for the outdoor space, where there’s a lounge, a bbq, and an alfresco dining area.


Landscaping Ideas - This modern shou sugi ban addition provides contrast to the original brick building, and helps to create a color palette for the outdoor space, where there's a lounge, a bbq, an alfresco dining area, and planters. #OutdoorSpace #ArchitectureIdeas #Landscaping
Photography by Agnese Sanvito

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The interior of the building has received a bright update, with the main social areas of the house designed to take advantage of the large windows, while hidden lighting above the kitchen adds a warm glow to the room. #OpenPlan #Kitchen #LivingRoom #Dining #ModernInterior
Bedroom Ideas - In this bedroom, a brick wall provides a backdrop for the bed, while wood beams have been left exposed, and a skylight adds natural light. #BedroomIdeas
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