Traditional London townhouses are usually relatively tall but narrow, which can make renovation projects an interesting challenge for many architects. There are some incredibly innovative ways to renovate this type of property, just like this basement renovation at Sutherland Place.
Minimally framed glazing is often the desired choice for the glazing in these properties to encourage maximum levels of natural light into the home. Frameless or minimally framed glazing allows the occupants to build a connection to their outdoor living spaces while brightening up the narrow and dark interior.
Slim framed sliding doors and windows were used on this narrow residential property in London to open up the basement for natural light to penetrate into. Minimal windows® siding doors were also used on the ground floor at the rear of the property. The two-track slim aluminium sliding doors allow the occupants to enjoy step-free access out into their rear garden.
At the rear of this terrace home, the garden can be accessed from the ground floor and basement floor levels through slim framed sliding systems. The basement level accesses a sunken courtyard and overlooks the main stretch of garden. This design helps to allow natural light into the basement through the sunken courtyard.