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Putney Pantry House: Victorian Elegance Meets Modern Design

Modern kitchen with pink cabinets, large island, and glass wall overlooking a courtyard.

Explore the transformation of Putney Pantry House, a Victorian terrace in London, masterfully redesigned in 2023 by Rider Stirland Architects. Once a dim and outdated property, it now stands as a beacon of flexible family living, blending traditional Victorian charm with modern flair.

The heart of this home is its open-plan kitchen and dining area, seamlessly connected to a lush courtyard garden. This architectural marvel not only respects the original structure’s integrity but also introduces contemporary elements like a glass roof and bespoke joinery, making it a perfect blend of old and new.

McDowall Road: A Contemporary Extension in Historic Camberwell

McDowall Road: A Contemporary Extension in Historic Camberwell

In Camberwell, London — a district renowned for its rich Victorian heritage — McDowall Road boasts a harmonious blend of the old and new. Designed by Rider Stirland Architects in 2021, this contemporary extension breathes life into its Victorian interiors by seamlessly merging high-ceilinged rooms with a luminous and modern kitchen.

The interplay between polished concrete floors and traditional herringbone parquet, coupled with the brilliant influx of sunlight through its glazed roof, paints a tableau of nostalgic elegance dancing with cutting-edge design.