Eton court

Nissen Richards Studio, London, 2013


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Dining room 

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  • Dining room    
  • Study    
  • Bathroom    
  • Bespoke cabinet detail    
  • Hall and bespoke book cases    
  • Kitchen    
  • Living room     
  • Living toom through to dining room     
  • Ensuite Plan + Section    
  • Existing Ground Floor Plan    
  • Proposed Ground floor Plan    
  • Interior section    
  • Interior Section    
  • Working Detail    

The internal refurbishment of 1920s three bedroom apartment

This extensive internal refurbishment of an existing three bedroom apartment within a 1920s block formed new linings and insertions to create a new seamless environment.

Working with contractor A Price Limited and specialist cabinet-maker Lars Wagner, the architect created a collection of insertions and new additions - a series of oak joinery elements provide the function of both storage and display. Coloured and timber openings puncture the cabinets forming apertures for sculptures and art works.

A new oak floor was laid throughout uniting the spaces and seamlessly joining the linear entrance hall with the dining and reception room. A bookshelf-wall lines the entrance hall and expresses the central axis of the plan. The bookshelf’s depth is extruded to create deep door openings into a series of rooms, and within these, new wardrobes and cupboards to provide additional storage space within the bedroom and study.


  • Begun: Jan 2013
  • Completed: Jun 2013
  • Floor area: 170m2
  • Sector: Residential
  • Total cost: £200,000
  • Procurement: Traditional lump sum
  • Address: 48 Eton Court, Eton Avenue, Belsize Park, London, NW3 3HJ, United Kingdom

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