A new triple-height space and generous openings towards the garden have brought ample natural light into the heart of this unusual 1930s house. This, together with a restrained choice of materials and colours, has transformed the house into a joyful home with an ecological twist.
Submitted by: Magali McKay, astula-architecture, Lewes. www.astula-architecture.co.uk
Architect: Magali McKay, astula-architecture (upper floor works).
Designer: Tom Cuthbert, Cuthbert Studio (upper floors work).
Contractors: Dave Smith. Tel: 07702 595 892 & Steve Holford. Tel: 07771 962 804 (ground floor works) | Ashcombe Building & Construction Ltd (upper floor works). www.ashcombebuilding.co.uk
Craftsmen: Tobin Seymour & Phil Norris, Ashcombe Building & Construction Ltd (general trades and joinery) | Mark d’Ascoli (kitchen fabrication). Tel: 07813 445 895 | Kevin Blondel (study). www.kblondeldesign.co.uk
Other: Crispin Williams, Engaging Interiors (Kitchen Design), Lewes. www.engaginginteriors.uk | Dixon Hurst Kemp Structural Engineers (ground floor work). www.dhk.co.uk | Ellis Structures (upper floor works). www.ellisstructures.com