Bespoke Lumen Rooflights have transformed this modest traditional London apartment into a luxurious modernist home.
Lumen Rooflights supplied five stunning bespoke rooflights for a conversion in South West London. The apartment spans the entire top floor of its mid-victorian building in Putney.
By reducing the number of existing rooflights and using a cleaner design with minimal frames set within the plane of the slate roof, it was possible to both reduce their visual impact externally while dramatically improving the order and special quality within the flat.
Lumen products were adapted into a design which met his exacting requirements, in terms of sizes, appearance and operation, including concealed electric actuation and electric blinds. Lumen’s truly bespoke rooflight offering enabled the client to tailor the product in order to make his vision a reality.
The ambitious project has completely re-imagine the internal layout and external aesthetics of the property. This has included an impressive minimalist floor to ceiling glass doors leading to the terraces and the creation of additional accommodation (a bedroom and shower room) in what is now a stylish, light filled, yet quietly understated Penthouse Apartment.
Whilst refreshingly contemporary, the new design remains sympathetic to the building and its surroundings and compliant with all aspects of the local planning authorities.
The thoughtful use of high quality materials and bespoke finishes were an integral aspect of the project throughout. This was particularly true of the rooflights, which have proved a major feature of the refurbishment and now flood the new space with light
In line with current national and local government policy on energy conservation, the overall energy consumption has been reduced both in terms of passive measures and the equipment used.