Thursday 06 May 2021
‘I thought it was the essence of the competition. It did so much with so little. I loved it and think it is an inspiration for people who live in smaller houses, even council houses, that they can have great architecture as well… It was so well done; it was just beautiful’ - Kunle Barker, Chief Operating Officer, Melt Property
‘They’ve clearly been light on their toes as they have worked through this, and really reacted to the building. And I think it’s lovely; spatially very successful with little in the way of changes. it feels very striking what they’ve done with very little’ – Melissa Dowler, Director, Bell Phillips Architects
‘It’s a real, complete, whole project; the fact that they designed and built the furniture as well, and the storage, and every single aspect has been taken care of, which could be a bit scary for the client and perhaps it was at some point. But I think it’s achieved a complete project that looks fantastic in every aspect’ - Karen Stylianides, Editor, Grand Designs Magazine
‘From the first meeting, I saw Anamaria and Bogdan’s ambition to unlock the true potential of my ex-council house. After an exciting collaboration, we obtained a result that became my definition of a home: discrete on the outside, but warm, protective and spacious on the inside. Each area has its own personality. My favourite is sitting on the dining room bench, which connects the front and back garden, connects the kitchen to the dining, and connects the pictures and lighting on the walls in the hallway and dining. It gives so much and uses the available space to the max.'
EXPLORE THE PROJECT ALBUM © Jim Stephenson
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