A beautiful British home originally built in the 1930s was in urgent need of a modern restoration. in is a gorgeous example of how an old structure can be cleverly altered to meet the needs of a modern family.
The larger part of Carl Hansen & Søn’s portfolio comprises many of Hans J. Wegner’s furniture designs (the collaboration between Wegner and Hansen began in the late 1940s) alongside works by other designers both old and new.
Designed by Neumann Mendro Andrulaitis Architects the beautiful home has a refreshing gray exterior that complements the natural redwood deck outdoors perfectly. The deck and front porch become an integral part of the narrative of the house and extend the living space outdoors in a seamless fashion.
Designed by Schulberg Demkiw Architects the acquired a new sparkling interior that flows into the rear family area containing an expansive deck and refreshing pool. Blurring the lines between the exterior and the indoors this modern makeover gives the home a more cheerful appeal while allowing its denizens to spend more time outdoors.
The design of the home insulation used and smart choice of light fixtures makes the residence extremely energy-efficient and the addition of photovoltaic panels provides green energy while dramatically reducing the carbon footprint.
A new extension and a cheerful refurbishment of the interior was carried out by OB Architecture who played with the original elements of the structure and combined the home’s rich past with aesthetic modern elements. The central social zone of the revamped home is most obviously the gorgeous landscape that is visually connected with the kitchen and dining space indoors.
Hellerup Manor House is home to numerous pieces designed by Wegner’s expert hand including prototypes and samples that he developed jointly with Holger Hansen Knud Erik Hansen’s father.