At first glance, this appears to be a scene direct from a Silent Hill movie, but in reality, it’s just a beautiful home to be. You read that right, architect Laura Clark managed to successfully transform a long-abandoned public restroom underneath the Crystal Palace Parade, into a beautiful private luxury home, complete with streamlined shelving, a modern kitchen, and a gold-leafed bathroom. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
According to Inhabitat, “The restrooms were built in 1929 and had last seen activity in the 1980s. Clark’s practice, Lamp Architects, set to turn the mouldering toilets into a light-filled, cozy home for only £65,000. She worked alongside laborers, pitching in with much of the construction and even convincing her martial-arts training fellows to aid with the renovation. Tiles for the splashback in the kitchen were reclaimed from the original structure, as was a mirror placed in the living room. Not without a sense of humor, Clark displays a small public health poster warning of the dangers of venereal diseases in the kitchen.”