Unknown Architects celebrates original details in renovation of Corner House

Dutch practice Unknown Architects has given this 20th-century home in Leiden, the Netherlands, an understated overhaul to draw attention to its historic quirks.

Corner House sits on the bend of a residential street in the Burgemeesterswijk neighbourhood. Originally built in the early 1900s, the three-storey property has since undergone a number of renovations that obscured its original decor details.

Amsterdam-based practice Unknown Architects has revamped the home to “celebrated its core qualities” for its owners – a family of four who hails from the UK. The refurbishment is designed to suit the comfort requirements of one of the family members who has a physical condition that limits movement.

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