Sophie Bates BA(Hons) Dip(ARCH) RIBA, is the founder and owner of Sophie Bates Architects, a London based studio established to deliver innovative, contemporary residential architecture and interiors.

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How To Add Light To A Victorian Villa

Having worked as a residential architect for 20 years and starting Sophie Bates Architects in 2010 it was definitely about time we extended and refurbished our own home. By removing the chimneybreast and building in open kitchen shelving up to the ceiling with a hatch to visually connect the kitchen to the front room, light flows into the centre of the house.