A Contemporary Two Storey Extension to a Victorian House in Dublin

A Contemporary Two Storey Extension to a Victorian House in Dublin

Project: Contemporary Two Storey Extension
Architects: Plus Architecture
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Area 185.0 m2
Project Year 2016
Photographer: Donal Murphy

The character of this red brick Victorian terrace house was what originally attracted the client to the property. The layout of the existing house- and the layout of the adjacent neighbouring houses in the terrace- is unusual, in that the upper entry level contains reception rooms and kitchen/ dining functions, with bedroom provision at the lower ground level.

A Contemporary Two Storey Extension to a Victorian House in Dublin

The client wanted to retain the character and the layout of the existing house but wanted to extend the back of the house to create a large modern kitchen and family living space. The extension contains a new wc and kitchen at upper ground level and a new bedroom, utility and living room at lower ground level. The new bedroom and utility open into a new internal courtyard. The kitchen is connected to the family room below by a double height void and the floor to ceiling glass connects the kitchen and living room to the garden.

A Contemporary Two Storey Extension to a Victorian House in Dublin

A Contemporary Two Storey Extension to a Victorian House in Dublin

A Contemporary Two Storey Extension to a Victorian House in Dublin

brick Victorian terrace house, Newbridge Avenue, Plus Architecture

A Contemporary Two Storey Extension to a Victorian House in Dublin

A Contemporary Two Storey Extension to a Victorian House in Dublin

brick Victorian terrace house, Newbridge Avenue, Plus Architecture

brick Victorian terrace house, Newbridge Avenue, Plus Architecture

A Contemporary Two Storey Extension to a Victorian House in Dublin

A Contemporary Two Storey Extension to a Victorian House in Dublin

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