This heavy constraint did not limit the ambition of extending this family home and opening connections with the garden, while balancing the need of protecting the privacy from the overlooking neighbouring properties. The diagonal upward running direction of the large pipe has determined the stepped plan and section of the new additions.
The original, gambrel-roofed home in Waldoboro, Maine was built in the 1980s and set back from the water a few hundred feet. The home needed a major update and expansion, and the owners wanted to really make it a place that reflected their family spirit.
Direct commission for a new extension and full refurbishment of a ground-floor flat in a Victorian terraced house in Finsbury Park. The new building replaces an existing side-return extension and adds an additional 20m² to form an open-plan kitchen and living space …
Our client wished to refurbish and extend their existing roof terrace room, creating a stronger relationship with the external spaces and London skyline. The proposal sits within a Conservation area in central London, requiring a considered design approach that is sensitive to the existing building and context.
The owners of this large detached Edwardian House, wanted us to work on designs for the building that would open up the internal rooms and embrace the large mature garden. An existing garage is to be converted into much needed store and utility room that sits nestled into the banks of the higher level garden.
The rear part of the Brunswick house is now connected to the new garage through the existing rear courtyard. We also created an outdoor-indoor living area with an engineered timber looking deck for entertaining.