Recently granted planning permission and worked through detailed design. This is a single storey extension defined by its floating butterfly roof which will achieve excellent natural light and warmth and an uplifting sense of space within this extension.
November 2012. Front view of house with its existing side extension (with leaking roof!)
November 2012. Rear view of house with its existing side extension prior to commencement of construction works onsite.
20th December 2012. Front view. In line with clients preference, we have work commenced just before Christmas. Side extension is knocked and cleared and grounds are prepared for new foundations.
20th December 2012. Rear view.
31st January 2013. Rear view. Foundations prepared and in place, rising walls and first layers of insulation now being erected, and opes for walls and windows to maximise natural light being formed.
31st January 2013. Side view. Side alley to be maintained for clients access to rear garden.
14th February 2013. View from front of extension. Major steel members to roof are in place, and to the left the blockwork shows the large wedge shaped window opes to the southern aspect.
14th February 2013. View from the rear garden. Again the shape of the roof and walls which determine the glazed openings are apparent. The large opening you see here will frame a sliding door with fanlight over overlooking the rear garden below, and natural light from the evening setting sun.