Our clients needed an extension to their existing home to accommodate their needs as a family. The open plan space introduces a new kitchen, dining area, lounge and office. There are folding doors between the lounge and office which can be used to separate the two or left open to provide a larger open space. The inclusion of roof lights and large glass sliding doors to the garden ensure the space is flooded with natural light.
The architects wanted a patio area to act as a transition from the addition to the yard and to provide a place for dining and seating. In gray slate, it complements the windows. A wall built on one side acts as an enclosure. “The original house is finished in a blue [plaster], so we chose a creamy [plaster] here,” Thompson says. This addition finish continues on the new wall.
Zinc coping surrounds the windows. “The owners wanted something modern that contrasted with the [plaster],” Thompson say - k_rudito