Proctor and Shaw has designed an extension that reunites the existing raised kitchen space with the property’s garden 1.2m below.
A new sequence of stepped levels is created to define kitchen, dining, terrace and lawn in a "controlled descent" from house to garden, adding height, light and volume.
Four distinct "quarter glass" windows are shaped in response to the site-generated geometry of the new extension, much like a car's quarter glass windows respond to its angular form. Materially, an exposed timber roof structure creates warmth in the ceiling, complemented by calming tones of copper, Microcement and painted cabinets.
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