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Buero Wagner makes inventive use of industrial materials in Munich office extension

August 12, 2022 Ali Morris 0
Industrial materials in Munich office extension

Curtains made from aluminium foil and furniture made from galvanised-steel gratings are just some of the novel uses of industrial materials featured in this silver-coloured office extension in Munich. Designed by local studio Buero Wagner, the extension was created by opening up the basement of an existing office in the backyard of a turn-of-the-century building

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Red stone covers extension to London terrace by O’Sullivan Skoufoglou Architects

August 3, 2022 Alyn Griffiths 0
Exterior image of the red stone extension at Kensington Place

O’Sullivan Skoufoglou Architects has added a rear extension clad in red porphyry stone to a Victorian house in London, creating a kitchen and dining area connected to a courtyard garden. The project, named Kensington Place, was completed for a family that wanted to update the mid-terrace property they had lived in since the 1970s to

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Scullion Architects adds corrugated metal-clad extension to Dublin cottage

July 27, 2022 Jon Astbury 0
Rear facade of metal house extension

Irish studio Scullion Architects has expanded a home in Dublin, Ireland, retaining the remnants of previous extensions and contrasting them with corrugated metal-clad forms. The two-bedroom terraced cottage, located north of Dublin’s centre, had been subject to former extensions that were left to decay over the years. Scullion Architects adopted an approach of only demolishing

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Splinter Society adds black timber extensions to Melbourne cottage

July 21, 2022 Jon Astbury 0
Image of the black timber-clad exterior of Host House

Black timber forms cut through a former worker’s cottage to create open living spaces at this home in Melbourne designed by local studio Splinter Society for its founders. Studio founders Asha Nicholas and Chris Stanley purchased the cottage shortly after graduating in 2005, and over the past two decades have gradually added new spaces to create

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Ten homes with light-filled glass extensions

July 17, 2022 Alice Finney 0
Tower House by Dominic Mckenzie

For our latest lookbook, we’ve chosen 10 residential glass extensions that create airy, light-filled and modern additions to homes. Glass is a popular material for house extensions as it is durable, weather-resistant and – thanks to its transparency – adds light and brightness to a space. While glass extensions are common in cities all over

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A202 Arhitekti adds pitched-roof wooden extension to renovated brick house in Slovenia

July 15, 2022 Alyn Griffiths 0
Image of the exterior of House MM

Slovenian architecture studio A202 Arhitekti has added a timber-lined extension and mezzanine bedroom to a derelict house in the town of Domžale, Slovenia. The owners of House MM decided to retain the shell of the property, which dates from the beginning of the 20th century and was one of few remaining traditional homes in the

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BAAO extends Carroll Gardens Townhouse around a magnolia tree

July 9, 2022 Dan Howarth 0
Townhouse extension around a magnolia tree

A family home in Brooklyn has been extended and renovated by local studio Barker Associates Architecture Office, to expand the kitchen and create larger rooms for the daughters. The Carroll Gardens Townhouse, located a block away from the Gowanus Canal, was the family of four’s home for a decade before they decided they needed more

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Studio Weave adds timber artist’s retreat to traditional English cottage

July 6, 2022 Alyn Griffiths 0
Artist retreat

Architecture office Studio Weave has added a timber-clad extension to a cottage in Devon, England, that has views of the surrounding landscape. Studio Weave designed the two-storey addition to a stone cottage in the Blackdown Hills to provide flexible guest accommodation and a work space for the family and visiting artists. Named Made of Sand, after the site’s

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Emil Eve uses natural materials to bring “sense of calm” to renovated London home

July 1, 2022 Alyn Griffiths 0
Timber-framed house extension in London

Architecture studio Emil Eve has added a timber-framed extension to a Victorian house in south London that contains light-filled interior spaces with a connection to the outdoors. The owners of the end-terrace house on Waghorn Street in Peckham tasked Emil Eve with adapting the interior to provide bright, contemporary spaces for living and entertaining. The

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Will Gamble Architects adds glass-walled extension to Pergola House in Leicestershire

June 25, 2022 Alyn Griffiths 0
Living room with floor-to-ceiling windows

London studio Will Gamble Architects has added a brick bedroom suite to a Georgian house in England, along with a contrasting glass-walled extension on the ground floor that opens to the garden. Located in a conservation area in Leicestershire, the Pergola House was extended by Will Gamble Architects to create a contemporary kitchen, dining and

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