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Dezeen Debate features an “exquisite” extension to a gothic home

January 26, 2023 Saudatu Bah 0

The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Debate newsletter features a refurbished 19th-century gothic revival home in Oxford, UK. Subscribe to Dezeen Debate now. Architecture studio Hyde + Hyde added a rear extension with a series of glazed living spaces, which feature the quatrefoil motif. This gave the project its name, Quatrefoil house. Some commenters were inspired

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Quatrefoil House extension by Hyde + Hyde is a “celebration of ornament”

January 19, 2023 Jon Astbury 0

Architecture studio Hyde + Hyde has refurbished a 19th-century Gothic-revival home in Oxford, reinterpreting its ornamental style with an extension finished with decorative metal tiles. Swansea-based Hyde + Hyde was tasked with transforming a poorly-maintained property in the North Oxford Victorian Suburb conservation area into a contemporary family home backing onto a secluded garden. In

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Studio Hallett Ike adds dark brick extension to London flat

January 11, 2023 Jon Astbury 0

White, minimalist living spaces sit within a raw exterior of rough brick walls and galvanised steel openings at this extension to a ground-floor flat in east London, designed by local practice Studio Hallett Ike. Set within a Georgian townhouse in the De Beauvoir area of Hackney, London and Oxford-based Studio Hallett Ike was tasked with

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PDP refurbishes art deco office block with jewel-like extensions in glass and steel

January 5, 2023 Jon Astbury 0

London practice PDP has renovated Eighty Strand, an art deco office building on the Strand, restoring its original finishes and complementing them with glazed pavilions that reference the style’s geometric forms. Located at 80 the Strand, the building was originally designed in 1930 by architects Messrs Joseph, serving as the headquarters of Shell-Mex and British

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Cast House extension by EBBA features brown concrete and vaulted ceiling

January 2, 2023 Amy Frearson 0

EBBA Architects has completed a house extension in east London that combines brutalist-style materials with details inspired by a classic Roman villa. The project, called Cast House, is a rear extension to a Victorian terraced house, creating an enlarged room incorporating a kitchen, a dining space and a conservatory. EBBA’s design features a number of distinct

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Rooftop extension to FAT’s Blue House revealed in drone film

December 22, 2022 Tom Ravenscroft 0

This video shot by architectural photographer Edmund Sumner shows the pebbledash-covered rooftop studio that architect Sean Griffiths recently added to the postmodern Blue House in London. The extension is designed “in the spirit” of the much-lauded original house, which Griffiths designed in 2002 as his own home alongside FAT partners Charles Holland and Sam Jacob. Clad in pink-toned pebbledash, the addition

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Sean Griffiths adds pebbledash extension “in spirit of original house” to FAT’s Blue House

December 19, 2022 Tom Ravenscroft 0

Architect Sean Griffiths has added a pebbledash-covered rooftop studio to the seminal postmodern Blue House he designed 20 years ago as part of architecture studio FAT. The extension completes the house that Griffiths designed, along with Charles Holland and Sam Jacob, as one of FAT’s first built projects in 2002. “The project was very much a piece of unfinished

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Sunniva Rosenberg adds minimal “star-shaped” extension to Norwegian house

December 19, 2022 Alyn Griffiths 0

Architect Sunniva Rosenberg has added an angular annex to a house in Lillesand, Norway, which contains living spaces oriented towards the best views of the surrounding nature. The L15 project involved the renovation and extension of a 1980s family home built around an orchard in the town near Norway’s south coast. Oslo-based Sunniva Rosenberg was

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TAA adds contemporary extension to traditional Toulouse chartreuse house

December 1, 2022 Alyn Griffiths 0

Local architecture office TAA has completed House M in Toulouse, France, featuring a glass-and-concrete extension that contrasts with the existing brick-clad chartreuse-style dwelling. Taillandier Architectes Associés (TAA) was asked to modernise a traditional property in Toulouse’s Minimes neighbourhood to meet the needs of a family of four. House M sits on a long and narrow

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Brick extension opens rural Dutch home out towards a forested garden

November 30, 2022 Jon Astbury 0

Dutch practices Space Encounters and Studio Vincent Architecture have completed BD House, an extension of a 1950s villa in Bergen, the Netherlands, with a brick garden pavilion intended to create the feeling of “living in the forest”. When the new owners of the existing rural villa found it to be structurally unsound, they tasked the

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