Out of Sight

Spaced Out Architecture Studio , London, 2009


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A small sun terrace creates a private area 

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  • A small sun terrace creates a private area    
  • Stealth roof extension    
  • View of the interior, large sliding folding doors provide views on to the city    
  • The gleaming extension facade reflects the sky    
  • Section    
  • Front elevation    
  • Existing section    
  • Existing front elevation    
  • Roof to chimney detail    
  • Roof construction detail    

Double-pitched mansard roof extension that provides a much needed extra storey to an otherwise cramped maisonette

Titled "Out of Sight", the composition has made no visual impact on the street scene along Westbourne Road. The facade is set back from the facade behind the existing front parapet, providing outside space.

The architect specified high reflective stainless steel for a specific signature to the building as oppose to traditional slate cladding roof extensions.


  • Begun: Feb 2009
  • Completed: Jun 2009
  • Floor area: 45m2
  • Sector: House
  • Total cost: £58,000
  • Funding: Private
  • Procurement: JCT Minor Works
  • Address: Westbourne Road, London, N7 8AB, United Kingdom

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