Bryanstone Road Extension

Knott Architects, London, 2009


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View of extension from garden 

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  • View of extension from garden    
  • View of extension from garden    
  • The extension features three distinct     
  • View of extension from garden    
  • The extension features three distinct     
  • Entering the extension    
  • A glass panel separates the kitchen space into two areas    
  • Ground floor plan    
  • Extension plan    
  • Cross scetion    
  • Rear elevation    
  • Plan before    
  • Detail D - Slot glazing section    
  • Detail B - Glass roof and door junction    
  • Detail A - Roof cross section    

Extension to north London home distinct for it's strips of cedar, glass and brick

The architects' brief was to enlarge a family space in a London terrace, without compromising the garden, and to connect the interior and exterior

Forming a dining alcove off the main kitchen space, a glazed slot both divides and joins the two spaces and provides a route to the garden.

The slot is roofed with a double-glazed flat panel and flanked by further panels. A strip of uninterrupted glazing links the existing space with the new area, where oversized frameless glass doors wrap up and over as roof glazing. A strip of cedar cladding also drapes up and over to engineering bricks, which terminate at the boundary line.


  • Begun: Mar 2008
  • Completed: Mar 2009
  • Floor area: 34m2
  • Sector: House
  • Total cost: £127,000
  • Procurement: JCT Minor Works
  • Address: Bryanstone Road, London, N8, United Kingdom

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