Hartham Road

Nissen Adams, London , 2008


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The rear elevation 

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  • The rear elevation    
  • Detail of the outside decking    
  • The concealed door    
  • Attention to door details    
  • The continuity of the door paneling and the decking    
  • Roof overhang    
  • The interior of the extension    
  • Ground floor plan    
  • Plans    
  • Section    
  • Section A-A    
  • Section C-C    
  • Section D-D    
  • Elevations    
  • Side elevation    
  • Existing plans    
  • Existing rear elevation    
  • Concept sketch    
  • Concept sketch    
  • Cladding and window detail    

Two small extensions to the rear of a four storey Victorian house in Islington to provide a dining annex and additional utility space

The extensions operate with different aesthetics. The first takes the form of a lead-wrapped volume with large, timber-framed glazed doors and a rooflight delineating the dining space below.

The second, comprising garden store and sanitary facilities, is a refined garden shed clad in cedar.

The lines of the cladding extend to the ground as wood-cast concrete planks, returning up the far wall as a timber trellis. This wrap forms a route from dining space to garden, completed by rough-cast steps to lawn level.


  • Completed: Mar 2008
  • Floor area: 17m2
  • Sector: House
  • Total cost: £74,000
  • Procurement: Traditional JCT MW05
  • Address: Hartham Road, London , N7 9HA, United Kingdom

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