Elm Road

Waind Gohil Architects, Kingston, 2010


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Front elevation 

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  • Front elevation    
  • Glazed extension facade provide natural daylight    
  • Glazing    
  • Detail of extension window    
  • Timber cladding    
  • Internal view along stairs    
  • Location plan    
  • Ground floor plan    
  • First floor plan    
  • Roof plan    
  • Section    
  • Front elevation    
  • Side elevation    
  • Rear elevation    
  • Detail section    

Reconfiguration and extension of a narrow detached house to provide increased living space

Limited space to the side of the property created the first design obstacle. A 1.2m wide extension over two storeys constructed from a lightweight timber frame and simply detailed with western red cedar cladding and large areas of glazing - providing a new and efficient stair, artist's studio and the enlargement of other living and bedroom areas.

The service and storage spaces within the new extension displaced the buildings services, allowing the existing plan of the house to support open-plan living.


  • Begun: Nov 2009
  • Completed: Apr 2010
  • Floor area: 30m2
  • Sector: House
  • Total cost: £50,000
  • Procurement: JCT Homeowner's Contract
  • Address: Elm Road, Kingston, KT2 6HY, United Kingdom

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