Hoxton House

David Mikhail Architects, London, 2010


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  • Location plan    
  • Basement and ground floor plans    
  • First, second and third floor plans    
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Renovation of a Victorian House in Hackney, featuring a one metre-deep timber framed glass extension

Both the garden and the basement floor have been lowered and a glazed box has been added to the rear. Part of the upper ground floor has been removed to create a double height dining area and kitchen that connects directly to the garden.

The two-storey cruciform façade is engineered from Douglas fir and structurally bonded double-glazing. A white kitchen and concrete floor are offset with natural materials and warm brick hues in the small courtyard.

Part of the upper ground floor was also removed from the front of the house to give access for a new stair.


  • Begun: Jul 2009
  • Completed: May 2010
  • Floor area: 124m2
  • Sector: House
  • Total cost: £200,000
  • Procurement: JCT Minor Works 05 Rev 2009
  • Address: Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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