Concrete and Glass

Knott Architects, London, 2012


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Concrete and glass kitchen extension

An ancient low ceilinged kitchen extension needed replacing, allowing daylight into the heart of the house, a better connection with the garden, and increased headroom.

A tall enclosure of banded of glass and concrete was created.

Internally, exposed brickwork, lime-washed floorboards, and stainless steel worktops sit well with natural render and white skimcoat wall finishes.

A bespoke sink unit of recycled marble from the old kitchen, and galvanised steel sits in front of the glass wall, without obscuring the view
elow braided stainless steel pipes deal elegantly with the plumbing
ere is the perfect place for the youngest member of the family to hide out.


  • Begun: Sep 2011
  • Completed: Jan 2012
  • Floor area: 10m2
  • Sector: House
  • Total cost: £53,000
  • Tender date: Aug 2011
  • Procurement: JCT Minor Works 2005 rev 2 2009
  • Address: Upper Holloway, London, N7, United Kingdom

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