Coach House

RA Projects, London , 2012


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  • Sun spot    
  • Waterfall    
  • Walkin    
  • Music is life    
  • Balancing act    
  • Hop scotch    
  • Sky high    
  • Afro hall    
  • Water floor    
  • Site plan    
  • Ground floor plan    
  • Section A-A    
  • Section B-B    
  • Sections C-C and D-D    
  • Kitchen and cabinet elevations    
  • Sketch    
  • Rooflight to wall detail    
  • Fixed rooflight detail    
  • Sliding door detail    

The project is a remodelling and extension to the back of an existing residential property in north London. Alterations include bespoke interior alterations and insertion of light wells and rear terrace

The project is a remodeling and extension to an existing two-storey masonry construction dwelling in north London. The rear of the upper ground floor, which contains living room and kitchen in one space, opens out to a small terrace that is connected to a rear garden below via a set of steel stairs.

The alteration is to remove the existing sliding folding doors and windows that form the rear of the upper ground floor, and extend the overall space by replacing it with new sliding folding doors that span the width of the whole terrace. It also involved extensive bespoke remodeling of the interiors that include construction of two large sliding skylights, one of which is along the wall of the living room and the other, above the existing stairs that lead to the lower ground floor, which prior to the alterations received no daylight.

In addition to the physical alterations the concept is to make the space seem much larger than it is with the use of light and materials.


  • Begun: Oct 2011
  • Completed: Feb 2012
  • Floor area: 32m2
  • Sector: House
  • Total cost: £86,000
  • Tender date: Aug 2011
  • Procurement: JCT Minor Works
  • Address: Coach House , 23 Oval Road , London , NW1 7EA, United Kingdom

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