Copper Clad Rooftop Extension

Poulsom Middlehurst, London, 2014

 

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A copper-clad rooftop extension to a one-bedroom flat in East London

The architect extended and refurbished this top floor, one bedroom flat in Clapton, East London with the addition of a copper roof extension and internal refurbishment to create a distinctive, light and airy property.

Perched on top of this three-storey Victorian terrace the copper addition provides an extra bedroom and bathroom whilst providing a natural and changing backdrop to the external roof top terrace.

The owners of the home wanted to bring light through on all levels and unify the spaces, as well as implement a consistent aesthetic throughout.

Large windows, glass balustrades and roof lights give the space an airy and lofty feel providing numerous new vistas and views to the surrounding trees and sky.

A new stair acts as a spine which knits together the new and old aspects of the property to create a single, coherent set of spaces.

Data

  • Begun: Jun 2014
  • Completed: Oct 2014
  • Floor area: 86m2
  • Sector: Residential
  • Total cost: £110,000
  • Funding: Private
  • Tender date: Feb 2014
  • Procurement: JCT Homeowner Building Contract with consultant
  • Address: Reighton Road, London, E5 8SG, United Kingdom

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