15 Durant Street

Architecture For London, London, 2016

 

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The refurbishment and extension of a private home in the Tower Hamlets conservation area

Aware that many nearby planning applications had been rejected, a balanced approach to the development was carried out in order to achieve a two-storey rear extension along with a more typical single storey side-infill.

Externally the house is ‘dressed’ at the lower level to respond to individual tastes, with a garden-facing extension clad in inclined slate.

The internal layout responds to the client's individual needs with the ground floor stepping down from the existing living area at the front to a new open-plan kitchen and dining area at the back.

The larger space forms generous, light-filled rooms for the family to enjoy and is connected straight onto the garden.

Soap-washed douglas fir floorboards are matched with cupboard doors in the kitchen, while copper detailing and exposed ply edges reinforce the air of warm, natural materials that pervades the home.

Data

  • Begun: 2015
  • Completed: May 2016
  • Floor area: 125m2
  • Sector: House
  • Total cost: £250,000
  • Funding: Private
  • Tender date: 2015
  • Address: 15 Durant Street, London, E2 7BP, United Kingdom

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