Walker + Simunic Residence

JaK Studio, London, 2017

 

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Main Living Space 

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  • Main Living Space    
  • Kitchen Area    
  • External Night View    
  • Paddle Stairs    
  • Fireplace    
  • Master Bedroom Terrace    
  • Main Space Night View    
  • Master Ensuite Bathroom    
  • Master Bedroom Detail    
  • Proposed Site Plan    
  • Proposed Lower Floor Plan    
  • Proposed Upper Floor Plan    
  • Proposed Roof Plan    
  • Proposed Section    
  • Proposed Elevations    
  • Proposed Detail Section 1    
  • Proposed Detail Section 2    
  • Exploded Axonometric    
  • Axonometric View    
  • Proposed Paddle Stairs Details    

Internal refurbishment of the top floor flat of a large detached Victorian property and attic conversion including new dormer extension to form new two-storey loft.

The clients, a young professional couple, owned the top floor flat of a large detached Victorian property in Crouch End, North London, and wanted to extend their home to the attic floor.

Instead of a traditional 2 storey apartment, the design aims at taking advantage of the height by breaking up partially the attic floor and creating a flat roof dormer to offer a cathedral space to the main living area.
he double height glazing, which leads to a small terrace, brings a great deal of light to the loft and offers breathtaking views onto North London and Alexandra Palace.The mezzanine space hosts the master bedroom with its en-suite and its own terrace.

While the external appearance of the extension is subservient to the existing building and surroundings, with matching brickwork and zinc roof, its internal decoration features exposed brickwork, bare concrete wall and copper finishes, giving an industrial touch to the loft. A timber paddle stairs and 2 concrete chimney breasts frame this immense space and act as focus points.

Data

  • Begun: May 2016
  • Completed: Mar 2017
  • Floor area: 142m2
  • Sector: Residential
  • Total cost: £238,000
  • Funding: private funding
  • Tender date: Mar 2016
  • Procurement: Traditional RIBA Domestic Contract
  • Address: Flat 4, 58 Coolhurst Road , London, N8 8EU, United Kingdom

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