Modern Home Addition with a Fascinating and Unexpected Design

Modern Home Addition with a Fascinating and Unexpected Design

This modern home addition with an original and unexpected design comes from Paul McAneary Architects and is located in Hammersmith, London. The project is called “Faceted House 1″ and it represents an impressive extension of a two story building. The new construction has an unusual exterior, featuring sliding doors and a frameless folded roof panel, creating a “ballet of light”. But above all that, the architects wanted to create a strong indoor/outdoor connection: “The concept driving the whole design is a 30° twist that allows physical and perceptive overlapping between the indoor and the outdoor spaces, between the garden and kitchen thresholds – so whilst at the sink you feel the garden is actually behind you. This conceptual idea is manifest in the details of the faceted zinc facade and the floating external deck, being cut back to a fine angled edge. The garden becomes a vital ingredient of the living space.

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6 comments

  • M M September 18, 2010 at 14:54 PMLogin to Reply →

    Beautiful……………but I think that they still lack light inside.

  • Sonja September 18, 2010 at 16:30 PMLogin to Reply →

    Any shots of the bedroom and loo available? Fascinating space!

  • Juliette Samuel September 19, 2010 at 05:41 AMLogin to Reply →

    Great concept. I like the sectional skylight over the eating area too. :-)

  • Kitchens Dublin September 19, 2010 at 10:34 AMLogin to Reply →

    Really unexpected! I love the glass roof area, it gives the feel of a sun room.

  • REVENGER September 21, 2010 at 07:42 AMLogin to Reply →

    minimal and i loveit !

  • Faceted House1: ampliación hacia el jardín September 22, 2010 at 19:02 PMLogin to Reply →

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