Extension to Listed Cottage, Kent
This property is Grade II Listed and provides accommodation with great character and appeal. It is however lacking in natural light so the brief was to create a lighter more spacious living area that related well to the garden. The proposed design departs from the rectangular geometry of the cottage and takes on the splayed angle of the side boundary. The design integrates the new extension with minimal impact on the historic fabric of the cottage, and whilst being a contemporary piece it respects the scale and proportion of the original cottage.
Materials for the extension are designed to complement the existing cottage. The detailing is, however, contemporary and crisp generating a pleasing balance between old and new.