Features: Contemporary glulam extension with floor to ceiling glazing and cantilevered corner.
Requirements: Unusual extension, designed by local architects to open up the house to the landscape.
The striking and unusual design complements the refurbishment of the existing house. Floor to ceiling glazing combined with a cantilevered corner allow for uninterrupted views.
Local design integrated with locally sourced sustainable timber
This striking and unusual extension was designed by Living Space Architects for a contemporary addition to an existing house in Cornwall. There was a conscious effort to use a local architect and locally sourced, sustainable materials wherever possible.
The client’s priority was to frame the beautiful surroundings while using sustainable materials to reflect their project ethos. A natural solution came in the form of the chestnut glulam timber frame, sourced locally from an FSC certified supplier.Read more
This is a great example of where quality architectural input optimises the outcome for the client, transforming what could have been just an extension into a stand-out feature, truly unique and tailored to the house and its surroundings.
The owners wanted to open their house to the landscape in the most sustainable way possible with an open-plan extension. The glass-box style design includes sliding glass panels that open up the corner of the extension for uninterrupted sea views.