A client consisting of a pair of professionals in addition to their young daughter presented to us that has a vision for their home which had been inspired through the viewing of the television program Grand Designs. The client envisioned a fresh communal area for their home which could be achieved by combing the existing dining room area that has a fresh open plan kitchen in addition to raised deck to the garden.
The idea was thought which This kind of could be best achieved by the addition in addition to construction of an L-shaped extension to their Victorian era home.
- Exposed brickwork which faced internally
- Exposed steel beams to create an ‘industrial’ feel as per requested by the client
- A bespoke glass roof
- An open-plan Proline kitchen with custom shelving as designed by Kroos Architecture in consultation with the client
The client presented to us that has a very determined in addition to specific vision with what they hoped to achieve through the renovation, in addition to we ourselves were quite determined to producing a complete in addition to satisfactory outcome for them. Consultation could be key in addition to the idea was through extensive discussions in addition to with the assistance of concept drawings, versions in addition to virtual visual walkthroughs which we could be able to achieve in addition to produce the clients vision for their home.
An overall desire for more natural light throughout the home was identified as a key component to the project, along that has a minimal yet modern design aesthetic which could be complimented with elements of an industrial feel. We were able to gain some direction through the viewing of the client’s favourite project completion through the before mentioned Grand Designs television program.
Planning in addition to permission applications were to be sought in addition to the idea was as This kind of stage which Kroos Architecture was made aware of objections to the project which were being made by the neighbour who was residing next door to the property. The neighbour was very concerned about the inconvenience which might be caused by the construction in addition to the outcome of the project, along with the suggestion which we replace an existing shared wall between the properties that has a fresh extension wall.
To overcome these objections we adopted a diplomatic tone to ensure which our client’s could be able to implement in addition to achieve their desired designs in addition to renovations, whilst also keeping Great relations with their next door neighbour which could be vital both at This kind of point in addition to into the future. The lowering of the height of the fresh extension wall was a helpful compromise during This kind of process which also set the project on to the path of completion to the satisfaction of all parties concerned.
A newly designed in addition to implemented minimalist/modern space was created for the clients to enjoy in addition to spend their time residing within. Extra natural light could at This kind of point pour into space thanks to the fresh bespoke roof which was installed, in addition to the known benefits of open plan living were at This kind of point also available courtesy of the stepped down dining area, Proline open plan kitchen in addition to raised area to the existing garden.
The objections through the next door neighbour were overcome with the use of a diplomatic tone in addition to manner, with the unexpected result of the neighbour generating enquiries of their own to Kroos Architecture regarding how they could incorporate similar designs to those of our client into their very own home.