The brief was to design a modern addition to the house to resolve a problematic floor plan to accommodate extended family.
The new wing provides a large kitchen and dining area with two ensuite bedrooms and large areas of glazing oriented to the garden views.
Vernacular materials were selected using modern detailing and construction methods. The scale and form of the building was designed to provide a respectful ‘bookend’ to the existing property.
The extension has been carefully considered to relate to its context and setting. Vernacular external materials were chosen to reference to typical Kentish agricultural buildings, but interpreted in a modern style. The use of large glazed areas to maximise light penetration and to break down the boundary between inside and out.