Broomhill

George Buchanan Architects Ltd

The transformation of a Victorian villa into a contemporary home for modern family living. In addition to an expansive extension forming a large open plan kitchen / dining area, the brief included creating a link to and conversion of the existing garage to provide a home gym and study. A simple palette of quality materials such as sandstone (reclaimed from demolishing a previous extension to the house), zinc rainscreen cladding and high performance glazing was selected. Through a collaborative approach with the Structural Engineer, David Narro Associates, supporting steelwork was hidden within external wall panels and in between the clerestory glazing. This allowed a clean, uncluttered extension to be formed and natural light to flood the new space. General refurbishment of traditional features ensured the property was restored to the highest standard with re-instatement of cornicing and ceiling roses, roof and stone repairs, and full restoration of all internal woodwork.

Location

Victoria Park Gardens South
Broomhill
GLASGOW G11 7BX
United Kingdom

Contact

George Buchanan
Director
george@georgebuchananarchitects.com

Client

Private

Completed

February 2013

Size

Contract Value

£300,000

Categories

  • House extensions and renovations