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Silchester Park / GKMP Architects

  • 01:00 - 25 August, 2013
Silchester Park / GKMP Architects
Silchester Park / GKMP Architects, © Alice Clancy
© Alice Clancy
  • Architects

  • Location

    Silchester Park, Dublin, Ireland
  • Contractor

    Sheerin Construction
  • Engineer

    Downes Associates
  • Lighting Consultant

    Wink Lighting
  • Area

    40.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

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Plan
Plan

From the architect. The project involves the refurbishment and extension of a 1950s semi-detached house in Glenageary, Dublin, Ireland.

© Alice Clancy
© Alice Clancy

The ground floor rear wall is removed to open the house to the south-facing garden. A series of cranked and faceted walls are made that enclose a new dining area and associated external terraces. The angled walls create deep thresholds between inside and outside and make niches for benches. They are made from blockwork and are faced in render and terracotta tiles. The timber roof of the extension is covered in sedum to have a visual connection with the garden when viewed from the upper floor. A rooflight is made at the point of connection between the new and the existing to pull light into the plan.

© Alice Clancy
© Alice Clancy
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