Piano Nobile / Plus Architecture

Piano Nobile / Plus Architecture

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Houses  · 
Dublin, Ireland
  • Architects Authors of this architecture project Plus Architecture Ireland
  • Area Area of this architecture project
    185.0 m2
  • Project Year Brands with products used in this architecture project
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    ADT Façade Solutions, Arena Kitchens, Louis Poulsen, Reynaers Aluminium
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    Text description provided by the architects. The character of this red brick Victorian terrace house was what originally attracted the client to the property. The layout of the existing house- and the layout of the adjacent neighbouring houses in the terrace- is unusual, in that the upper entry level contains reception rooms and kitchen/ dining functions, with bedroom provisions located at the lower ground level.

    © Donal Murphy
    © Donal Murphy

    The client wanted to retain the character and the layout of the existing house but wanted to extend the back of the house to create a large modern kitchen and family living space.


    The extension contains a new WC and kitchen at upper ground level and a new bedroom , utility and living room at lower ground level. The new bedroom and utility open into a new internal courtyard. The kitchen is connected to the family room below by a double height void and the floor to ceiling glass connects the kitchen and living room to the garden.  

    © Donal Murphy
    © Donal Murphy

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    Cite: "Piano Nobile / Plus Architecture" 09 Jun 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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