tamir addadi architecture: extension of private london house
tamir addadi architecture: extension of private london house tamir addadi architecture: extension of private london house
dec 02, 2010

tamir addadi architecture: extension of private london house

”extension and alterations to a private house’ by tamir addadi in islington, london all images courtesy tamir addadi

london-based practice tamir addadi architecture has finished an extension and alteration to a private victorian house in islington. with the main purpose of creating a sense of unity between the exterior garden and the house, the project extends and opens up the basement level to the backyard space.

timber shading provides additional light into the basement

originally, the view of the garden was limited and the only way to access it was through a utility room located between the basement and the ground floor. by excavating and building the basement further back, the created lounge space merges with the garden, providing a lively background to the conventionally dark space through a completely glazed back wall.

from the back garden

the garden’s floor level is slightly raised from the basement’s, and features a terraced design constructed from concrete for outdoor seating and planting. the concrete material translates into the interior, blurrying the boundary between garden and lounge. a wooden bar table also extends the garden’s floor level into the space. timber shading above the table provides additional sun into the basement. the new kitchen and cabinetry are largely finished in white to maximize the daylight effect.


white cabinetry and finish

new bathroom

(left) garden space prior to renovation (top right) view of the backyard from basement floor (bottom right) view of the basement from the backyard

  • Its beautiful. I love the concrete floor with the green garden…So clean and neat.

    Adi says:
  • everything is so highly resolved except for that wall with the monitor and “hidden” speakers – ick!

    dbkii says:
  • The garden-house interchange is great, the new basement feels like a railroad car.

    Never happen in an historic district.

    Tom P says:
  • where is all the rain water going I see the drains?

    ref says:
  • Does anybody knows which company builds that kind of sliding window? Thanks

    jesarqit says:

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