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Case Study: Cardiff Residential Extension

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Architect: Richard Andrews Architects, project overseen by Associate Lewis Shaw

Works Undertaken: Feasibility and planning, detailed design and tender plus contract and project overseeing.

Client: Private Domestic Client

Cost of Work: £100,000+

Contactors: TLC Building Services 

 

The Brief:

To create a contemporary single story rear extension, with enough room to accommodate a kitchen, dining space and family area. Also to add a side extension to make room for an office and library space.

Unique Design Features – Once finished the exterior to the property showcases a beautiful white render contrasted against timber cladding. A wrap around window on the corner of the office side extension enhance natural light. Crittall style doors frame the view from kitchen to garden and allow a smooth transition from inside to out and the addition of skylights and high placed windows spanning the width of the extension bring a bright and airy family space.

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Cardiff Residential: BeforeCardiff Residential: Before

After:

Our clients contracted TLC Building Services to complete the work with ourselves overseeing the contract administration and project management. 

Cardiff Residential Extension

Cardiff Residential Extension

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exterior Cardiff Residential Extension

Exterior Cardiff Residential Extension

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exterior Cardiff Residential Extension

Exterior Cardiff Residential Extension

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exterior Details, work in progress Cardiff Residential Extension

Exterior Details, work in progress Cardiff Residential Extension

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Side view Cardiff Residential Extension

Side view Cardiff Residential Extension

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timber Clad Exterior Cardiff Residential Extension

Timber Clad Exterior Cardiff Residential Extension

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exterior Details Cardiff Residential Extension

Exterior Details Cardiff Residential Extension

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Office Interior Cardiff Residential Extension

Office Interior Cardiff Residential Extension

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Office Interior

Office Interior

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Critall Door details

Critall Door details

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interior Details Cardiff Residential Extension

Interior Details Cardiff Residential Extension

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interior Cardiff Residential Extension

Interior Cardiff Residential Extension

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sky Light details Cardiff Residential Extension

Sky Light details Cardiff Residential Extension

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kitchen Interior Cardiff Residential Extension

Kitchen Interior Cardiff Residential Extension

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There is still a tiny bit more work to do before the propery is complete (namely applying the crisp white exterior.) However already we can see what an improvement the new living space has made for our clients. If you're thinking of embarking on a similar project, we'd love to get involved. Contact the team on 01633 744144 or email admin@ra-architects.co.uk.