New London Architecture

Zig-Zag Roof House

Built

This light-filled terrace extension is topped with a sculptural zig-zag roof. Designed with flexibility in mind, this space can adapt to suit the client’s changing family needs throughout the years.
Featured in Don't Move, Improve! 2021

Featured in Don't Move, Improve! 2021

A sculptural zig-zag roof form derived from the sloping roof angles of the existing property tops the extension to this Victorian terrace.  Exposed timber rafters below the zig-zag roof create a dynamic surface that adds warmth to the interior and defines a dining area below.  
 
A collaborative approach between neighbours allowed both parties to benefit from greater height at the back of their extensions, creating an unexpected, soaring, light filled pocket above a children’s play area.

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Project information

Status

Built

Borough

Southwark

Size

120 sq m

Completion

August 2019


Location

104 Elmington Rd, Camberwell, London SE5 7RB, UK


Team Credits

Structural Engineer

Heyne Tillett Steel

Contractor

Big Town

Approved Inspector

Building Control Approval Ltd


Listed by

4 S Architecture

Last updated on

17/03/2021


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