Barbara Webster with her daughter, Lizzie, co-founder of Fraher Architects who designed the basement's transformation.Gloomy, badly lit rooms, a slight subterranean dampness and the sight of strangers' feet glimpsed on the pavement outside the barred windows: everyone knows the unappealing cliché of the urban basemen
Grade II listed Chelsea town house extension by Moxon Architects
Before Snook Architects worked their magic on this eighteenth-century Yorkshire barn, it was, as they related to Dezeen, one hecka-busted hot mess, all but "on the verge of collapse," the outer walls bowed out from a botched attempt at inserting new supports.
Platform 5's Hackney House Extension Wins New London Architecture Competition
Platform 5 created a side extension and reconfigured the ground and first floors of a four storey mid terrace Victorian townhouse in Camden. The existing dark cellular ground floor rear wing was opened up and re-arranged to create a light filled room where the family can gather to cook, eat and relax with views over the garden. The extension is formed by sitting a lightweight zinc clad element onto the existing party wall, while a large rooflight brings in daylight over the dining area. A…