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Lantern House

Kingston upon Thames

Project Details

£250,000 to £499,999

Within a Conservation Area


Neil Kahawatte Architects

Studio 36, Archway Studios , Bickerton House, 25-27 Bickerton Road , London , N19 5JT , United Kingdom

A large rear extension, connecting the two sides of a double-fronted Victorian house, and providing new kitchen, dining, play and living areas. The scheme was designed around two roof lanterns, which draw light into the extensive volume of the house and create a generous sense of height and space. A central axis draws you through the house to the extension and the garden beyond. Custom full height joinery was used to articulate different zones within the space, while maintaining a sense of connection.