Cooke Fawcett | Hugo Road, Tufnell Park
Cooke Fawcett Architects was set up in 2015, combining the significant experience of its two directors Oliver Cooke and Francis Fawcett whilst working at Stirling-prize winning practice Herzog & de Meuron Architects on major UK and international projects.
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Hugo Road, Tufnell Park

 

Direct commission for a rear extension and major reconfiguration of a Victorian terraced house in Tufnell Park, Islington.
 

The clients’ main aims were to relocate the kitchen and dining room to the lower ground floor, and to form a much stronger relationship to the south-facing garden. A side-return rear extension creates valuable extra space for the new living area, and a light-filled double-height space doubles as circulation for stairs.
 

Working with a landscape designer, the level of the rear garden is significantly dropped to allow a direct connection to a terraced garden. Hard elements such as concrete retaining walls finished with rough-finished pigmented render and textured concrete paving, contrast with a rich mix of planting.
 

Project Source

Direct Commission

Date

Design and Planning 2018-19