Haddington Park
Ste Murray

Haddington Park

Robert Bourke Architects as Architects

An extension and renovation of a 1940’s bungalow in Glenageary, Co. Dublin.

Within a regular grid and structurally efficient timber roof structure, a new living space is created for a young family.


Beneath this protective timber lattice, lies a brickwork wall, which surrounds and encloses,but never touches the roof, creating high-level openings through which morning sunlightcan enter while providing privacy to neighbouring houses.

 

The brickwork wall starts in the corner as an alcove for a window seat, folds to form a logstore and bends to enclose an oak bench: the focal point of family life. High-level mirrorsover the kitchen appear to double the length of the room, and conceal a utility and showerroom behind.

 

A simple material palette provides a robust yet tactile environment: an alternative take onthe ‘single storey rear extension’.

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