York St House
Derek Swalwell

York Street Residence

Jackson Clements Burrows Architects as Architects

This alterations and additions project involved the preservation of a historical Edwardian frontage, and a contemporary rear extension defined through its own material identity and form to distinguish new from old.

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The refurbished single storey dwelling includes primary bedroom, ensuite and WIR, formal lounge, second bedroom and a home office.

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The new extension unwinds at the rear to create a landscaped outdoor space with connections to the kitchen, dining, living, bedrooms and games room.

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The zinc and cement rendered facade aims to recess the form into the landscape, limiting its impact on the retained Edwardian building.

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The extension maximises natural daylight and ventilation, while perforated operable screens control sunlight and privacy, creating a ‘lantern’ effect at night.

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