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NewsNews • 22 Feb 2021

Custom designed windows shine at the Quarter Glass House

With a series of stepped levels and angular windows, this extension to an Edwardian terraced house in South West London opens up to a leafy rear garden and optimizes natural light within the new living space. The design by Proctor and Shaw is called the Quarter Glass House, with the term ‘quarter glass’ referencing the custom-shaped triangular side windows on some vehicles.  Stale Eriksen The difference in grade between the existing ground floor house and the rear garden is 1.2 meters. To navigate this difference, the extension is designed as a sequence of stepped plateaus that descend slowly into the garden through a series of distinct kitchen, dining and outdoor terrace zones.  Stale Eriksen Maximizing na... More