Entertaining room and office extension [Cocklaw Walls, Northumberland]

Elliott, Benjamin and Elliott, Lynsey (2011) Entertaining room and office extension [Cocklaw Walls, Northumberland]. [Artefact]

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Abstract

An extension to an old farmhouse to accommodate a new large family and entertaining room. The elevated location and views from this building are unique. The existing house presented a nearly solid gable to the best aspect of the site therefore the new addition was designed to maximise the impressive views across the Tyne valley.

A stone built extrusion of the main house formed the double height volume and an entirely glazed gable with unobstructed opening corner doors allow the landscape a direct connection with the internal space. An oak mezzanine with exposed joists sits like a piece of furniture within the main space giving a more intimate seating area beneath whilst the discrete position of the stair leads to the clients private office above.

Item Type: Artefact
Subjects: K100 Architecture
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Architecture and Built Environment
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Depositing User: Benjamin Elliott
Date Deposited: 16 Apr 2013 14:45
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2015 08:58
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/12215

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