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Cousins & Cousins wins planning for Hackney extension

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[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] Cousins & Cousins has won planning permission for a timber-framed house extension in Hackney, East London

The extension to the three-storey Victorian house, which features a glazed double-height void over the family living area, will be constructed from a glulam timber structure with cross-laminated wall panels.

The 223m² project also includes the refurbishment of the existing house adding a new bedroom, library, and open plan living space.

Hackney Council said the designed was ‘a good example of contemporary design incorporated into a traditional building form’.

The scheme is set to start on site in early 2015.  

Project data

Architect Cousins & Cousins
Location De Beauvoir conservation area, Hackney, London
Type of project private residence
Structural engineer Webb Yates
Quantity surveyor Brendan Hennessy Associates
Client Private
Funding Private
Tender date TBC
Start on site date early 2015
Contract duration 9 months
Gross internal floor area 223m²
Form of contract and/or procurement Traditional
Total cost confidential
Main contractor TBC
Party Wall/Rights of Light surveyor Dixon Payne

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  • We've seen this before haven't we? Isn't this a copy of Mikhail Riches East London house?

    http://www.mikhailriches.com/projects.php/East-London-House-41/

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