This semi-detached house with a small courtyard sits in Silchester Park in Dublin, the capital of Ireland. It was built in 1950. and needed a little improvement, more precisely – modernization. The owners decided to turn an old duplex into an unusual, beautiful, bright house. The team of GKMP Architects, invited to renovate the building, decided to create a modern extension to the old part of the house. The small, stylish and elegant outbuilding was a great addition to the old building. In addition, to provide a visual connection with the garden, landscape designers carefully planted sedum bushes on the roof of the extension.
The walls of the extension is decorated in some places with terracotta tiles, which looks like brickwork. This gives the building a traditional Irish look.
Where the new part of the house connects to the old part of the house, a lantern is installed to illuminate the addition. This idea is similar to the Japanese design of the house with light walls. We loved this unusual windowless house with a transparent roof and reflective walls, and you?
Photo courtesy of Alice Clancy.