Articles on Extension

Casa Verde by LDA.iMdA. Photo Courtesy of Architects
 

Casa Verde by LDA.iMdA shines a light on mental healthcare

SAN MINIATO – Like an emerald in a Tuscan hillside, the Casa Verde creates a precious environment for the vulnerable.

Morechon School by rk Studio. Photo Dominique Uldry
 

Rk Studio blankets a school extension in a metal cloak

SAVIÈSE – Atop the vineyards of Savièse in Switzerland and overlooking the Rhône valley, rk Studio built an extension to the Moréchon educational centre.

NRT Heritage Home by SeARCH Office. Photo iP inProductions
 

A heritage house extension by SeARCH Office lets the trees do the talking

BANGKOK – SeARCH Office designed two additions to the Nai Lert Heritage Home with a new pavilion that lets the existing trees define its architecture.

TCDC by Department of Architecture. Photos W Workshop
 

TCDC by Department of Architecture puts creativity on top

BANGKOK – The new Thailand Creativity and Design Centre is housed atop a historic building in Bangkok and features flexible areas bound to propel the country’s creative industry.

CUTR Hospital by 2b architectes. Photos Matthieu Gafsou
 

A metallic-clad roof structure by 2b architectes is inconspicuous amongst the vegetation

EPALINGES – Although its use has changed throughout its 100-year history, the CUTR’s primary purpose has remained in healthcare and patient rehabilitation.

Skissernas Museum Extension by Elding Oscarson. Photos Åke E:son Lindman
 

Elding Oscarson builds rough yet refined museum extension

LUND – Elding Oscarson's museum extension employs Corten steel to create a distinctive contrast.

Kew House by McLaren Excell. Photos Simone Bossi
 

A straight-edged extension by McLaren Excell simplifies complexity

LONDON – Often, a more viable option for gaining additional living space in the English capital is to increase the footprint of the home that you already have.

Musee d'Arts de Nantes by Stanton Williams. Photos Hufton + Crow
 

A museum extension by Stanton Williams connects old and new in more ways than one

NANTES – A palace, a chapel and a cube have come together in a momentous renovation project in the west of France.

Nuages Housing by XTU Architects. Photos David Foessel
 

XTU Architects inspires the reality of living in the sky

PARIS – Protected by a small garden, Nuages – which translates as 'clouds' – is an eight-storey residential project that was inspired by its environment.

Benoit & Roselyne House by Dixneufquatrevingtsix. Photos Florian Kleinefenn
 

Dixneufcentquatrevingtsix frames the landscape by merging structure and sculpture

NIMES – A modern extension has been added to Benoît and Roselyne's traditional farmhouse in the south of France in order to accommodate a growing family.

Mill 24 by Caramel Architects. Photos Hertha Hurnaus
 

Caramel Architects squeezes a complete living experience into a roof space

VIENNA – For quite some time, residents in the Austrian capital have relied on the ability to extend their townhouses vertically, converting roof space into extra quarters for living.

Garden Studio Gym by Eastwest Architecture. Photos Naaro
 

Eastwest Architecture's garden shed provides plenty of height for skipping and jumping

LONDON – The English capital can be an exciting and bustling hub of activity but, just outside the central cocoon in Greater London, opportunities can be slightly more lacking.