Brackfield Consulting were commissioned to design and build a new rear extension for their client in Malahide. They live in a previously extended semi detached property and the brief was to provide a large kitchen, living, dining area where the whole family could gather.
The existing lean-to extensions were demolished and a new curved facade was created with a fan shaped pitched roof to take full advantage of the southern orientation. Five roof lights were incorporated which floods the space with light, and large windows and glazed doors provide a visual connection to the garden.
Full architectural service was provided by Brackfield Consulting which included Planning Application, submission of the online commencement notice to the BCMS website with opt-out declaration, and Certification to BR SE 9202 Engineer’s Opinion on Compliance upon completion.
This project required careful tying consideration. To provide adequate strength, a circular reinforced concrete ring beam was cast on top of reinforced masonry columns of minimised width between the glazing panels. Due largely to the abilities of the contractor to undertake such bespoke work without specialist involvement, this project was completed at remarkably low cost.