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West Berkshire barn extension

This beautiful barn structure is set in an equally beautiful location. Our brief was to provide an extension that provided contemporary living space, without competing with the simplicity of the barn design. We used the timber weatherboarding and clay tiles in the extension to incorporate frameless glazed corners to simultaneously open up the views as well as retaining wall space for artwork. We also provided a contemporary loggia to connect the house and outbuildings, providing a covered walkway and unifying disparate elements around a kitchen garden.

Location: West Berkshire countryside

Materials: Rustic larch cladding, frameless glass and joinery made oak, pivot doors.

Clever aspects: We’ve managed to incorporate a secret hidden roof terrace that really provides panoramic views and a super spot to watch the sun go down.

Friends on the project: We worked with lots of great individual craftsmen on this project, creating something truly bespoke.

We love: The understatement of this project. The extension blends effortlessly with the barn, whilst still totally transforming the interior space and experience of living in the property.

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Providing tailored support and services to see homes all the way through their transformation, Absolute Architecture are the go-to residential architecture business for ambitious dream homes that require a little extra creativity, inspiration or planning expertise. We are a RIBA Chartered and Passivhaus accredited practice based in Newbury, Berkshire. Absolute Architecture serves the Cotswolds, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and surrounding areas.




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Commercial House
53B Kingsbridge Rd,
Newbury, Berkshire
RG14 6DY