The form of the extension is derived from the existing storey and a half dwelling on the site.
The extension is positioned to the north of the existing dwelling within the sloped rear garden area. Formally it is detached from the existing dwelling by a single storey glazed flat roofed box which doubles as a secondary means of entrance. In plan form, the extension has a deliberately casual relationship with the existing dwelling in order to signify that an additive process has been undertaken and is consistent with the local rural pattern of agricultural development where structures are added in accordance with functional necessity. development. This interest in typology is evident in a number of projects under development by NORD.
The envelope of the building is treated in a homogeneous manner is order to reinforce the notion of a uniform skin.