Residential Extension

Cohanim Architecture were commissioned to remodel and extend a detached 1920’s double-fronted property in West Finchley, adjacent to North Finchley High Street in London.

The property was initially seen to by a previous firm, though their work was uninspiring and generally did not push the brief enough. The client approached us to re-imagine the design and their property whilst also asking us to rectify previous mistakes made by the prior architecture practice, during the planning process. Our new scheme completely altered the front and rear elevation, adding over 120sq/m in new habitable space and turns the property into an exciting modern development cited on a busy road which relies on architectural quality to set its properties apart from one another.

Two storeys of zinc roofs create a jaw-dropping view from both inside and out. The ground floor is designed around the idea of ‘family’ and set out to create a space which brought the family together when they visit, rather than boxing smaller groups into separate smaller rooms. Though there are more intimate spaces, this is a house which unashamedly boasts of fantastic dining and entertaining spaces.