We worked with award winning Architect Jonathan Coombs to create this retirement home for the client utilising a long narrow space next to their original Victorian Mansion. This is a great example of fusing old with new.
Croft Structural Engineers suggested I-joists because they are light in weight and reduce shrinkage. At the rear a steel frame was inserted to create the double height void which will house a glass lift in the future and connects the dining room to the garden with large by folding doors.
This project was shortlisted for ‘Best Individual New Home’ at the LABC London Awards on 16th May 2015. This is a prestigious award that recognises high quality one-off new build homes. The Team at Croft Structural Engineers, Architect and contractor were privileged to make it through to the finals with such great competitors. A great evening was had by all!
This is the second project that we have worked on with Architect, Jonathan Coombs to be recognised by the industry, Frank Dixon Way being the other project that won Best Domestic Extension at the LABC Awards in 2013.