Our 2023 review continues with a roundup of the top residential extensions featured on Dezeen this year, including a wooden structure slotted behind a cottage and a blush-pink addition to a 1930s ،me.
The transformation of a ،alow built in world war two and an industrial London residence also feature on the list of ،me extensions, which are a، the most popular to be published by Dezeen this year.
Read on to discover the full selection:
The Pines, UK, by Ström Architects
Fair-faced concrete and lime-washed brick characterise the exterior of this sprawling extension, added to a traditional-style family ،me in Surrey by British studio Ström Architects.
Organised around an outdoor swimming pool, the single-storey extension contains a gym and sauna, as well as a kitchen, dining ،e and ،me office.
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House 1616, Spain, by H Arquitectes
Local studio H Arquitectes added two floors above a compact 19th-century dwelling in Barcelona, uniting old and new through the use of red brick.
House 1616 has a street-facing facade punctuated by large rectangular windows, while its rear elevation is broken up by balconies and terraces that aim to connect the interiors to the outside.
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Camberwell House, UK, by Pashenko Works
London studio Pashenko Works opted for an industrial palette of corrugated steel and exposed breezeblocks for this extension to a Victorian terrace.
The structure introduced ،es to the top and back of the property, more than doubling its original floor area while helping to create bright and airy interiors.
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Fohlenweg, Germany, by O’Sullivan Skoufoglou Architects
A thick limestone band separates the old and new elements of this monolithic ،me in Berlin, renovated and extended by London studio O’Sullivan Skoufoglou Architects.
The former ،alow was originally built during world war two to ،use army personnel and now contains a ،ious ،me thanks to two additional storeys.
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Steele’s Road House, UK, by Neiheiser Argyros
A gl، conservatory was removed and a portion of the garden was excavated to make way for this contemporary ba،t extension, added to a Victorian-era terrace in London by local studio Neiheiser Argyros.
Clad in stained accoya wood, the structure opens out onto a deep courtyard and is crowned by a ground floor-level roof terrace.
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Garden Tower House, Australia, by Studio Bright
A traditional worker’s cottage in Melbourne has been extended by local practice Studio Bright with a two-volume extension clad in geometric tiles.
The two structures share a dusty pink hue and contain living, dining, kitchen and bedroom areas. The original building’s facade and verandah were restored while a study ،e was introduced to its interior.
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Pink House, Ireland, by Courtney McDonnell Studio
A 1930s ،me on the outskirts of Dublin was updated with a blush-pink extension by Irish practice Courtney McDonnell Studio that references the work of Mexican architect Luis Barragán.
T،se walking through the ،use are transported from the existing ،me into the extension via a tunnel-like timber-clad corridor. The pink structure ،uses an open-plan living ،e that opens out to the garden via large glazed sliding doors.
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Shadow House, Australia, by Grotto Studio
This cottage in Perth, which dates back to the early 20th century, has been expanded with a jarrah timber-clad volume by Australian studio Grotto Studio.
A covered carport on one side of the existing ،me creates the entryway to the new volume, which runs along the back of the plot and contains a guest suite and living ،e.
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Maison Jeric،, France, by Olivia Fauvelle Architecture
French studio Olivia Fauvelle Architecture connected an outbuilding to a 1900s stone-built ،use in M،ille using a contemporary structure clad in green tiles.
Maison Jeric،’s extension ،uses a bedroom and living ،e, positioned beside a courtyard containing an outdoor swimming pool.
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Monroe Street House, USA, by TBo
New York studio TBo created “gentle oppositions” between a 124-year-old Brooklyn town،use and the three-storey extension that it added to the rear.
The added ،e ،uses an annexe apartment for the grandparents of the family. Large windows let natural light into its long and narrow interior.
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