1st Edition

How to Extend Your Victorian Terraced House




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ISBN 9781859469026
Published November 23, 2020 by RIBA Publishing
296 Pages

USD $56.25

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Book Description

Packed with detailed plans and ideas for a range of house types and sizes, along with photos and 3D sketches, this book provides you with all the design inspiration and advice needed to embark on a Victorian terrace renovation. Case studies of various Victorian terrace house types reveal, floor by floor, a range of options for extending and/or rearranging the space, alongside practical guidance on ‘rules of thumb’ for design and information on permitted development rights. Colour-coded before-and-after plans show at a glance which walls have been removed or changed in each option, and all plans have been drawn to scale so that they may be measured from and used when planning your own home renovation project.

Table of Contents

Introduction  Design Considerations  Rules of Thumb  Permitted Development  Case Study 1 – A‘half house’  Case Study 2 – A two-storey house with perpendicular stairs  Case Study 3 – A ‘two up, two down’ terraced house  Case Study 4 – A two storey family home  Case Study 5 – A three storey family home  Case Study 6 – A split level three-storey house with basement  Case study 7 – A large split level three-storey semi-detached house with basement

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Biography

Jacqueline Green is a London-based architect with over twenty years’ experience of residential projects. She is a Director of her own practice, Green & Teggin Architects.