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Glossary by Extension Architecture

our pick ► of architectural terms Apron raised panel beneath window, wall tablet or monument Arris angular meeting point of 2 surfaces Articulation joining elements so they still look unique Ashlar large stone block cut with square edges and even faces Atrium court area rising through all levels with roof lights Axial beam structural beam resisting lateral loads on its axis Axial load load with force distributed along an axis ...

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Architectural icon lost

Iconic architectural treasure devastated. click image ► for video tour The world of architecture and the nation may have lost an iconic treasure this week. The Glasgow School of Art's Mackintosh building – completed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1909 – has been ravaged by a towering inferno and fears are rising that it cannot be saved. It is the second fire in 4 years, and was a lot worse than the first.   ► from the ground up This was a bastion of the Art Nouveau architecture movement, ...

Your Guide to London Skyscrapers

a brief guide ► by Extension Architecture London Skyscrapers: new and old favourites, including London skyline at night, showing the Canary Wharf Tower ► public affection [caption id="attachment_34033" align="alignright" width="300"] Battersea Power Station (113m) – 1933 – has become a public icon for Britain. [/caption] The national public tend to have iconic preferences in British Architecture. Think: Bat-tersea Power Station, which featured on the vinyl record sleeve for the album: Animals, by rock gian ...

Stylish Loft Conversion & Reconfiguration

Recent stylish loft conversion & reconfiguration in South London by Extension Architecture.   introduction ► background information This was a great project with one of our developer clients who had simultaneously done another project with us, near Battersea Park. There were similarities for example with the excellent finishes and styling, yet this one was larger in terms of room sizes, stairwells etc. (The other project is in a smaller cottage style flat which favoured technical solutions such as a slidi ...

Finished Architectural Build

When instructing architectural services, it is useful to view photographs of a finished architectural build. Photo Credit. the real deal ► in the flesh Architectural renders are good, but browsers, enquirers and clients do like to see a finished architectural build when looking at our portfolio. This project was for a leisure pavilion and a new kitchen within the host dwelling. It became one of our signature projects because we always aim to exceed the brief by making a unique, contemporary design in natural hues and ...
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