Mies X King George
Inspired by the intricacate, decorative framework and light, airy interior of a Victorian glasshouse, this is a rather curious design. The thick, black steel beams weren't stricly necessary on a structural basis, but a nod to the project's inspiration. They're also unusual in that the glass is suspended from these beams, rather than the glazing being bonded to framework as in more traditional structural glazing. A pocket door slides into the wall, opening up the space to the garden.
This small, quirky extension restores light to the back of a typically dingy Victorian terrace, while connecting the interior and exterior, demonstrating how even a simple glass structure can completely transform the way a space looks and feels.