Link Pavilion Epsom
An existing modest 1920's bungalow on a level suburban site
struggling to accommodate a family of 5.
A simple north facing pavilion inserted between the old bungalow
and an existing detached garage / workshop provides an open sided
living space with a strong connection to the garden and well suited
to a casual contemporary lifestyle.
The pavilion, while physically linking the two older buildings,
is a thoroughly modern addition designed to complement rather than
mimic. The connections are intentionally made tenuous, slipping in
under the main roof lines and accentuating the differing forms of
the three buildings. The mono-pitch roof of the pavilion
cantilevers dramatically beyond the glazed sliding doors to provide
both rain protection and summer shade but allowing winter sun to
penetrate and heat the exposed concrete floor.
Space freed up in the original bungalow by the addition of the
pavilion has been utilized to provide a new master bedroom suite,
preserving the traditionally cellular nature of the Georgian
Your Home & Garden Magazine
"The transition is marked by a change in floor level and an
intimate entrance, where banks of louvres allow a view of a pebble
garden that seems to flow beneath the house… the pavilion has
strong geometry and assured
Claire McCall - Editor