The Shieling by APD Architecture of the villa is composed of light and space, with large windows that let in natural light whenever available. The writing of the extension was therefore creating a space that exploited the most views, with light in the deep plane of the house.
To accomplish The Shieling by APD Architecture, almost half of the front wall of the ground floor was removed in the villa introduced the new extension. In contrast to the introverted structure of the villa its form echoing the sloping roofline of the existing building. The glass continues to linger the south facade, opening views of access through a door on the generous garden surrounding it.
Daylight streams from the extension in the living room allowing this to be read as a continuous space with the kitchen and dining room. Outside, the extension has a strong sculptural character. It is simply wrapped in zinc panel’s staggered dark gray, with large glass panels of The Shieling by APD Architecture.