The Slim House Extension Enhances a Narrow Interior with Natural Light

 - Feb 5, 2013
References: alma-nac & dezeen
Have you every noticed how darker rooms generally appear to be much more cramped than ones treated to generous fenestration? The Slim House Extension is a prime example of how framed outdoor views and the flooding of sunlight can make a super skinny residence seem spacious.

Alma-nac began with a property that was essentially an alley for stable access between two London townhouses. The home looks to have three levels from the street front, but the architectural firm gradually scaled it down to one with a long sloping roof towards the back garden. This arrangement allowed them to install five skylights on the incline that would bring daylight and outdoor vistas into the rooms on all floors of the Slim House Extension. The slender roof and the front and back of the 2.3-meter-wide project are responsible for bringing all of the rays inside.