Grand Crescent


Private Residential | Rear Extension

Working as Brighton Architects we undertake many projects in the nearby towns of Rottingdean, Peacehaven, Eastbourne and Hastings.

These projects are typically private residential. They have also included buildings such as the Community Centre in Peacehaven. Here in Rottingdean we have worked with our Client on a newly purchased detached house. The brief was to create a contemporary home with an improved flow and simplification of spaces, that fully exploited the views of the Sea and South Downs.

Bringing the inside and outside together

We have been successful in gaining planning permission for this project, which incorporates a large rear extension with a green sedum roof. A feature window gives onto views of the coast towards Brighton. The extension replaces an old and poorly constructed conservatory and provides a large kitchen and dining space, that is flooded with natural light and connects both physically and visually with the surrounding garden and the views beyond.

Making the most of the views from all floors

Glazed screens enable a series of glimpses and views within the property and onto the garden. Views out from the first floor are much improved with the addition of the green sedum roof that merges into the garden beyond. Crisp detailing and a limited palette of high-quality materials further ensure that this house is transformed into the contemporary home our clients have looked to achieve.