Glass Porch Extension Lanark
Situated within walking distance of
The solution was to design a lightweight glass and steel structure on top the existing Georgian stone plinth, which framed views of the
The clean & crisp lines of the toughened glass, galvanised steel frame & lead roof creates a rich contrast with the rough rubble sandstone gable and the original smooth ashlar entrance quoins. To satisfy the requirements of Historic & the Planning Department the junctions between the glass panel & gable wall were detailed using hidden galvanised steel channels to give the impression that glass was disappearing into the surface of the wall.
Although only having a floor area of 1m², the porch's elevated position allows it to have a commanding role on the architectural fabric of the street & the surrounding conservation area.
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