17 utterly unique home extensions to give you ideas

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17 utterly unique home extensions to give you ideas

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Ask any architect and they'll tell you that adding a sleek extension to your home is a fantastic way to garner more space and increase the property's value, but what if you prefer something a little more eye-catching? As long as you're meeting all relevant building codes, you can, effectively, create whatever you like—and we've found a host of examples that show how imaginative people are being right now!

Whether you want more space for a bigger living room or even a whole new kitchen area, you'll see a few things that really take your fancy here, so let's get started!

1. The monochrome here makes a statement and blends in, all at the same time.

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light cube

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2. Wow! This timber-clad extension almost looks like a whole new house!

Eastington Lane:  Windows  by IQ Glass UK,
IQ Glass UK

Eastington Lane

IQ Glass UK

3. How about something really new for a heritage home? The contrast looks great.

4. Brick, glass and steel make for an eye-catching design, especially with raw walls inside.

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Maida Vale Extensions

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5. Sometimes you just have to go gargantuan! There's no avoiding this extension!

Exterior View facing the garden:  Houses by ROEWUarchitecture,
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Exterior View facing the garden

ROEWUarchitecture

6. How can a modern black box look so good with traditional bricks and white render?

7. Colourful metalwork is a brilliant way to add a really personal and unique twist.

Double storey extension for artist in Bishopston, Bristol:  Dining room by Dittrich Hudson Vasetti Architects,
Dittrich Hudson Vasetti Architects

Double storey extension for artist in Bishopston, Bristol

Dittrich Hudson Vasetti Architects

8. Speaking of colour…

9. This side return extension is subtle from a distance, but up close, the contemporary vibes make it very quirky, with the original house!

10. Who would expect to find a natural wood and black metal extension at the back of a red brick detached house?

11. This extension HAD to be included, because of the shape. But can you tell where it has been added to the existing home?

12. Can you believe that the two-storey wooden building to the right is an extension? WOW!

House in Hiltingbury:   by LA Hally Architect,
LA Hally Architect

House in Hiltingbury

LA Hally Architect

13. Glass isn't new, but using it to this extent, to create an encased extension is!

External photo:  Kitchen by Trombe Ltd,
Trombe Ltd

External photo

Trombe Ltd

14. Is this an extension, really? It's so big and funky that it looks like a whole new house!

North London House Extension:  Living room by Caseyfierro Architects,
Caseyfierro Architects

North London House Extension

Caseyfierro Architects

15. Subterranean and sweet, at the back of a heritage home, this glass box extension is a lovely surprise! Love the green roof!

16. A traditional farmhouse meets a modern Scandinavian home. Blimey! What a stand out extension design!

17. One-storey, wide made from brick and wood… this extension knows how to keep you guessing!

For a little more extension inspiration, take a look at this Ideabook: Winchester Kitchen Extension Masterpiece.

Which of these can you picture looking amazing on your home?
Whitton Drive:  Terrace house by GK Architects Ltd,

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