5 Striking Design Ideas That Transformed this Terrace Home

terrace house with corten clad extension
(Image credit: Simon Maxwell)

Tim and Aisling Cooney had been East Dulwich residents for over a decade and were living in a compact apartment when Aisling fell pregnant. 

The couple knew it was time to find a suitable family home and before long found a double-fronted Victorian house with lots of potential. Its location, scale and garden were perfect for their needs, but it needed modernising so they began working with architect Stephen Butt. 

Amy Reeves

Assistant Editor Amy began working for Homebuilding & Renovating in 2018. She has an interest in sustainable building methods and always has her eye on the latest design ideas. Amy has interviewed countless self builders, renovators and extenders about their experiences for Homebuilding & Renovating magazine. She is currently renovating a mid-century home, together with her partner, on a DIY basis, and has recently fitted her own kitchen.