An Extension Built Inside Crumbing Ruins

 extension built with stone and brick to cottage
(Image credit: Johan Dehlin c/o Gamble Architects)

Architect Will Gamble gained universal praise by building an extension with an ingenious twist — embracing the ruins of a factory to house the new extension and sensitively create character. 

Here, he details how the project came about and how his practice, Will Gamble Architects, created something really special... 

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.