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suemoran6359
Permitted development is responsible for so many design disasters where homeowners are so obsessed with how much space they think they need, they have no regard for the appearance of the outside of the house. That dormer is hideous and quite rightly would be opposed by any planner with design acumen.
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In answer to the question from Mazitren - No, it wasn't permitted development, and the extension as a whole is now being used as a best practice precedent by the planning authority concerned. Neither is there any dormer window by the way.

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MTA Architecture & Design

Very interesting article. Another solution to two storey extensions is to use structural glass to create additional space. This can also help if the host building is in a conservation area or listed as it allows the original form to be preserved and enhanced, as well as still allowing light into the original rear space.


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