This assortment of angular asphalt-clad roof extensions provide elevated sleeping platforms, a review and a pair of funnel-shaped skylights for a residence in eastern Denmark.

Roof House by Leth and Gori

Copenhagen-based mostly Leth &amp Gori were charged with extending a red-brick bungalow in Fredensborg – a tiny town found around 20 miles north of the Danish capital that is also property to the picturesque Fredensborg Palace and a 1960s-built housing scheme created by Sydney Opera Property architect Jørn Utzon.

Roof House by Leth and Gori

Contending with strict planning relegations that prevented the family members home from currently being expanded outwards, architects Uffe Leth and Karsten Gori rather devised a series of asphalt-wrapped extensions that could be developed on the roof.

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This approach gave the task its title, Roof Residence.

Roof House by Leth and Gori

“Preparing restrictions on the web site known as for a mindful and minimum method, and this led to the thought of extending the residence upwards by incorporating a series of roof buildings,” explained Leth and Gori.

Roof House by Leth and Gori

The resulting asphalt-clad protrusions provide a new study over the parents’ bedroom and three mezzanine sleeping platforms for the young children, all of which are topped by tiny square skylights.

Roof House by Leth and Gori

Two smaller sized funnel-shaped pods set in excess of the lounge and kitchen perform solely as skylights, angling light down into the ground level spaces.

Roof House by Leth and Gori

“The new roof opens up the residence towards the tree tops and the sky,” said the architects. “The modifying light filters through the branches.”

Light ash floorboards were also additional, along with a white bent steel staircase.

Roof House by Leth and Gori

A narrow part of roof spans the gap in the remaining open side of the house’s U-shaped plan, producing a courtyard in the centre of the creating surrounded by glazing.

Roof House by Leth and Gori

The architects also redesigned the brick facade of the building, incorporating huge glass panels to the courtyard-dealing with walls.

A narrow finger of roof spans the open side of this paved spot to create a fourth edge to the courtyard.

Roof House by Leth and Gori The residence ahead of the renovation

Photography is by Stamers Kontor and Leth &amp Gori.

Venture credits:

Architect: Leth &amp Gori
Engineer: Jørgen Nielsen Rådgivende Ingeniører

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