This projects aims to eschew the idea that adaptations to locally listed buildings need be ‘in keeping’ to be successful. Here, a modern extension opens up the rear of the property. Using contrasting blue slate brick work to separate the old from new and enhance the existing structure. The bold ground floor extension is topped with glass, which forms both a study space and walk-on glass roof terrace accessed through a door, disguised to appear like a traditional sash window. The project won a Brick Award.