Veranda - steel, aluminium and glass, 2011

Traditional Victorian style veranda for private house. For Newton Forge Ltd.

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Responsible for liaising with the client, taking site measurements, creating the design and costing the project.


Designed with gable end to follow the lines of the building and preserve the attractive views up the sloped garden. Chose bolt together arrangement to echo Victorian construction and simplify installation. Adapted Aluminium rafter bar glazing system for use with steel frame. Used horizontal structural channels to work as gutters and supporting posts as down pipes.

Prepared hand sketches and 3D Sketchup models for presentation to the client and for approval by Structural Engineer.


Managed the fabrication and installation, providing all workshop drawings.