minimalist rooftop pavilion with sea views

Banks Road

A minimalist glass rooftop extension in Sandbanks.
Location Sandbanks, Poole
Status Built
Use Residential
Client Graham Phillips

This pavilion in collaboration with Graham Phillips is unified under a single “floating” roof plane. Two glass sunrooms on top of this Art Deco apartment block in Poole create simple, contemplative spaces. These enjoy stunning far-reaching Dorset coastline and harbour views.

This subservient, steel-frame addition perches lightly over the existing concrete structure and is designed to subtly reflect its Art Deco context in a sympathetic and minimalist manner.

Project Awards & Recognition

April 2017
Dorset Magazine (
May 2012
BD Magazine
December 2010
Rooftop pavilion with glass

The minimalist glass pavilion has proved a real success. Users now enjoy the new-found lease of life for their rooftop.

beach style art deco pavilion

Contractor  Greendale Construction Ltd
Structural Engineer  LJ Harvey & Associates
Glazing  Bespoke Glazing Solutions
Sedum  Landscape Living Roofs
Roof  Kennett Roofs

Size  136sqm
Build Cost  £316K
Completion Date  2011

stunning contemporary interior and chairs in glass rooftop pavilion