This project started with a double-storey, late Art Deco style building that had been designed as two, separate apartments - one above the other. The owners wanted to convert it into a single, large family home to accommodate their blended family. The Art Deco styling remains and has been further enhanced throughout, particularly in the [...]
The original, single storey cream brick veneer house - typical of the Camberwell area - is now almost unrecognisable after this renovation. As a hint to it's past life, a few key features like the round window at the front and the chimney detail were replicated and enhanced as part of the detailed architectural design. [...]
Early concept designs for this project included the addition of a first floor, but on review and comparison of the design options, the clients elected to proceed with a single level addition at the rear of their existing house. Most of the front of the original home was retained and restored, while the rear of the house [...]
Adding a first floor to a tight sight under a Heritage Overlay was a great challenge! This project was also the second stage of a long-term renovation project, so the existing house had to be retained, protected and enhanced as part of the renovation. As well as pragmatic achievements – more space, privacy and modernisation – [...]
Strengthening the connection between inside and out was key to this renovation. The additions to the house were designed to blend with the architectural style of the existing house, while also creating a modern home for a growing, young family.