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Bustle House in Melbourne, Australia by FMD Architects

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

Article source: FMD Architects

The very familiar task of renovating and extending an ageing, unavailing nineteenth-century Victorian terrace in inner-Melbourne quickly developed itself into a larger and more concerning conversation about how our constantly changing society lives and responds to the ageing and preservation of architecture of the past.

Image Courtesy © Peter Bennetts

  • Architects: FMD Architects
  • Project: Bustle House
  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Photography: Peter Bennetts
  • Project Team: Fiona Dunin, Alice Edmonds, Jayme Collins, Rob Kolak
  • Structural Engineer: Perrett Simpson
  • Landscape Architect: jo Ferguson
  • Floor Area: 193 m2
  • Project Completion: 2017

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Lawes St Extension – Hawthorn in Australia by Habitech Systems

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

Article source: Habitech Systems 

The Hawthorn – Lawes Street extension is a project to rejuvenate an original Victorian cottage and bring it up to modern, high performing standards.

The street façade was to be refinished and the rear addition replaced with a modern and efficient open living space. The property had been brown brick-clad in the eighties with an ineffective addition to the rear.

Image Courtesy © Nic Granleese

  • Architects: Habitech Systems
  • Project: Lawes St Extension – Hawthorn
  • Location: Hawthorn, VIC, Australia
  • Photography: Nic Granleese
  • Builder: Henry Netherway Builders
  • Extension Area: 106m2

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Sustainable Terrace in Melbourne, Australia by Green Sheep Collective

Monday, July 9th, 2018

Article source: Green Sheep Collective

This modern terrace house brings great amenity to a challenging site, creating beautiful indoor spaces with great flexibility of function and connection to the outdoors.

A long, narrow property with a two storey building on the north boundary, the site for this new home presented a great challenge in providing good passive solar design.

Image Courtesy © Green Sheep Collective

  • Architects: Green Sheep Collective
  • Project: Sustainable Terrace
  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Builder: Elyte Focus
  • Project Size: 145 m2
  • Site Size: 200 m2
  • Completion Date: 2013

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Cobram Library & Learning Centre in Australia by CohenLeigh Architects

Monday, July 9th, 2018

Article source: CohenLeigh Architects

The Cobram Library & Learning Centre is a distinctively ‘local’ library, embracing emerging technologies & promoting flexible learning & library spaces across all ages.

How do you create a distinctively ‘local’ library?

Image Courtesy © CohenLeigh Architects

  • Architects: CohenLeigh Architects
  • Project: Cobram Library & Learning Centre
  • Location: Cobram, Australia
  • Project Budget: $2000000
  • Project Size: 525 m2
  • Completion Date: 2017

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Headland House in New South Wales, Australia by Atelier Andy Carson

Sunday, July 8th, 2018

Article source: Atelier Andy Carson 

This new home designed by Atelier Andy Carson is a sanctuary from its harsh surrounds, perched on a sprawling coastal site overlooking Werri Beach, New South Wales. Green pastures and paddocks running dairy cows line this 150-acre property on one side, rugged coastal cliffs and ocean on the other.

Image Courtesy © Atelier Andy Carson

  • Architects: Atelier Andy Carson
  • Project: Headland House
  • Location: New South Wales, Australia
  • Project Team: Bellevarde Constructions, Murtagh Bond Structures Buro, Peter Glass & Associates
  • Project Size: 486 m2
  • Site Size: 600600 m2
  • Completion Date: 2017

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Brunswick West House in Australia by TAYLOR KNIGHTS ARCHITECTURE & INTERIOR DESIGN

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Article source:  TAYLOR KNIGHTS ARCHITECTURE & INTERIOR DESIGN

Brunswick West House is a small-scale, 50-square-metre alteration and addition to a Californian Bungalow home. The addition forms a low-volume, compact intervention on the project’s site, that aims to re-engage the home with the generous north-facing garden beyond.

The modest nature of the project called for simple, incisive moves that would sidestep the need for an arduous and costly re-configuration of the existing home. In turn, our strategy looked to repurpose an ivy-lined sideway, creating a new, central entry for the home. This approach enables the home to operate succinctly in two halves: the original rooms now accommodate more private activities, while the addition forms its new social heart. These new living spaces are arranged in and around three sculptural masonry walls, creating nooks and reveals within the open plan – spaces that could offer a place to sit and share with family, or retreat within at other times.  

Image Courtesy © Tom Blachford

  • Architects: TAYLOR KNIGHTS ARCHITECTURE & INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Project: Brunswick West House
  • Location: Brunswick West, Australia
  • Photography: Tom Blachford
  • Design & Project Architect: James Taylor
  • Design Architect: Peter Knights
  • Structural Engineer: R. Bliem & Associates
  • Building Surveyor: Fotia Group
  • Builder(s): GC & F Constructions
  • Area (Square Meters): 50sq. metres
  • Project Completion Year & Month: October 2017

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K2 House in Melbourne, Australia by FMD Architects

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Article source: FMD Architects

K2 House is the second stage upper floor extension to a renovation completed by fmd architects in 2008. The original brief for a young bachelor, was revised to now meet the needs of a young family with pets. The clients wanted to maintain the initial design intent while adding further versatile spaces to a bustling home.

Image Courtesy © Peter Bennetts

  • Architects: FMD Architects
  • Project: K2 House
  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Photography: Peter Bennetts
  • Project Team: Fiona Dunin, Jayme Collins, Alice Edmonds, Rob Kolak
  • Builder: Latrobe Building Service
  • Structural Engineer: Kersulting
  • Landscape Architect: Eckersley Garden Architecture
  • Floor Area: 114 m2
  • Project Completion: 2017

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The Light Box in Melbourne, Australia by Finnis Architects

Friday, June 29th, 2018

Article source: Finnis Architects

The Light Box is a Californian bungalow renovation located in an area of significant heritage in Northcote, Melbourne.. It was important when designing this home not to denote but rather aim to uphold and celebrate the original charm of the dwelling.

Image Courtesy © Finnis Architects

  • Architects: Finnis Architects, (Damon Hills)
  • Project: The Light Box
  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Project Size: 185
  • Building Levels: 1
  • Completion Date: 2016

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Coronet in Melbourne, Australia by Jos Tan Architects

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Article source: Jos Tan Architects 

This brick home is one of a pair, built side-by-side c.1930. The brief was for a new bathroom and laundry, and a new kitchen and dining area that could entertain a large gathering while opening up to the backyard.

Image Courtesy © Tom Ross

  • Architects: Jos Tan Architects 
  • Project: Coronet
  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Photography: Tom Ross
  • Builder: Oli Dredge
  • Structural Engineer: ZS Consulting

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Unfurled House in Sydney, Australia by christopher polly architect

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

Article source: christopher polly architect

An articulated two-storey framed volume is sensitively stitched to the rear original fabric, while retaining its front Federation masonry and hipped envelope as part of its environmental, economic and planning values. It has a sectional split-level relationship to the original house that harnesses the fall of the site to the rear, enabling the cellular front plan to vertically and horizontally unfurl into a series of connected interior spaces that expand to its setting.

Image Courtesy © Brett Boardman Photography

  • Architects: christopher polly architect
  • Project: Unfurled House
  • Location: Petersham, Sydney, Australia
  • Photography: Brett Boardman Photography
  • Structural Engineer: SDA Structures
  • Acoustic Consultant: Sebastian Giglio
  • Surveyor: Junek & Junek
  • Builder: Matrix Additions
  • Land Size: 399.60 sqm
  • Floor Area: 173.22 sqm

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