Tag: Alteration and addition
The Australian Institute of Architects says the federal government’s $680 million “Home Builder” stimulus package is a missed opportunity for social housing and sustainable homes.
Sibling Architecture’s new addition to a home in Sydney’s inner west hosts a suite of tranquil living and reading spaces.
A quaint walkway stepping up from Melbourne’s Yarra River is the sole means of access to this 1930s brick home, where an extension by AM Architecture fulfils the owners’ desire for a treetop sanctuary.
Seizing an opportunity to build on an empty neighbouring block, the owners of a worker’s cottage in North Melbourne (with the help of NMBW Architecture Studio) have added a flexible secondary house that will allow them to age in place.
This renovation of an inner-Melbourne terrace by Wellard Architects cleverly navigates the site’s constrained footprint, employing key architectural moves that make for an efficient and uplifting family home.
A reductive aesthetic and plentiful natural light interlace in Benn and Penna’s elemental extension to a cottage in the Sydney suburb of Leichhardt.
A gentle, intricate alteration and addition to a Paddington terrace uses soft curves and interlocking forms to graft the new onto the old and provide seamless continuity of space.
This addition to a Bruny Island bush shack by Dock4 cleverly exaggerates the existing roof form to create volume, drama and a dialogue with the surrounding landscape.
James Russell Architect’s astute adjustments to this 1959 modernist home seamlessly meld future-aware adaptations to bring new equilibrium to the dwelling.
This deliberately restrained addition to a Victorian terrace by Clare Cousins Architects – which replaces an oversized faux period structure – revolves around a central courtyard to create a verdant haven in Melbourne’s inner north.
A series of diverse, textural and dynamic “garden rooms” are the result of a close collaboration between architect and landscape architect and celebrate a life lived outdoors.
Informed by the memories of the original house, this alteration and addition sets the stage for family life, providing opportunities for both connection and privacy.
With clarity of purpose and compelling spatial planning, this narrow three-level addition to a circa 1920s abode by Architect Prineas provides extra space for family life.
In remodelling a typical double-fronted Victorian terrace in Albert Park, Claire Scorpo Architects designed a home that unexpectedly ended up smaller than it started, but created comfortable, useable areas.
Retaining the relaxed, breezy feel of the original beach house, this extension and renovation by Figureground Architecture is a clever reorganization that makes the most of the views and space.
This new extension by BLOXAS is a private garden sanctuary in more ways than one, as an escape from modern city life and as a place of retreat for a client who suffers from a chronic sleep disorder.
Embodying its local beachside context, this alteration and addition reconsiders the suburban status quo.
With a wink to the brick cottage’s Arts and Crafts heritage, this addition by Tribe Studio relaxes the home’s original formality, brings focus to the garden and offers thoughtful elements of surprise.
This reductive addition to a four-room cottage by Panov Scott endeavours to “find the essential” and in doing so, embraces human comfort and cumulative experience.
The spirit and character of a modest postwar bungalow have been retained and celebrated by its architect-owner, who has reconnected the home to its backyard.