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Northcote Residences

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Category
Residential
Year
2014
State
Victoria
City
Melbourne

The subject dwelling comprises an asymmetrical façade and central corridor adjoining two rooms either side as typical. Our brief called for the demolition of a poor rear alteration and construction of extensions in its place. The works comprised a renovation of the existing building and new single storey rear additions incorporating pool, cellar and the main living facilities for a young family. An internal brick path, constructed from bricks found on the site formed the junction between old and new and continued from entry, comprising the new work and terminating with a garden outlook.

The inhabitants now enjoy a well zoned home that retains a sense of the intimacy that relates to the scale of the original home. The occupants enjoy natural light, fresh breezes through the habitable spaces and improved recreational conditions including a swimming pool.

 

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