Turramurra House 2

April 3, 2022Projects, ResidentialNo Comments

2022 In a battle-axe block with an ideal North South orientation, a 1980’s house had the right location but needed taking advantage of the large rear and side gardens. The house was gutted and opened up to the rear and side gardens with large wide terraces with louvred shading to shield from the summer sun. […]

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Palm Beach 5

August 6, 2021Projects, ResidentialNo Comments

2021 A new house built on a replacing a simple beach shack that the family had owned for decades. The owners realised when cleaning the gutters of the old house that the view from the roof was spectacular. With a growing family and needs for more space, a new house was created with the living […]

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McMahons Point House

December 9, 2019Projects, ResidentialNo Comments

2019 The project involved an existing two storied Federation house, that had been renovated and added to in the 80s or 90s. The owners have a large family and wanted to add a third floor to the house to provide an additional bedroom and a rumpus room for the children and their friends. The zoning […]

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Summer Hill House

December 9, 2019Projects, ResidentialNo Comments

2019 The owners bought this cute but very dilapidated timber Victorian Cottage in 2017. The four front rooms and the hall of the cottage were retained as bedrooms and a bathroom, with the rear ‘lean-to’ section of the house removed to make way for a new wing housing the living rooms, kitchen, terraces, plus laundry […]

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Manly Apartment

July 28, 2018Projects, ResidentialNo Comments

2018 An existing whole floor apartment, approximately 20 years old in small block, close to Manly Harbour. The owners loved the location, but not the dark, unfriendly spaces. The brief was to maximise the sunlight and brighten up the darker spaces and bring in a coastal style. The apartment was gutted, new limestone floors laid […]

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Mosman House 2

February 10, 2019Projects, ResidentialNo Comments

2018 A dilapidated Federation house opposite Mosman Oval, previously divided into three flats. The house was restored in the front section, housing a sitting room and two bedrooms and the rear section demolished. A new large open plan contemporary kitchen/living room was built to the rear of the house, with a master suite above the […]

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Warrawee House

April 23, 2017Projects, ResidentialNo Comments

2016 This project included the renovation of a 1920’s James Peddle house, maintaining the existing features of the late-Californian Bungalow and opening up the rear section of the house to the existing pool and courtyard area. All the bathrooms were renovated, the kitchen/family room was created from opening up several small rooms to create a […]

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Paddington House

March 23, 2016Projects, ResidentialNo Comments

2015 This project is a Victorian terrace house, the end terrace of a row of five. It was substantially altered in the 1970’s with removal of all the internal fabric (staircase, fireplaces, timber windows etc) and additions typical of 1970’s ‘terrace house modern’. Subsequently there was nothing of the original house worth saving, apart from […]

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Palm Beach – House 4

November 11, 2014Projects, ResidentialNo Comments

2013 This project involved substantial renovation to an existing 1970’s project home. The house still had it’s original kitchen and bathrooms – the kitchen location was set in the rear of the house, with an outlook over the south facing rear courtyard. The clients requested the kitchen be moved to its logical location with stunning […]

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Freshwater – House 2

November 11, 2014Projects, ResidentialNo Comments

2012 To a Victorian weatherboard cottage, that had been renovated in the 1950’s, we added a parent retreat upper floor with bedroom, bathroom, living area and study for my client who works from home. The stir was housed in one of the existing bedrooms, with the spare space housing a large laundry with wine storage […]

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