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Entries in renovation (45)

Wednesday
Nov262014

Nooks and crannies

The biggest luxury in a kitchen? No not marble benches. No not top of the line European appliances. Storage and lots of it. A place for everything and everything in its place. That's why I love all the nooks and crannies in this kitchen refurb by Hearth.

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Tuesday
Nov182014

Old and new

Respectfully reinventing an exterior. In keeping with the theme of my previous post, Toronto's Drew Mandel Architects did a wonderful job here. 

Monday
Nov172014

M House

"Small but with delight, this project looks at how a modest alteration and addition can make a positive contribution to the way a family live."

The addition to a dark and cramped Northcote, Melbourne home by MAKE Architecture is a little like planting a garden. Let in the light and watch the family to grow.

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Thursday
Nov132014

Corrugated

A modern take on the Australian corrugated shed vernacular this interior alteration to an existing 3 bedroom 1919 house provides open plan living, dining and kitchen with study mezzanine above while sheilding the rear of the house from the prying eyes of the residents of the large block of apartments behind. Tamarama Semi-Detached by David Langston-Jones.

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Friday
Nov072014

Punk's kinda dead

That's what the print says and that may be true ... or not :) What I am noticing though is the demise of the overstuffed, the over thought, the over tweaked, the overdone. I love this Eagle Rock, California house Bestor Architecture. Stylish but casual, family friendly and just right for everyday living. And who could say no to a half pipe in the backyard?

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