Designed by InForm it is the front deck and garden and the rear courtyard that give this home a relaxing spacious appeal as the interior benefits from these modest outdoor hangouts. With a dark façade and a light-filled neutral interior paints a chic sophisticated picture.
This classic Victorian terrace home in Melbourne is truly one of a kind though as it combines a traditional heritage front façade with a space-savvy contemporary interior in a fluid and efficient manner.
Bedrooms and the master suite are tucked away in the lower level along with additional bathrooms and a deck. Opening up towards the natural garden this special design of the two levels ensures those inside always stay connected with the landscape.
Japanese design and architecture have always found ways to combine natural goodness and tranquility with an innate sense of minimalism. It is only in the last few decades that the West has started to realize the many benefits of this approach and while this expansive might not exactly borrow from the design elements of the Far East it still seems to showcase the same core principles.
By altering the internal layout the new kitchen and dining area is connected with the small garden outside even as skylights and bespoke window features bring in ample sunlight.