The bright and cozy modern interior relies largely on neutral hues warm wooden tones and a dash of concrete to create a unique and inviting ambiance. Timeless décor pieces like the Wishbone chair sit alongside more contemporary pieces even as warm lighting and a dashing two-story gallery atrium complete this sensible and stylish transformation.
Working around both the historical and solar limitations of the site Nic Owen Architects revamped the interior of the home completely by altering its floor plan and also added a modern rear extension.
But devoid of a gorgeous natural view and surrounded by the concrete jungle the in takes a completely different approach. Designed by Scenario Architecture it is a lowered and glazed section of the roof terrace and garden that does the trick here!
If you felt a touch incredulous on being told that this sophisticated contemporary home in is actually a traditional 1970’s bungalow then it would be completely understandable. Such is the dramatic transformation of this private residence that has been completely altered to meet the demands of a modern lifestyle.
Even though it is hard to look beyond the intricately and expertly designed series of water features the home itself presents a spacious open living area on the lower level with the private quarters nestled on the top floor.