Brought in to radically alter the damp and dark interior of this classic home Glen Thomas Architecture turned to a contemporary extension with a distinct 9-meter long glass roof to get the job done.
Set in the quiet suburb of Australia the epitomizes this understated and elegant look of a modern family home. Conjured up and brought to life by Mountford Architects the small and space-conscious residence was designed to maximize light even while creating a free-flowing and relaxing interior.
With the stairway clearly delineating the second level into the living area on one side and the kitchen and dining on the other the need for additional internal partitions has been completely done away with.
It also gives the homeowners a sense of nostalgia as they are constantly reminded of their previous more traditional home on the same lot. Replacing the old structure with a more modern functional and light-filled home and a pool house the projects also does its best to preserve the natural landscape around it.
Moving away from the mundane the new office welcomes both employees and clients with a grand entry where entire staff can come together each morning. A professional library here also showcases the best work of Cox Architecture and is sure to make a big visual impact on anyone new walking in.
Divided into three distinct cantilevered units the house offers a wonderful view of the green ranch even while giving those inside all the privacy they need. It is concrete and corten steel panels that shape the exterior of House N with the formers used for the lower level and on the inside.