Dan Gayfer and his clients were passionate about integrating a 125-year-old former dairy at the rear of their Footscray property into their house’s new extension.
What was old is new again in these five outstanding examples of heritage restoration projects that respond to residents’ modern needs while respecting the history of the site.
David Barr Architects opens up a heritage-listed Federation house to its spacious, sun-drenched site, transforming it into a modern family residence in the process.
Compact yet flexible spatial planning characterises this extension to a traditional, and largely untouched, workers cottage in Sydney by Mark Szczerbicki Design Studio.
The client of this renovation to a traditional Victorian cottage in Brunswick sought a place of refuge for contemplation and a prospect out to the garden.
You would never know what lies beyond this single-fronted worker’s cottage from looking at its façade. But there are a series of surprises in store.