In response to a briefing focused on light, FMD Architects revamp Kelvin House with an emphasis on lines, angles, and the natural colours of timber.
This five-bedroom home in Glen Iris, Melbourne, provides a spacious yet intimate environment for a family that loves spending time outdoors. Rebecca Gross reports.
Even in Asia, the extended family is giving way to the nuclear family. But there are still architects – and clients – wanting to explore the possibility of housing, if only on a temporary basis, the extended family. Typically, these experiments involve the idea of compound housing.