Williams Burton Leopardi carefully weaves the existing character and handmade detailing together with a series of new open spaces.
Since 1905, Leichhardt in NSW has been home to an industrial, hangar-like military building, a drill hall. The task for Tobias Partners was two-fold — restore the historical elements of the structure while also echoing the heritage details indoors in a contemporary reimagining of the space.
Williams Burton Leopardi’s clear vision and restraint complete the heritage intended for the home, crafting openings to engage with nature and reinforce a rhythm in the process.
Endowed with authentic charm that cannot be bought or built new, these ten outstanding heritage house renovations reconcile architecture’s past with modern ways of life.
A historic post office in Perth has been transformed by State of Kin, a local design practice, into Bodyscape Yoga, delivering a newfound state of zen to its yogi clientele.
Inbetween Architecture’s clever approach on this renovation and addition makes for a family home that is fresh and functional, all while responding to the restrictive heritage constraints.
The fourth short film to feature in VOLA’s online series On Design captures the emphatic approach of McLaren.Excell, as the London-based practice transforms a relic of Britain’s history into a house designed for longevity.
Jost Architects created more space and a feeling of openness in this heritage-listed St Kilda worker’s cottage that offered little room to move.