Glass doors and walls connect the kitchen and dining spaces with the courtyard outside and this revitalizes the interior and gives it a bright and cheerful ambiance that the homeowners desired.
Laced with simplicity and an air of casualness this is a makeover that seamlessly fuses structural and aesthetic elements. Expanding an existing home to meet the growing needs of a young family the turns to the tried and tested method of blurring the lines between the interior and the inviting backyard.
Crafted using timber and recycled brickwork the extension is both aesthetic and eco-friendly and further gives the home energy-saving attributes thanks to the passive heating and cooling techniques.
The dramatic 25-feet-high open living area on the lower level contains the living space dining room and kitchen with each area flowing into the next. Instead of completely shunning its past the converted church actually embraces its rich heritage with fabulous stained glass windows bringing pops of yellow red and green into each room.
Modern decor in neutral hues an imposing fireplace and smart lighting end up becoming the showstoppers in this smart utilitarian makeover that showcases the brilliance of adaptive reuse.
The exterior of the home also throws in a fun twist with its pitched roof and weatherboard cladding even while creating a sense of modernity with the extensive use of white.
In the last few years architects and smart interior designers have completely altered the idea of home design and the current trends are dominated by houses that bring the outdoors inside. This is precisely the path that the lovely in takes as its fabulous multi-level garden becomes the one defining feature of the lavish family residence.