The idea of adding a new kitchen to the cottage started with the architect exploring ways in which he could replicate the original brickwork and style of the existing structure. But in an attempt to find that ‘perfect’ extension that leads to minimal structural changes to the timeless cottage the idea of a glass box kitchen came to the fore.
With a sloped lot and a hilly rear yard the house also presented a unique opportunity to add a steel catwalk that connects the newly added penthouse level directly with the rear yard. This turns the gorgeous backyard into a private and relaxing retreat even as the living area on the top floor offers unabated views of the city skyline and welcomes a healthy dose of natural ventilation indoors.
A pristine island renowned for its spellbinding views unspoiled landscape that plays host to thousands of tourists each year and a gateway to the unique goodness of the Great Barrier Reef; Hamilton Island is a favorite among those who choose to spend their holidays in Queensland!
With the top floor housing the living area kitchen and dining area it is the lower level that contains the private spaces along with additional service units. Dashing affordable and exclusive this is a renovation that epitomizes the creative genius of the architects who conjured up and executed it to perfection!
Custom-crafted wooden lattice panels with a steel frame were used to add sliding doors that blur the line between the interior and the world outside. The clever use of metal acoustic tiles and a breezy and cheerful ambiance along with comfy contemporary décor complete this stylish Brazilian retreat.