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.
The resulting home is a fusion of the very best from both design philosophies as timeless architectural features are combined with trendy modern overtones. Textured plastered walls false ceilings that showcase the warmth of wood and iron and stone features were added to the modern interior to give it a more traditional sheen.
The 20-foot-long tiny home is draped in cedar vertical siding on the outside with large windows and Cor-ten steel offering ample textural contrast. On the inside you can choose from a variety of materials that include oak aspen pine and maple.
But the real showstopper of the house is the way in which the front section offers wonderful views of the suburban skyline while the rear unit opens up towards lush green bushes. It is this transformation from the urban jungle to tranquil greenery that makes this Bardon home even more special! With a street façade that offers complete privacy and creative lighting fixtures that bring snazzy sparkle this family residence delivers comfort draped in a serene setting.
It is the top floor that contains the bedrooms and other private quarters even as the two pavilions are connected with one another through a cool central axis! Sweeping double-height living spaces luxurious bedrooms and iconic décor such as the Barcelona lounge chair and the Louis Ghost Chair complete this smashing Aussie home.