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.
Bringing a healthy dose of greenery to a contemporary suburban home is a task that involves ample creativity and demands a reasonable amount of space. Sitting on a sloped lot in the tranquil neighborhood of Wahroonga Australia this creative residence turns what is generally perceived as a hindrance into an asset!
Designed by to meet the needs of his young family this beautiful residence also is a testimony to what Hufft Projects can accomplish when faced with a tough architectural conundrum.
While the street façade of the house give you the impression of an unassuming single-story home a private walkway flanked by indigenous gum trees leads you to a dramatic two-story pavilion that makes up the central living zone of the . A relaxing and spacious courtyard separates this unit from another pavilion that sits on the opposite side of the lot!
Dubbed the project utilizes a unique circulation court that ushers in ample natural light and ventilation even as the latest rooftop volumes adjust and adapt to its presence. It is the lower level of the house that contains the living area and kitchen connected with the rear yard along with the spacious dining room.