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Best Residential Alterations/Additions: Up to $100,000

Yarraville Project

JFK Design Landscape/ Buildings/Interiors
0421 076 036
www.jfkdesign.net
Yarraville Project

It started something like this: ‘We’ve brought a falling down house in Yarraville and we’re looking to fix it up and put on an extension and sell it ASAP; we’re open to any ideas you might have…” The outcome is a living pavilion full of natural light and air, which is a true testament to this designer’s skills. The additions are almost invisible from the streetscape but they fuse old and new through tasteful rehabilitation and thought-provoking new forms, all under a painted timber skin. The traditional Yarraville streetscape is enhanced by the removal of a carport and the reinstatement of a low timber front fence. The old floor plan has been reordered into bedroom/lounge/study/bathroom/ensuite through the simple gesture of a central hallway. A new living pavilion becomes the new living heart of the house, connecting indoor and out.