Located in a building built in the 60’s in the city of Sao Paulo, the Retrofit Project of this Apartment started from two basic premises, one requested by the client and the other imposed by the existing property.
The Twin Peaks house was organized with the upper, entry level containing the “public” spaces, reserving the lower level for “private” bedroom spaces. In turn, each floor is developed with service spaces toward the southern, street side of the home, …
The design was lead by the Edwardian character of the original Elgin house and it was important that the new addition carried through this sensibility. The owners were wanting to create a relaxed family home, that both spoke of their life in Australia but also reflected back to time spent living in the UK.
The designer from Studio Perri Interior Design and her husband bought an old apartment in Herzelia, 15 minutes from Tel Aviv and renovated it completely.
In order to accommodate new owners, this 1908 flat needed a transformation. After several partial renovations throughout the years, the dwelling had a dark and busy 1990s feel.
A remodel of an existing 1938 bungalow in an historic central Austin neighborhood, the design aims to preserve the character of the context with a humble front facade, while unfolding and transforming in the back to accommodate small and large social gatherings.