The Shadow house had to offer privacy from the busy south facing side street whilst benefit from northern sunlight. Therefore, the new monolithic form is windowless to the south side street with the ground floor set back to the south boundary.
Nic Owen Architects
Nic Owen Architects is a young, design focused architectural team located in the heart of Carlton, Victoria. The team is committed to creating architecture that is a joy to inhabit through the treatment of space, form, materials and light. The practice specialises in residential architecture that responds to each individual site and environment, creating unique and elegant forms that contribute to the wider community and make a difference to our visual landscape.
LOCATION: Carlton, Victoria, Australia
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Pond House Marrandillas is a Edwardian heritage home that has been modernized and extended by Nic Owen Architects, a young design focused architectural team located in the heart of Carlton, Victoria. Pond House Marrandillas is about to turn 117 years old and has had a colourful and full life to date. Untouched for over 50 years […]
Located in Melbourne, Pod House is a family home extended and renovated by Nic Owen Architects. The owners of this existing Victorian house located in Fitzroy North wished to renovate and extend to better cater for their family of 5. The 1980’s rear skillion extension was removed and replaced with an open place living ‘pod’. This […]
Journey House is a project and extension and renovation completed by Nic Owen Architects in Melbourne’s Bayside suburb of Hampton. Project description: This modest sized semi-detached clinker brick house in Hampton is located on a generous allotment. The owners required more space and desired a strong connection to the outside. The well travelled couple wanted a […]
This suburban house extension is an example of responsible rationalisation of a typical suburban home which offers a stimulating environment and demonstrates environmentally sustainable design. The project is located on a 740m2 site in Kew.