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.
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The Two Halves House on Silverwattle Drive is divided in to two pavilions of exactly the same size. The upper level pavilion houses the sleeping areas, whilst the lower level is the kitchen, meals, living spaces and garage.
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 […]
Wooden Box House is a turn-of-the-century weatherboard home that merges Victorian heritage with a contemporary architectural extension to house a growing family. The project, located in the regional Victorian town of Ballarat, saw Mick and Jules Moloney, co-founders of Moloney Architects renovate and extend the century-old residence to meet the changing needs of their family of […]
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 […]