An existing heritage building is transformed through the introduction of a modern, two-storey addition that playfully re-interprets the distinctive geometry of the original dwelling through a contemporary lens.
Photographer of architecture, landscapes, lifestyle, food, travel and art work. Shooting since 1999, Derek Swalwell started working with Melbourne architects and designers. His work has since expanded to include international design firms, advertising agencies and many overseas titles. He enjoys working with great people and ideas.
Within a 1.5km radius, the Stark House is surrounded by other housing estates – both low and high rise, the Changi Prison Complex, Changi Airport, and several industrial and commercial areas.
As a modern renaissance home, the St Vincents Place Residence is a new archetype developed through a reinterpretation of classical references with a modern sensibility.
37FC-House lies secluded within a residential pocket, siting on land that once contained a semi-detached house. The owner tasked architects to conceptualise a standalone house that would suit the needs of a multi-generational family.
Grant House is the alteration and addition to a dark and narrow single-storey terrace in North Fitzroy, Melbourne. The old part of the house has been respectfully maintained and a new extension has been sleeved between original boundary walls.
Project: Casa Atrio Interior Architects: Biasol Design Studio Location: Carlton, Melbourne, Australia Year 2018 Photographer: Derek Swalwell A heavenly plant-filled atrium brings life, light and connection into the heart of this family home. From the outside, Casa Atrio has the character of an Italianate-style terrace, intertwining decorative classical architecture with a Victorian-era home. Ornate and […]