The client required a low maintenance house that would feel comfortable in scale for the couple and ‘open up’ for visiting guests whilst still allowing privacy and separate spaces.
Tatjana Plitt is an award-winning artist and architecture/interiors photographer based in Melbourne. She completed her Bachelor of Media Arts at RMIT University and has exhibited her work throughout Australia and internationally. Inspired by the power of architecture to shape how we feel, think and behave, Tatjana creates images that capture the mood and emotion of spaces.
Warrandyte Riverside House was originally designed in the 1960’s by Architect Davis S Gordon for his family, with what we suspect, was a nod to McGlashan and Everist’s award winning Heide II of the era.
This modern home addition links to the existing residence via a protected deck which becomes an outdoor living space in summer, with retracting glazed doors. The kitchen and living, and bedroom wings are separated by a dining area that steps down to a patio that is naturally shaded by an existing camellia tree.
Located on the first floor of a 1960s apartment building in the leafy Melbourne suburb of Toorak, the Woori apartment has canopy views and a sense of privacy rarely found in such a location. The rooms are generous, but the 1980s renovation was looking tired.
An open and agile creative studio space for Gray Puksand’s Melbourne-based team of architects and designers. Gray Puksand has completed its new Melbourne studio fit-out by walking the walk on their own design methodologies.
Rathmines House is an alteration and addition to a Victorian weatherboard house in Fairfield. The poorly planned layout of the existing dwelling contained a lean-too out the back, housing the laundry and bathrooms to the north and living spaces to the south. A narrow corridor provided the only connection to the backyard.