We initially saw Balmain Rock House as a restoration and extension project, however through a collaborative process of discovery with the client, the existing cottage was not only restored, but its resonating bones became the inspiration for its addition.
Tom Ferguson Photography
Tom Ferguson is a Sydney based architect, and an accomplished architectural and interiors photographer with a unique understanding of the built form.
This new house in Russell Lea has been designed next door to the owner’s previous home of 27 years. Looking to downsize as their children moved out and started their own families, but wanting to stay in the area that was so familiar to them …
Conceptually, the project is an insertion of two augmented lodges atop the existing house – one contains the parents’ bedroom & facilities, whilst the other is the children’s bedrooms.
Collectors Cottage is a renovation and extension of an existing character-filled bungalow. The design celebrates domesticity by providing a well-crafted backdrop for the owner’s quirky collection of artifacts, ceramics, instruments and household goods.
A carefully designed courtyard was fundamental to the Glebe Red House, combining a variety of landscape elements that deliberate a place of gathering.
Inspired by the generous nature of the clients, and their desire to live a bold and loving life, we collaborated with H Interior Design to create a home imbued with casual warmth, textural layers and an ethereal glow.