Cornerstone House project is an extensive refurbishment, rear extension and landscaping works to o large terraced house in North London. Responding to a brief to modernise the historic house, Merrett Houmøller has reorganised the domestic layout and removed floors and walls.
The Molesworth Street house is a renovation and extension to a freestanding Edwardian period home in Kew.
The design was lead by the Edwardian character of the original Elgin house and it was important that the new addition carried through this sensibility. The owners were wanting to create a relaxed family home, that both spoke of their life in Australia but also reflected back to time spent living in the UK.
This project is for modest yet highly detailed contemporary alterations and additions to an existing detached weatherboard Edwardian residence with a rear Western aspect in Camberwell, Victoria. As well as the proposed living area additions, the brief called for the upgrading of existing bath rooms, wardrobes, improved internal circulation, the provision of a swimming pool, and landscaped utility areas.
The owners of this large detached Edwardian House, wanted us to work on designs for the building that would open up the internal rooms and embrace the large mature garden. An existing garage is to be converted into much needed store and utility room that sits nestled into the banks of the higher level garden.
Abbott St House is an Edwardian weatherboard house in Sandringham. Typical of many of the period houses in the area, a previous extension had added a room on the back incorporating main bedroom, kitchen and meals area but this space suffered the ailments of a south orientation and poor room configuration.