facebook

York St Residence by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects

York St Residence

York St Residence is a family residence renovated and extended by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects, located in Melbourne.

Project description: The existing dwellings at this inner city site were varied in use with a rear building housing a swimming pool. From the outset it was decided that the primary frontage should be preserved and the new extension at the rear be positioned with a clear separation to the existing dwelling.

York St Residence 1

The Ground floor retaining dwelling included master bedroom/ ens/ wir and upgraded a formal lounge area and bedroom (with separate pwd/ shr). The upstairs attic space with gabled ceiling accommodated a home office. The new rear extension connected by a glazed link provides clear delineation between the old and new.

York St Residence 2

The new program includes living/ dining/ kitchen/ scullery with a games room (over a double garage). The first floor (of the extension) includes two bedrooms (with ensuites) and a central lounge/ play room for the teenage children to entertain friends.

York St Residence 3

The extension seeks to maximise opportunities for natural light and ventilation, perforated shutter screens enhance the built form and complement the ‘lantern’ element of games room to the rear with glazed louvres at high level enclosing the space.

York St Residence 4

As a family dwelling, the building provides an excellent opportunity for contemporary and heritage architecture to co-exist in a complementary context.

Architects: Jackson Clements Burrows Architects
Project: York St Residence
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Photography: Derek Swalwell

York St Residence 5

York St Residence 6

Thank you for reading this article!

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.

A Minimalist, Intriguing Dining Space Designed by Leaping Creative for Fashion Retail Brand TFD

Rather than following the popular trend of industrial or Nordic interior style in China, Leaping Creative is inspired by fashion designers and their love for black and white as well as their trick of using dots, lines and planes. We aim to create a minimalist, intriguing dining space.

Muriwai Weekend House is Placed at the Edge of a Cliff to Capture the Dramatic Views

The Muriwai house is a weekend house used by a couple throughout the year as an escape from their urban working lives, located on a steep site perched above the ocean and Muriwai beach.

MAD House – A Eclectic Modern Home for Three Families in East Vancouver

The MAD house is a multi-adult dwelling in Vancouver. Housing three sets of adults from the same family within a 2880 square foot volume, the home was designed to allow for wide open shared public spaces and private separated suites.

1950’s Duplex Home Redesigned with a Focus on Natural Lighting and Interior / Exterior Transitions

The single family residence built in Wagener Terrace close to Hampton Park in Charleston, South Carolina was originally a squat exposed cinder block duplex home from the 1950’s that saw little modification over the years.

Sun Valley House with Exposed Granite and Tough Geometry Form

Designed by Rick Joy Architects, this all-season home occupies a 1.5-acre, west facing site in Sun Valley, Idaho. Carefully sited on a steep hillside, the house was strategically positioned to maximize visual exposure to nearly 360-degree views and minimize disturbance to the native landscape.

Lopez Island Beach Cabin by Graham Baba Architects

Beginning with an outdated 1962 split-level beachfront house, the challenge for this remodel involved the transformation and recycling of the original 1960s split-level house into a home that’s connected to its location.