gardiner architects tops worker's cottage renovation in australia with an angled roof

gardiner architects tops worker's cottage renovation in australia with an angled roof

located on a quiet side street in brunswick, australia, allan street house by gardiner architects is a renovation and extension of an existing worker’s cottage, for a young couple and their two small children. the project transforms the experience of a pokey terrace house into a home that is light and open, sustainably designed, and adaptable to the daily routines of the family.

 gardiner architects tops worker's cottage renovation in australia with an angled roofimages by rory gardiner



gardiner architects has transformed the small terrace house through high, dramatic ceilings, strategically placed large windows and views from one space to another through a garden terrace. by angling up the new roof line of the living area, the space has become light and sculptural, and a bank of high windows allows long views to the sky. the architects have added a study area at the end of the living room, in an additional space they have created by separating the corridor and extending the existing structure rather than building a new area out to the side.

 gardiner architects tops worker's cottage renovation in australia with an angled roof




project info:


name: allan street house

architect: gardiner architects

builder: virgon constructions

structural engineer: john brock pty ltd

project type: single residential

size (m2): 58m2 new area, 315 m2 site

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