This home was originally designed by Oakley & Parkes Architects in 1929 and was a valuable part of the streetscape as well as Canberra’s Architectural history.
The street elevation was not altered due to the property being heritage listed. This meant that all changes/additions had to be to the back of the house.
The entire inside of the original house was gutted and completely re-designed to incorporate the extension and consider the clients family and lifestyle. Due to the extensive work in relation to internal space planning, the home is bright & fresh whilst still relating to its heritage exterior. Original doors, windows, fireplace surrounds, fixed furniture and door handles were kept and incorporated into the new interior.
The home was brought up to the current level of construction standards as well as using the latest technology for telephone, security, data and lighting systems to result in a modern home inside a historic shell.