Nic Owen Architects use timber as a tool for warmth and individuality in their residential projects.
September 24th, 2010
In the case of the North Fitzroy House, the challenge was to transform a heritage-listed family home into an updated space to accommodate their growing family.
“They’d lived there for about 4 years”, says Architect Nic Owen. “It was just a typical little two-bedroom Victorian brick Terrace […] it leaked when it rained and needed an awful lot doing to it.”
“North Fitzroy is tightly controlled with planning and the heritage overlays, but the site also had an incredibly challenging orientation.”
“We had to be very respectful and mindful of the existing structure,” Nic says.
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