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Jenkins Street / C.Kairouz Architects

Jenkins Street is a juxtaposition in many ways. It flawlessly mixes private & intimate spaces with open plan living and the architecture provides contrast with new modern-contemporary meeting with old period-art deco. The dynamic of new and old, and diversity on a functional level as well as a visual level alludes to a home with a perceived split personality; made tranquil with the right balance of yin and yang.

© Peter Clarke

Architects: C.Kairouz Architects

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Project Manager: Shepherd Consulting Group

Builder: JRC Builders

Site: 557.0 m2

Area: 275.0 m2

Project Year: 2018

Photographs: Peter Clarke
© Peter Clarke

Text description provided by the architects. Jenkins Street is a juxtaposition in many ways. It flawlessly mixes private & intimate spaces with open plan living and the architecture provides contrast with new modern-contemporary meeting with old period-art deco. The dynamic of new and old, and diversity on a functional level as well as a visual level alludes to a home with a perceived split personality; made tranquil with the right balance of yin and yang.

© Peter Clarke

The main challenge set by the owner was to transform the dilapidated-yet-characterful art deco house and create a modern family home with a ?wow factor?, large enough to have three bedrooms and two living rooms with additional storage. Capturing l...
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