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Kingsville Remodel by Richard King Design

Designed in 2017 by Richard King Design, this modern single family house is located in Kingsville, Melbourne, Australia.

Description by Richard King Design
RK-D was engaged for both the design and project management of this job which lasted two years from concept to completion.
An ageing federation workers cottage with a crude, 1990s lean-to was extensively demolished and remodeled into a two-level, contemporary family home. The house grew from 85m2 to 18m2.

The existing gable end roof line was extended through to the rear, to reference the buildings original architectural venacular.
We utilised the generous roof height and proportions to add in a Mezzanine level and double-height space, at the rear of the property. We also took advantage of the council?s zoning plans, to lower an existing floor level and increase the amount of usable height. The house has a mix of private, social and work spaces. The front portion of the house is retained as Bedroom and ?adult? Living space. A central spine corridor connects the old part of the house to the new extension. Additional bedrooms, bathroom, Mud room/Laundry lead onto a double height, open-plan Kitchen, Dining and ?Social? Living room at the rear. A feature staircase connects up to a large Mezzanine Study and en-suite.
Large sliding glass doors connect ground floor to a compact rear garden space.
The spine corridor ceiling was purposely kept low to create a sense of anticipation as you travel throu...
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