A small extension of a living room from boundary to boundary may have only added a couple of square metres to the building’s area but has made a world of difference to the function and comfort of the living area of this terrace house in Carlton North.
Pin-strip ply cladding with matching Vic Ash hardwood doors with a Ironbark deck, steps are slabs reclaimed from the Port Melbourne Pier.
Raymond Luxury Yacht is actually pronounced “Throat Wobbler Mangrove”, an apartment fitout overlooking the St Kilda Pier. These living and kitchen areas have been made with a pallete of Yellow Stringy Bark and brass. This gives the place a wonderfuly warm glowing feeling. The yacht theme has been followed closely, boat fixtures throughout, benches and cabinet prevent items rolling off when the ship lurches from side to side in a storm, and a steering wheel to sail her by.
This alterations and additions project sees a series of interconnected rooms opened right up. An extrodinarily large beam replaced a loadbearing wall. How did we get such a large piece of steel through such a tight space? It’s all done with mirrors.