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This Victorian Terrace Received A Modern Renovation And A New Wood Clad Addition

Architectural firm Bryant Alsop has designed the modern renovation of an early-Victorian terrace in inner urban Melbourne, Australia, that also included the addition of a study and loft. #ModernRenovation #InteriorDesign

Photography by Jack Lovel

Architectural firm Bryant Alsop has designed the modern renovation of an early-Victorian terrace in inner urban Melbourne, Australia, that also included the addition of a study and loft.

Stepping inside, you can still see touches of the old original house, like the front door, trim details, stairs, and archways.

Stepping inside this renovated house, you can still see touches of the old original house, like the front door, trim details, stairs, and archways.
Photography by Jack Lovel

From the front hallway, you’re able to see the kitchen through an open bookshelf that’s been built into the wall.


Shelving Ideas - From the front hallway of this renovated house, you're able to see the kitchen through an open bookshelf that's been built into the wall. #Bookshelf #ShelvingIdeas #WoodShelf #OpenShelf
Photography by Jack Lovel

In the kitchen, matte black cabinets have been paired with dark countertops, creating a modern kitchen that contrasts the white walls.


Kitchen Ideas - Matte black cabinets have been paired with dark countertops, creating a modern kitchen that contrasts the white walls. #BlackKitchen #KitchenIdeas #MatteBlackCabinets
Photography by Jack Lovel

Adjacent to the kitchen is a new dining area, furnished with a round table that’s anchored in the space by a large grey and white pendant light.


Dining Room Ideas - This modern dining area has been furnished with a round black table that's anchored in the open space by a large grey and white pendant light. #DiningRoomIdeas #InteriorDesign
Photography by Jack Lovel

Folding glass doors open the dining area and kitchen to a timber courtyard, while new wood extension adds extra living area to the house.


Folding glass doors open the dining area and kitchen of this updated house, to a new timber courtyard, while new wood extension adds extra living area to the home. #Courtyard #WoodAddition
Photography by Jack Lovel

The new wood addition include a space for studying, as well as a loft, that’s been designed as a kids sleepover area.


A new wood addition houses a space for studying, as well as a loft, that's been designed as a kids sleepover area. #HouseAddition #StudyArea #KidsPlayLoft
Photography by Jack Lovel

Also on the main floor of the house is one of the updated bedrooms. Simple grey paint with white trim work and modern furnishings, help to create a calm and relaxing atmosphere.


Bedroom Ideas - Simple grey paint with white trim work and modern furnishings, help to create a calm and relaxing atmosphere for this modern bedroom. #BedroomIdeas #ModernBedroom
Photography by Jack Lovel

In one of the bathrooms, a rounded rectangular mirror hangs above a black and white vanity, while a window adds natural light to the room.


Bathroom Ideas - In this modern bathroom, a rounded rectangular mirror hangs above a small black and white vanity, while the black sconces complement the lower section of the vanity. Touches of gold add a glamorous touch to the space. #BathroomIdeas #ModernBathroom
Photography by Jack Lovel | Design: Bryant Alsop | Structural Engineer: Meyer

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This modern house has folding black-framed glass doors that open the black kitchen and dining area to a small courtyard. #BlackDiningRoom #BlackKitchen #FoldingDoors #GlassDoors
A wood covered house addition created space for a study area and kids play loft. #HouseAddition #WoodAddition
Bathroom Ideas - In this modern bathroom, a rounded rectangular mirror hangs above a small black and white vanity, while the black sconces complement the lower section of the vanity. #BathroomIdeas #ModernBathroom
Kitchen Ideas - In this modern kitchen, black cabinets have been paired with a black countertop, gold fixtures, and a light grey backsplash. #BlackKitchen #KitchenIdeas #BlackCabinets

A Modern Extension For A Victorian Cottage In Melbourne

A Modern Extension For A Victorian Cottage In Melbourne

Photography by Tatjana Plitt

ROAM Architects have designed a modern extension for a Victorian cottage in Melbourne, Australia.

Stepping inside, the white hallway, with some original features, leads from the front of the house to the rear, where the extension is located.

Stepping inside this home, the while hallway, with some original features, leads from the front of the house to the rear, where the extension is located. #Hallway #InteriorDesign
Photography by Tatjana Plitt

The extension features a 29 foot (9m) wrap around bench that follows the wall with large sliding glass windows, and leads into the kitchen.


This modern extension features a 29 foot (9m) wrap around bench that follows the wall with large sliding glass windows, and leads into the kitchen. #InteriorDesign #ModernKitchen #Bench
Photography by Tatjana Plitt

In the two-tone kitchen, dark blue cabinets have been used for the lowers, while minimalist white cabinets create additional storage and blend into the white walls.


Kitchen Ideas - In this modern two-tone kitchen, dark blue cabinets have been used for the lowers, while minimalist white cabinets create additional storage and blend into the white walls. #ModernKitchen #KitchenDesign #KitchenIdeas
Photography by Tatjana Plitt

A low wood wall between the kitchen and living room provides open shelving for displaying decor. The white kitchen cabinets continue through to the living room too, and incorporate a built-in bench.


Living Room Ideas - In this modern house extension, a low wood wall between the kitchen and living room provides open shelving for displaying decor. The white kitchen cabinets continue through to the living room too, and incorporate a built-in bench. #HouseExtension #LivingRoom #InteriorDesign
Photography by Tatjana Plitt

The exterior features a curvaceous timber facade and a wood deck. Over time, the fences will be covered by climbers so the interiors will look out to a wall of green.


The exterior of this house extension features a curvaceous timber facade and a wood deck. Over time, the fences will be covered by climbers so the interiors will look out to a wall of green.  #Architecture #HouseExtension
Photography by Tatjana Plitt

Back inside, there’s a small sitting room that’s furnished with a comfortable chair and bench.


This small sitting room with a sliding door to a wood deck, is furnished with a comfortable chair and bench. #SittingRoom #SlidingDoor #GlassDoor
Photography by Tatjana Plitt

There’s also a small home office with wood shelving that’s hidden within a closet.


Home Office Ideas - This modern house has a small home office with wood shelving, that's hidden within a closet. #HomeOffice #SmallHomeOffice
Photography by Tatjana Plitt

In one of the bathrooms, a black and wood vanity contrasts the white walls, while the mirror reflects light throughout the space.


Bathroom Ideas - In this modern bathroom, a black and wood vanity contrasts the white walls, while the mirror reflects light throughout the space. #BathroomIdeas #ModernBathroom #BlackVanity
Photography by Tatjana Plitt

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The exterior of this house extension features a curvaceous timber facade and a wood deck. Over time, the fences will be covered by climbers so the interiors will look out to a wall of green.  #Architecture #HouseExtension

A Double-Height Extension Was Added To This Victorian Terrace House

A Double-Height Extension Was Added To This Victorian Terrace House

Chan Architecture has designed a double-height extension for a Victorian terrace house in Melbourne, Australia.

The idea was to retain the character of the period home at the front of the house, while adding a spacious, light-filled modern extension to the rear.

Chan Architecture has designed a modern double-height extension for a Victorian terrace house that's located in Melbourne, Australia. #Architecture #VictorianTerraceHouse

The rear external form features an upper facade of vertical timber battens which provide a visual warmth, as well as privacy to the upstairs master bedroom.

The rear extension features an upper facade of vertical timber battens which provide a visual warmth, as well as provide privacy to the upstairs master bedroom. #ModernExtension #Cantilever #ModernHouse #WoodFacade

Steel frame glass doors open the new extension to the backyard and allow natural light to flood the interior. In the new living room, wood cabinetry and a bench line the wall, while light wood flooring helps to keep the space bright with a sense of warmth.

Steel frame glass doors open this modern extension to the backyard, and allow natural light to flood the interior. In the new living room, wood cabinetry and a bench line the wall, while light wood flooring helps to keep the space bright with a sense of warmth. #SteelDoors #GlassDoors #ModernLivingRoom

The kitchen was designed with an oversized island with room for seating, while subtle textures and fine black shadow lines complement the door frames. A large skylight central to the kitchen adds even more natural light to the interior.

This modern kitchen was designed with an oversized island with room for seating, while subtle textures and fine black shadow lines complement the door frames. A large skylight central to the kitchen adds even more natural light to the interior. #ModernKitchen #WhiteKitchen #Skylight #KitchenIsland

Adjacent to the living room is an open dining room with a round table and minimalist sculptural pendant light. Steel stairs lead up to the new second floor, while at the bottom of the stairs, there’s a built-in wood-lined window seat that looks out to a small garden at the side of the home.

Adjacent to the living room in this modern house is an open dining room with a round table and minimalist sculptural pendant light. Steel stairs lead up to the new second floor, while at the bottom of the stairs, there's a built-in wood-lined window seat that looks out to a small garden at the side of the home. #ModernDiningRoom #WindowSeat #BuiltInWindowSeat

A new bathroom off the master bedroom was also designed as part of the project. In the shower, black wall tiles are brightened by a shower niche with hidden lighting. A glass shower screen allows light to travel throughout the room. Contrasting the black tiles are the white tiles on the walls and other white accents like the bathtub, towel rack, vanity, and sinks.

In the shower of this modern bathroom, black wall tiles are brightened by a shower niche with hidden lighting. A glass shower screen allows light to travel throughout the room. Contrasting the black tiles are the white tiles on the walls and other white accents like the bathtub, towel rack, vanity, and sinks. #ModernBathroom #BlackAndWhiteBathroom #BathroomDesign #BlackTiles #ShowerNiche

Here’s a look at the floor plan that shows the new extension and the layout of the second floor.

Floor Plan - Chan Architecture has designed a modern double-height extension for a Victorian terrace house that's located in Melbourne, Australia. #ModernArchitecture #HouseDesign #FloorPlan
Photography by Tatjana Plitt | Architecture Firm: Chan Architecture Pty Ltd

The Remodel Of This Victorian House Included A Triangular Window For Sitting On The Top Floor

The Remodel Of This Victorian House Included A Triangular Window For Sitting On The Top Floor

Creative Union Network has designed a modern extension for a Victorian semi-detached dwelling in Toronto, Canada.

The homeowners wanted to increase their livable space by building a third-floor addition.

A modern extension was added to a Victorian home, creating a third floor with extra living space.

From the conception, the design was constrained by the city of Toronto zoning-by-laws which restricted the heights and setbacks of the addition.

A Victorian home with a modern extension.

Despite the difficulties faced, the architects were still able to create an open and airy space with an abundance of natural light.

A modern house extension that added a third floor to a Victorian home.

The new design included numerous skylights and built-in air vents to emphasize the minimalist aesthetics of the space.

The open-plan interior, which can be used as an office or living space, includes a wall of custom designed shelving and cabinetry.

This open plan interior, which can be used an office or living space, includes a wall of custom designed shelving and cabinetry.

Adjacent to the shelf is a triangular window nook that been furnished with a rug, plenty of pillows, plants, and a meditation bowl.

A triangular window nook that been furnished with a rug, plenty of pillows, plants, and a meditation bowl.

At the other end of the open room are a fireplace and folding doors that open to the balcony that overlooks the rear yard.

In open plan top floor includes a fireplace and folding doors that open to the balcony that overlooks the rear yard.
A modern living room with plants, skylights, and a black fireplace.

There’s also a small kitchenette with white and wood cabinetry and a matching white countertop.

A small kitchenette with white and wood cabinetry and a matching white countertop.

Through a doorway by the kitchen is the bathroom, where white tiles cover the walls and the front of the built-in bathtub. Wood shelving on the wall complements the wood vanity on the opposite wall.

In this modern bathroom, white tiles cover the walls and the front of the built-in bathtub. Wood shelving on the wall complements the wood vanity on the opposite wall.
Photography by Riley Snelling | Design: Creative Union Network