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Caufield Extension 1 by Bower Architecture

By Eric Meunier


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Australian studio Bower Architecture designed the Caufield Extension 1 project in Caufield, a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

The architects have transformed a 70’s single story residence into a two story, four bedroom, four bath contemporary home.

This property is on sale and will go on auction on November 11.

Caufield Extension 1 by Bower Architecture:

“This complete overhaul to a 1970’s single storey residence overcomes a number of problems created by a wide plan with very little natural light to the centre of the house. The owners initial attraction to the site was inspired by the established palms in the northern rear garden and they envisaged a place of many living and entertaining possibilities within a deluxe resort type atmosphere.

The subsequent measures of combing built form with landscape and dividing the house into open and connected living zones creates a series of layered spaces, from the double height entry atrium gallery to the hidden rear oasis. This oasis is the highlight of the house, with a series of indoor/outdoor living spaces containing built in daybeds, dining areas, outdoor showers and a hidden outdoor powder room, all arranged around the swimming pool.

Large glass operable doors throughout enable the living spaces to join with this landscape, resulting in a spectacular outdoor lifestyle for all to enjoy.”

Photography courtesy of Gary Peer & Associates

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About Eric Meunier

Currently the Owner and Chief Executive of HODYO Design, Eric Meunier's expertise in the design industry spreads over 20 years. He was the driving force behind HomeDSGN's early success, founding this website in 2011. Today, he loves to channel his passion for design into remodeling houses and transforming interior spaces with his keen eye for detail and architectural finesse. Learn more about HomeDSGN's Editorial Process.

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