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The objective of the design was to reinvigorate and modernise the existing character of the client's 1960's home on Mount Pleasant, Christchurch.

Working within the existing building footprint, internal spaces were opened up and a natural material palette inspired by the existing house was selected to compliment existing features retained, such as the original hardwood timber floors.

Materials were carefully arranged to compliment and highlight key design features such as core living areas and and the long linear roof line of the house.

With the introduction of new sliding doors that link the living areas and bedrooms to the extended terrace, which links to the pool are via new landscape steps. This also has the benefit of opening up the northern facade to let more natural sun light into the house. 

Creating a strong connection between house, garden and pool was a key consideration in relation to this house extension.

Construction Date: Existing house circa 1960. Alterations completed 2017

Awards: Trends International Design Awards (TIDA) - New Zealand Architect Designed Renovation - Highly Recommended Award (2017).

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The objective of the design was to reinvigorate and modernise the existing character of the client's 1960's home on Mount Pleasant, Christchurch.

Working within the existing building footprint, internal spaces were opened up and a natural material palette inspired by the existing house was selected to compliment existing features retained, such as the original hardwood timber floors.

Materials were carefully arranged to compliment and highlight key design features such as core living areas and and the long linear roof line of the house.

With the introduction of new sliding doors that link the living areas and bedrooms to the extended terrace, which links to the pool are via new landscape steps. This also has the benefit of opening up the northern facade to let more natural sun light into the house. 

Creating a strong connection between house, garden and pool was a key consideration in relation to this house extension.

Construction Date: Existing house circa 1960. Alterations completed 2017

Awards: Trends International Design Awards (TIDA) - New Zealand Architect Designed Renovation - Highly Recommended Award (2017).

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Mount Pleasant House Renovations

The objective of the design was to reinvigorate and modernise the existing character of the client's 1960's home on Mount Pleasant, Christchurch.

Working within the existing building footprint, internal spaces were opened up and a natural material palette inspired by the existing house was selected to compliment existing features retained, such as the original hardwood timber floors.

Materials were carefully arranged to compliment and highlight key design features such as core living areas and and the long linear roof line of the house.

With the introduction of new sliding doors that link the living areas and bedrooms to the extended terrace, which links to the pool are via new landscape steps. This also has the benefit of opening up the northern facade to let more natural sun light into the house. 

Creating a strong connection between house, garden and pool was a key consideration in relation to this house extension.

Construction Date: Existing house circa 1960. Alterations completed 2017

Awards: Trends International Design Awards (TIDA) - New Zealand Architect Designed Renovation - Highly Recommended Award (2017).

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