This House Addition Has Forms Arranged In A Tetris-Like Configuration

Architecture and design studio Crosshatch, has completed a modern addition on a Californian bungalow in Melbourne, Australia. #ModernAddition #ModernArchitecture #ModernInteriorDesign
Photography by Jaime Diaz-Berrio

Architecture and design studio Crosshatch, has completed a modern addition on a California bungalow in Melbourne, Australia.

The clients, a young couple with two small children, had outgrown their two-bedroom home and needed more room to move.

Architecture and design studio Crosshatch, has completed a modern addition on a Californian bungalow in Melbourne, Australia. #CalifornianBungalow
Photography by Jaime Diaz-Berrio

Stepping inside, and at the front of the home are the original bedrooms.


Bedroom Ideas - This updated bedroom still shows heritage elements from the original house. #BedroomIdeas #ModernBedroom
Photography by Jaime Diaz-Berrio

An updated bathroom has been designed with a modern pedestal sink, a walk-in shower, and black accents.


Bathroom Ideas - This modern bathroom has been designed with a minimalist pedestal sink, a walk-in shower, and black accents. #BathroomIdeas #BathroomDesign #ModernBathroom
Photography by Jaime Diaz-Berrio

Before reaching the main living areas, there’s a bedroom with a vertical window that looks out onto a grassy courtyard.


Window Ideas - This modern bedroom has a vertical window that looks out onto a grassy courtyard. #VerticalWindow #WindowIdeas
Photography by Jaime Diaz-Berrio

Down the hall from the bedrooms, is a living room with a fireplace.


Living Room Ideas - This updated living room has an angled fireplace and a window that adds natural light. #LivingRoomIdeas #Fireplace
Photography by Jaime Diaz-Berrio

The hallway continues past the living room, that has a sliding glass door that opens to the courtyard, and transforms into a dark passageway.


A dark section of this hallway has a matching door that reveals a hidden bathroom. #Hallway #BlackHallway
Photography by Jaime Diaz-Berrio

Hidden behind a black door, is a second bathroom that features a rainfall shower head and a built-in bath.


Bathroom Ideas - This modern bathroom features a rainfall shower head and a built-in bath. #Bathroomideas #ModernBathroom
Photography by Jaime Diaz-Berrio

The dark hallway opens up to the new addition that houses the main social areas. A built-in wood shelf is surrounded by white walls and cabinetry, a strong contrast to the black hallway.


In this modern home interior, the dark hallway opens up to the new addition that houses the main social areas. A built-in wood shelf is surrounded by white walls and cabinetry, a strong contrast to the black hallway. #ShelvingIdeas #WoodShelving #OpenPlanLiving
Photography by Jaime Diaz-Berrio

Adjacent to the shelving unit is a large window with a deep steel frame that opens up to the courtyard.


Window Ideas - A large window with a deep steel frame opens up to a small grassy courtyard. #WindowIdeas #WindowDesign
Photography by Jaime Diaz-Berrio

Running alongside one wall is a wood bench that acts as seating in the dining area, as well as a place for displaying artwork.


Seating Ideas - A wood bench that runs along the wall acts as seating in the dining area, as well as a place for displaying artwork. #Seating #WoodBench
Photography by Jaime Diaz-Berrio

On the opposite side of the room is the kitchen, with a large wood peninsula, minimalist white cabinets, and built-in wine storage. Behind the kitchen is a door that leads to the laundry room.


Kitchen Ideas - This modern kitchen has a large wood peninsula, minimalist white cabinets, and built-in wine storage. Behind the kitchen is a door that leads to the laundry room. #KitchenIdeas #ModernKitchen #KitchenDesign
Photography by Jaime Diaz-Berrio

A folding glass door opens to a small patio and the backyard.


A folding glass door opens this living/dining area to a small patio and the backyard. #Doors #FoldingDoors
Photography by Jaime Diaz-Berrio

The view from the yard showcases the new brickwork that used recycled bricks to tie in with the original house, wood accents, and the deep steel frames.


The view from the yard of this modern house addition, showcases the new brickwork that used recycled bricks to tie in with the original house, wood accents, and the deep steel frames. #HouseAddition #Architecture #ModernHouse
Photography by Jaime Diaz-Berrio

The vertical window measures in at over 14 feet (4.5m) high and frames the large gum tree on the rear property.


Window Ideas - This modern vertical window with a deep black steel frame, measures in at over 14 feet (4.5m) high and frames the large gum tree on the rear property. #WindowIdeas #WindowDesign
Photography by Jaime Diaz-Berrio | Designer: Crosshatch (Jaime Diaz-Berrio & Mark Allan) | Structural / Civil Engineer: WGA (Walbridge Gilbert Aztec) | Styling: Style Warrior Interiors | Builder: Loft Property | Building Surveyor: Kinban Building Consultants

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Shelving Ideas - In this modern home interior, the dark hallway opens up to the new addition that houses the main social areas. A built-in wood shelf is surrounded by white walls and cabinetry, a strong contrast to the black hallway. #ShelvingIdeas #WoodShelving #OpenPlanLiving
Kitchen Ideas - Oversized wood handles add a touch of nature to these minimalist white cabinets. #KitchenHandles #KitchenHardware #CabinetHardware
A dark section of this hallway has a matching door that reveals a hidden bathroom. #Hallway #BlackHallway
Window Ideas - A large window with a deep steel frame opens up to a small grassy courtyard. #WindowIdeas #WindowDesign
Flooring Ideas - Smooth concrete floors have been used in the interior of a new modern addition. #ConcreteFloors #FlooringIdeas
Kitchen Ideas - This modern kitchen has a large wood peninsula, minimalist white cabinets, oversized hardware, and built-in wine storage. Behind the kitchen is a door that leads to the laundry room. #KitchenIdeas #ModernKitchen #KitchenDesign
Bathroom Ideas - This modern bathroom has been designed with a minimalist pedestal sink, a walk-in shower, and black accents. #BathroomIdeas #BathroomDesign #ModernBathroom
Living Room Ideas - Soft colors and a bold purple accent create a relaxing living room that's also fun. #LivingRoomIdeas #LivingRoomFurniture #LivingRoom
Kitchen Ideas - This modern kitchen has a large wood peninsula, minimalist white cabinets, oversized hardware, and built-in wine storage. Behind the kitchen is a door that leads to the laundry room. #KitchenIdeas #ModernKitchen #KitchenDesign
Kitchen Ideas - This modern kitchen has a large wood peninsula, minimalist white cabinets, oversized hardware, and built-in wine storage. Behind the kitchen is a door that leads to the laundry room. #KitchenIdeas #ModernKitchen #KitchenDesign
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