A Pleated Extension Added More Living Space And Natural Light To This Home

Megowan Architectural has recently completed a modern 'pleated' extension to a single-storey weatherboard house in Melbourne, Australia. #ModernExtension #HouseExtension #Architecture

Photography by Tom Blachford

 

Megowan Architectural has recently completed a pleated extension to a single-storey house in Melbourne, Australia.

 

Here’s a look at the front of the house…

Megowan Architectural has recently completed a modern 'pleated' extension to a single-storey weatherboard house in Melbourne, Australia. #Architecture #WeatherboardHouse

Photography by Tom Blachford

A folded roof form and charred cypress clad extension was added to the rear of the property, while a large box gutter separates old from new and keeps untidy spouting out of sight and out of mind.


A folded roof form and charred cypress clad extension was added to the rear of the property, while a large box gutter separates old from new and keeps untidy spouting out of sight and out of mind. #Architecture #HouseExtension #BlackSiding #Deck #Backyard #Landscaping

Photography by Tom Blachford

Large sliding doors and folding windows connect the new interior spaces, like the kitchen, living room, and dining room with the backyard.


Large sliding doors and folding windows connect the new interior spaces, like the kitchen, living room, and dining room with the backyard. #BlackSiding #ModernKitchen #Bar #BlackKitchen

Photography by Tom Blachford

The central valley of the roof form was centered on the existing entry to the home, while the plated roof design allows for clerestory windows to assist in lighting the interior living spaces.


The central valley of the roof form of this modern extension was centered on the existing entry to the home, while the plated roof design allows for clerestory windows to assist in lighting the interior living spaces. #ModernHouseExtension #ModernAddition #LivingRoom #Windows #DiningROom

Photography by Tom Blachford

The project also included the updating of a bathroom, which was kept simple with the use of a neutral color palette and natural materials.


This updated and modern bathroom was kept simple with the use of a neutral color palette and natural materials. #ModernBathroom #BathroomDesign

Photography by Tom Blachford | Architecture Firm: Megowan Architectural | Lead Architects: Christopher Megowan, Luciano Rodriguez, Jane Baker | Engineering: Meyer Consulting | Stylist: Claire Taffe

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