The existing home presented itself as a freestanding cottage located between a commercial building and a car park. The Federation-style period features were well preserved, creating a beautiful historical insight into Sydney’s inner-west past.
Several beautiful trees stand in the rear garden of the adjoining site, providing a pleasant outlook and shelter from the summer sun. KGA’s brief was to provide considerable additional floor space and amenities for the existing occupants. Their design response protected the four traditional rooms at the front of the home.