Wednesday, 10 November 2010

Pakuranga Renovation – Organon Architecture [updated]

Boyes-Sketch_Plan_003-02 Here’s an interesting project I’ve been working on recently—renovation designs for an existing house in Pakuranga—making a ‘full house’ out of one that presently closes itself off to its site, and opening it out to light, to sun and to the entire site and beyond.Boyes-Sketch_Plan_003-Structure01 In essence, it involves the surgical insertion of a new steel and concrete upper floor over an existing one-storey, flat-roofed house (above), to add extra accommodation, and give a new double-height lounge (below).

Boyes-Sketch_Plan_003-Lounge It’s been fun to work on. And should be great to live in.

(Cross-posted at the Organon Architecture Blog)

3 comments:

  1. What's the idea behind that big arm structure that reaches out from the top photo to the (pavement?)

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  2. Gorgeous, PC. Would love to see the *before* shot.

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  3. That's good looking work PC. Pakuranga could use lots more of it. :)

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