The Design Emotive • Documentary, Special Interest
With Middle Park Beach at their doorstep, the retired clients did not want a two-storey extension that would give them that much-desired ocean view, they just wanted a modest renovation of their heritage home. McMahon and Nerlich focused on that ground floor living, with a north-facing courtyard tucked away in the corner, bathing the living areas in sunlight all day. The other core feature of the home is the curves, including a curved window, which was done to softly connect rooms.
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