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Walker House

By

  • Andrew Maynard Architects
  • Sargant Constructions
  • Coulthard Shim
  • Tess Kelly (Photographer)
  • Fraser Marsden (Photographer)

Description

The complex, and daunting, part of the brief was how we would connect the original home with the garage (now living space). We created a low transparent space that blurred the boundaries between what was old, what was new, what was external, what is internal.

Key Features

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The link, being the only new structure, at Walker House is a credit to the clients belief that their needs could be met without unnecessary extension. A consistent material choice, inventive design of the link, and directed effort working with the best characteristics of the house resulted in a projects that demonstrates that a big budget and drastic changes in footprint are not necessary to create a highly innovative home.