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Tempe NSW Australia – CplusC Architectural Workshop
Built Area: 168 m2 (1,814 sq. ft.)
Year Built: 2012
Located 9 kilometres south of Sydney GPO, Tempe has become a sought after location for those looking to avoid the long commute to work. The home shown here is a renovation and extension of a typical detached working-class home from the early 20th century.
The exposed beams of the new pitched roof and a plywood-lined ceiling are the focus of the new open-plan design. Originally a federation era home, the interior spaces have been completely re-worked such that a series of green dining, lounge and entertaining areas open out onto a plunge pool.
This linear arrangement is emphasised by a galley kitchen that runs along one wall of the living area and a series of timber platforms, framed by a pergola that extends the full length of the yard. The terminates in a seating area where occupants soak up the last of the afternoon sun.
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