Houzz Tour: Easy, Breezy Home Lets the Light Shine In

Nov 9, 2014 by

Despite its narrow site, a serene new family home is flooded with natural light, thanks to a glass-lined internal courtyard

Houzz Editorial Team; Staff Writer for Houzz Australia.
Foodies fIock from all over Sydney to enjoy the cafés and restaurants in and around the trendy suburb of Alexandria, and architect Elaine Richardson loves that the suburb is so close to the city but is dotted with parks and family friendly. She and her family were already living in the area when they spotted a dilapidated cottage with a For Sale sign out front, and she immediately saw the site’s potential. The existing house had no original features worth preserving, and its condition meant it couldn’t be saved. The only way forward was knocking it down and starting again.

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