Home Extensions – Kalinga

A project born out of the necessity for a growing family that had outgrown their existing space. Our collaborative approach with the client enabled us to design and construct a home that not only catered to their needs and budget but also navigated the challenges posed by the site.

Confronted with limited rear access and a significant slope, we ingeniously addressed these hurdles in the design phase. The solution involved demolishing the rear portion of the dwelling and building downward to optimize space and harmonize with the natural contours of the terrain. Simultaneously, we repurposed existing rooms in the remaining structure, maximizing the utility of the entire house.

The redesigned layout seamlessly flows, offering a total of 5 bedrooms—3 on the ground floor and 2 on the lower ground level. The ground floor boasts a master bedroom with an ensuite, a separate bathroom, and an open concept living, kitchen, and dining area that extends to a spacious deck.

On the lower level, there are two bedrooms, a laundry, bathroom, separate powder room, and a cosy sitting room that opens onto a generous covered patio, seamlessly connecting to the newly landscaped yard.

Despite the contemporary finishes, we ensured that the style remained true to the character of the Queenslander house, creating a harmonious blend of modern aesthetics and timeless charm.