NZ Renovation Trends NZ Renovation Trends Vol. 30/11

In character In this extensive renovation, an old lean-to was demolished to
make way for a spacious family living area and a terrace modelled on a traditional
sun porch

Shining light A California bungalow keeps its traditional character, but gains a
contemporary addition, lots of natural light and plenty of space for all the family

Design integrity intact Against a Mid-century Modern backdrop, this
1960s house has undergone a major transformation that respects the original
architecture, but tailors it for contemporary living

With due respect A Mid-century Modern home gets a makeover that
remains true to its origins, right down to choice of materials and furniture

Lovely bones This renovation takes its cue from New York loft conversions,
and connects with the rugged industrial aesthetic of the building

Slice of history The restoration of this traditional Singapore shophouse has
recaptured its original character and created a light-filled family home

This entire house has been reoriented to maximise outdoor
living and make the most of spectacular views. All the
walls and ceilings are painted white to reflect the light and
reinforce the resort ambience. To read more, turn to pages
24-33. Photography by Jamie Cobel.

Kitchens make up the greatest percentage of renovation projects, and looking at
these examples, it’s easy to see why

Height of taste This mountain escape has been transformed, improving both
capacity and comfort, while retaining all its rustic charm
Back to bach Nostalgia is a powerful influence, especially where family
holidays are concerned, which is why this ’50s bach was extended,
rather than demolished

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