Trends New Zealand Volume 33 No 7 - Page 74

Room to move A seamless lean-to provides extra space for this retro-style kitchen in a transitional bungalow search | save | share at What a difference a few added metres make. The existing kitchen prior to this renovation had been pokey and poorly oriented – the result of an earlier 1970s refit. As part of a reorganising makeover of the entire transitional bungalow, Architecture Smith + Scully created a seamless lean-to that added valuable space for the kitchen. Architect Carolyn Smith says the additional metres and a reorientation of the kitchen – now opening to the outdoors and adjacent dining room – created a space that feels more generous than these changes would suggest. β€œThe new layout is contemporary in flavour