US Home and Architectural Trends US Home & Architectural Trends Vol. 29/11 - Page 84

Glory days Identity crisis resolved – the bungalow-style features on this house were altered to reveal the beauty of the original architecture 82 more renovations at Not every house fits a precise architectural period – sometimes they can be a hybrid. Take this project, for example. Andrew Peat of Andlyn Industries, the firm responsible for the remodel, says that at first glance the house appeared to be what New Zealanders know as a villa. On closer inspection with architect Jane Aimer of Scarlet Architects it was obvious there were many features more closely aligned to the bungalow style. “The house was suffering an identity crisis,” Peat says. “While it had the verandas, gables, fretwork and beautiful, high pressed metal