10 Sep '17, 9pm

Architects tack massive, locally-sourced bluestone box onto old Victorian Home

Architects tack massive, locally-sourced bluestone box onto old Victorian Home

In what certainly could never be called a subtle upgrade, Australian firm Hook Turn Architecture has tacked on a massive tessellated bluestone box to the backend of an old Victoria home in Brunswick East, a suburb just outside of Melbourne. Although the renovation process for the Quarry House called for retaining the original 1880s Victorian brick facade in the front, the architects decided to get playful with the back yard addition, plopping a locally-sourced bluestone cube with a gaping window on top of the original structure.

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