1850s Fitzroy Bluestone Cottage Extension/Renovation


This historic Fitzroy bluestone house extension completed in 2014 dates back to the 1850s and involves:

  • the renovation of an existing bluestone extension
  • construction of a new 2 level extension clad in grey iron bark timber and zinc
  • integrated timber joinery with concrete bench tops
  • grey iron bark clad internal walls and ceiling
  • feature up-lighting from joinery and walls, ceiling clear of down-lighting
  • hydronic heated polished concrete floors
  • switchable / dimmable glass windows
  • solid timber windows and doors
  • landscaped courtyard integrated with the new and existing buildings

Designed by renowned Melbourne architects Robert Nichol & Sons, www.robertnicholandsons.com.au

Photographs by Itsuka Studio, www.itsuka-studio.com.au