Marco Comito is a residential construction specialist and the owner-designer-builder of this generous family home in Heidelberg Heights. He, his wife Cara and their young family have occupied the block for the last eleven years, which they bought just prior to having their first child.
Seven years into ownership, the pair transformed the previously run-down dwelling, subdivided the block and sold the existing home. They then built their dream family home on the remaining site: a light-filled, spacious new build which takes advantage of its leafy green locale. Designed by the architecture firm Marco co-directs, ELC Architecture + Interiors, and built by its adjacent building firm ELC Construction, Marco oversaw every element of the project from beginning to end. He sought to create as much connections to the outdoors as possible – from the beautiful northern outlook, which brings day-long natural light into the living space, to views of