The owners of this Queenslander in Brisbane’s Yeerongpilly lived here for 33 years (!) before embarking on a major renovation, so design wise, they had a pretty clear idea of what they were after!
After meeting with architects Lineburg Wang however, the desire for enhanced indoor-outdoor living was prioritised, and a simpler vision devised.
Project architect Michael Lineburg explains, ‘Our clients arrived with a clear ambition for their proposed renovation, envisaging an extension on the rear of the building. Early testing instead found that the removal, instead of addition, of rooms would not only satisfy their brief, but better facilitate the rooms of their existing home.’
Though the desire for indoor-outdoor living is a common brief, this was interrogated at length by Lineburg Wang, who explored various ways to enclose the existing pool, and align the gardens with elevated rooms on the sloping site. In response, three layers of walls