This Melbourne residence initially seems as a typical single-fronted Victorian, however behind lies an impressed extension.
Designed by FMD Architects, the addition addresses widespread shortcomings in Victorian cottages, to kind an adaptable household residence linked to its backyard.
FMD Architects director Fiona Dunin describes the pre-renovated home as ageing and in determined want of an replace. Updates undertaken within the ‘70s had enlarged the communal areas, however supplied nothing by way of capturing pure gentle.
The imaginative and prescient was to raised body the northerly side, with out majorly extending the house’s footprint, or impacting on neighbours’ views. FMD’s response; create a rippling roofline that mediates the location’s light fall, whereas enhancing the house’s general pure gentle.
‘We studied artists comparable to Jim Lambie in an try to grasp learn how to greatest categorical these notions,’ says Fiona.
‘Primarily nonetheless, Ripple Home responds to the location and its neighbours, as