Located on a corner site, this semi-detached residence presented as one of a kind in the Heritage Conservation Area of Balmain. A square site, with an existing maximum built upon area, but lacking adequate accommodation for our clients, this unique site presented a challenging set of constraints. Expanding very little from the original ground floor footprint, a new open plan kitchen and living spaces are organised around a corner courtyard, floor to ceiling glazing maximising the perceived sense of space. A new master retreat is located 'under the eaves' of the new wing. A play of volumes; compressed servant spaces and contrastingly tall primary spaces featuring vaulted ceilings are luxurious and further the perceived sense of space within a very small footprint.
Balmain Bairn is due for completion early 2019.