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Simon Couchman Architects
Elsternwick house


Providing family accommodation on this small heritage-restricted corner site in Elsternwick required a solution that was outside of the square.  A contemporary 2-storey structure has been built to the rear of the existing cottage clad in contrasting dark zinc to draw a very deliberate line between new and old. The external form of the new […]


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Simon Couchman Architects
Balnarring House


The brief called for a family holiday house where family could be together but not on top of one another.  The wide, north-facing block some 5 minutes walk from Balnarring Beach on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula offered the perfect opportunity to build such a house.  Amongst the tea-tree and banksia are the sandy driveways of 1950s-style […]


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