Like many young growing families with work and life demands shifting, the program for Casa Familia was adaptable spaces that can evolve over the years as family lifestyle demands change.
The original 1940’s Californian bungalow frontage is protected by a heritage overlay, paying homage to an era past. The original central hallway steps down to a contemporary polished concrete floor, signalling the transition between eras. This internal transition is reflected in the change of external aesthetic from period to modern.
North facing sliding doors capitalise on the natural winter light and grant extension of space into the established garden.
Honest finishes comforted a single income budget, yet most importantly highlighted the exclusive beauty of raw materials. Minimal fixed furniture with multifunctional storage provides pre-meditated detail for purpose-built adaptability. When home means family, work and play, it’s a Casa Familia.
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