Classy Modern Renovation Transforms Brick Federation House in Melbourne


Renovating classic homes from a distinct era that have a unique style of their own is indeed a hard task at the best of times. Transforming such structures into a modern family home requires a careful balancing act that combines sensitivity towards the pasta and a vision for the future. The lovely East Malvern Residence by LSA Architects in Melbourne, Australia fits this billing perfectly as its lovely Federation era brick façade conceals behind it a relaxing and ergonomic interior with a dynamic indoor-outdoor interplay.

Front facade of the of renovated Federation in Melbourne Entry of the classic Brick Federation house in Melbourne Contemporary living zone opens up visually to the backyard Sliding glass doors connect the new living area with the wooden deck outside New social zone of the renovated Aussie home Fabulous contemporary kitchen with a central marble island Dark pendant lights offer wonderful visual contrast in the kitchen Marble kitchen island tops pays tribute to the rich heritage of the home Beautiful bedroom combines classic and modern styles Lovely use of soft pink in the traditional bedroom Fabulous bathroom design with pendant lighting and standalone bathtub

While the smart makeover leaves the street elevation of the home untouched, a clever change in the floor plan of the existing structure give the formal living room and the existing bedrooms a new lease of life. A new addition in the rear acts as the heart and soul of re revamped home as it blurs the line between the contemporary living zone and the garden outside. The all-white kitchen with its marble countertops and a gorgeous central island is at the heart of this ‘social space’ that creates plenty of opportunity for interaction between family members. A large wooden deck, pergola and outdoor dining add to the open-air lifestyle.

Entry of the classic Brick Federation house in Melbourne Traditional living room of the Melbourne home with ample natural light Contemporary living zone opens up visually to the backyard Sliding glass doors connect the new living area with the wooden deck outside New social zone of the renovated Aussie home Fabulous contemporary kitchen with a central marble island Dark pendant lights offer wonderful visual contrast in the kitchen Marble kitchen island tops pays tribute to the rich heritage of the home

Nestled in the wide leafy streets of Malvern this Federation house was patiently waiting to be brought up to date with modern family living. The clients brief was to enhance open space and add light whilst paying homage to the original era of the home through the choice of classic lines and materials.

Beautiful bedroom combines classic and modern styles Lovely use of soft pink in the traditional bedroom Fabulous bathroom design with pendant lighting and standalone bathtub White bathroom vanity with a marble top Floor plan of the renovated Melbourne home in East Malvern

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