Posts Tagged: Victorian Italianate or Filigree

A Very Smart Design

Orama is a late 19th century Victorian villa located in Ocean Street Woollahra.  At the time of this most recent renovation, the front of the house had not been changed however the rear had been altered over the years with new sections having been added as required.     The brief for the architects, Smart […]

Seeing a Brighter Side of Paddington

A modern renovation of a Paddington terrace can be daunting, but the result can also be fabulous. Personally we love entering slightly darker Victorian ornate front rooms and then working our way towards the rear where fabulous open areas can evolve. These houses are very old by Australian standards and important to our cultural heritage.  […]

Modernising a Victoria Villa

Clare Cousin Architects has designed an extension to a double-fronted Victorian villa.  The end result is an impressive example of very contemporary minimalist architecture blending in with the old.                                                     […]

The Anchorage

The house, known as the Anchorage is located on the crest of a hill overlooking the harbour in Sorrento Victoria.  It is a Victorian villa built in local limestone in 1873 as a holiday house for comedian, philanthropist and businessman George Coppin and his family.  It is heritage listed and is considered to be both […]