Master Builders Association of Victoria

Excellence in Housing Awards 2006 Winner

Best Renovation / Addition $100,000 - $200,000

  • Neumode Design & Construction Pty Ltd
  • Project: Parkhill Road, Kew


An innovative and refreshing approach has transformed a conservative unit into this stylish two bedroom home. Being one of six units, special care was taken to retain the feel of the original dwelling to ensure it blends well with neighbouring architecture while still allowing for individual expression.

Narrow windows line the south-facing wall of the second storey and are in keeping with the traditional lines of the structure. Timberwork throughout the interior is finished in a dark stain that adds a warm sophisticated atmosphere while still setting a modern standard contrasted with white walls and ceilings.

The home is complete with a ground floor bathroom with hydronic heating and air conditioning adding the final touches to the ultimate suburban villa unit.