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Before and After: Brisbane Church Becomes Beautiful Pitched-Roof Home

Posted By Tafline Laylin On May 5, 2011 @ 6:47 pm In Architecture | No Comments


Originally built in 1867, these incredible homes in Australia became slightly worn out and tired looking. Instead of demolishing them and wasting what valuable building materials [5] were left, the designers gave them a carefully considered uplight that respects not only the cultural heritage, but also the surrounding environment.

+ Willis Greenhalgh [6]

Via Contemporist [7]


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: http://inhabitat.com/before-and-after-brisbane-church-becomes-beautiful-pitched-roof-home/bonney-avenue-willis-greenhalgh-5/?extend=1

[2]  : http://inhabitat.com/before-and-after-brisbane-church-becomes-beautiful-pitched-roof-home/bonney-avenue-willis-greenhalgh-2/?extend=1

[3] responsible renovation: http://inhabitat.com/renovation-a-home-built-around-3-trees/

[4] cultural heritage: http://inhabitat.com/wind-and-sun-powered-shipping-container-unfolds-into-traveling-cultural-exhibition/

[5] building materials: http://inhabitat.com/company-to-recycle-used-syringes-into-building-materials/

[6] + Willis Greenhalgh: http://www.wgarchitects.com.au/profiles/

[7] Contemporist: http://www.contemporist.com/2011/05/04/bonney-avenue-residence-by-willis-greenhalgh-architects/

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