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Renovating your heritage home

From our inception as an architectural design practice 15 years ago, one particular type of project which DX Architects has been regularly asked to assist with, is the contemporary renovation to a heritage home. As is common in most Australian cities, the inner ring Melbourne...
04 May 22
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2021 HIA Australian Housing Awards

The Chisel House built by Blueprint Construction won the 2021 HIA Australian Housing Awards Renovation/Addition Project in the $1 million – $1.5 million category. A fabulous home, characterised by bold lines and offset angles. The Chisel house is revitalises an existing...
28 Feb 22
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The Local Project Feature – Chisel House

DX Architects recently completed The Chisel House, which has been featured in “The Local Project”. The article outlines the design characteristics and drivers for the rear extension, including the restoration of the front Heritage façade. Read the article here: Click here to read...
16 Dec 21
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Incorporating nature into our homes

An important element of designing for wellbeing are designs that connect us to nature. As humans, we have tendencies to seek connections with nature and when designs and spaces connect us to nature it is proven to not only boost mental and physical wellbeing but it also increases...
01 May 20
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Renovating heritage homes: what you need to know before you start

Renovating heritage homes can be a challenging process to navigate. In property terms ‘heritage’ basically, are buildings recognised to have historic or cultural significance by the state or local government and are considered worthy of preserving their structure and aesthetic...
15 Oct 19
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Seddon Renovation – Completed Photographs

DX Architects recently completed the major residential alterations & additions to a single fronted heritage Victorian dwelling in Seddon. The architectural design retains and enhances the existing single fronted heritage Victorian dwelling and adds a contemporary double story...
24 Jul 18
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Charles Richmond – Completed Photographs

DX Architects recently completed the major residential alterations & additions to a double fronted heritage Victorian dwelling in Richmond. The architectural design retains and enhances the existing double fronted heritage Victorian dwelling and adds a contemporary double...
24 May 18
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Clifton Hill – Completed Photographs

DX Architects completed the major residential renovation to a single fronted heritage Victorian dwelling in Clifton Hill. The building design retains and enhances the existing dwelling and adds a contemporary double story rear addition. This renovation also included the...
10 May 18
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Clifton Hill – Renovation to Heritage Victorian Single Fronted House

DX Architects has recently obtained town planning approval from the City of Yarra for the renovation to heritage Victorian single fronted residential property in Clifton Hill. The architectural design for this house features a spacious new open plan living and dining area with...
28 Feb 18
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Charles Street Richmond Renovation – Nearly complete

DX Architect’s latest Richmond residential architectural project is fast approaching handover. The external cladding is complete and the aluminum metal window screen has just been installed. The building and architectural design for this residential renovation to a heritage...
27 Feb 18
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Kew Renovation – Completed Photographs

DX Architects completed the residential renovation of a rear living areas to a Californian Bungalow style dwelling in Kew. The building and architectural design retains and enhances the existing dwelling and adds a contemporary addition with a feature large windows that look out...
03 Nov 17
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Box Hill South – Completed Photographs

The major residential renovation at Box Hill South retains and enhances the existing dwelling and adds a contemporary addition with a feature fireplace and large windows that look out over the backyard, swimming pool and associated entertaining spaces. The construction phase of...
16 Oct 17
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Malvern Renovation to Heritage House – Roof Trusses

With the concrete slab down and now most of the timber framing having recently been installed, the building works are now progressing at this major renovation to a heritage house in Malvern with the installation of the timber roof trusses. The builder has provided DX Architects...
16 Oct 17
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Charles Street Richmond Renovation – Frame Underway

With the slab down the framing is just starting to get underway at our major renovation project in Charles Street Richmond.  The building and architectural design for this residential renovation to a heritage property retains and enhances to existing front proportion of the...
01 Sep 17
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Renovation to Heritage Victorian Single Fronted House

South Yarra – Renovation to Heritage Victorian Single Fronted House

DX Architects has recently lodged a town planning application for the renovation to a heritage Victorian single fronted house in South Yarra. The architectural design for this house features a spacious new open plan living and dining area with a long skylight to allow for light...
30 Aug 17
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