When your stairs face the entrance to your home, it’s especially important that they make a great first impression. And Amanda Walker of @dwellaware knew that her stairs were not up to snuff. “They make such a significant impact on the overall feel and mood of our home!” says Amanda. “But there were all kind of issues, aesthetically and in terms of cleanliness.
Most architects will tell you the first step in designing a floor plan is determining where the stairs will be placed. It is an important decision and helps establish the function and flow throughout your home and the design and aesthetic appeal. After our thorough research, we've got your answer, including the important considerations you'll […]
Houses only 30 years old shouldn’t need major renovations. But many 1990s townhouses, often built cheaply and poorly insulated in this pre-energy ratings era, are not ageing well. Melbourne architect Ben Callery tackled one recently, demonstrating what can be done to turn these homes around.