Onehunga Duplex

Location: Onehunga, Auckland

Clients Brief: A modern 3 bedroom extension to the existing 1 bedroom flats, as part of a heritage cottage built in 1890 .

Floor Area: 200m2

Key Design Features: The building started as a farmers cottage in 1890, and was last extended in the 1940′s. The design retains a separate one bedroom flat in the original cottage, and extends the back of the original house with a modern 3 bedroom home. The living areas feature full height 3.6m high joinery to match the high stud ceiling of the original cottage.

Key Building Features: The building is clad in stained grooved plywood and cedar weatherboard, with double glazed joinery.