A 1948 ex-council house in Kimmage re-organised into a bright, contemporary, hardworking, family home. Careful use of materials and colour help the transition between the new and existing spaces, with a reduced ceiling height used in the extension to accentuate the intimacy of the dining room table, the focal point of the plan arrangement. Both renovation and new works were designed and detailed for low-energy living, achieving an A Rating, while also suiting the needs of modern family living.
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