Our Latest Renovation Has People in a Frenzy!

by | Jan 31, 2020 | News

It’s clear to say we’re not all on Instagram, so some of you may have missed out on the frenzy over one of our latest projects. – People are loving it all over the world!

That’s why I decided to share it with you here.

This is a gorgeous little renovation above a shop on Smith St. Collingwood, hence why the Architect has titled it ‘Atop A Shop’.

This was certainly a complex build due to its logistical challenges, to name a few;

  • Access was via a small privately owned (McDonald’s owned) laneway to the rear. Most building material had to be carted into the site by hand.
  • The shop below remained in operation. This was clearly a sensitive situation that had to be managed with the utmost care. It’s also clear, the delightful sound of a violin does NOT go well with a power saw!

Fortunately each of these challenges were managed delicately and everyone is happy.

Perhaps it’s got something to do with the added motivation from the client’s amazing cookies and muffins she delivered to the site freshly baked… Needless to say it was everybody’s favourite site to visit!

This project was a great success on all levels, I’m sure you’ll agree.

If you haven’t viewed it already, please check out what The Design Files have to say about it HERE or you can view it on our website HERE.

All the best to you and your family for an amazing 2020.

PS. If you’re new year’s resolution is to breathe life back into your rundown, old home, we are now planning for 2021.


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