When the architect is the owner of an ‘old girl’ – a heritage listed Victorian terrace – then the possibilities are endless…well, almost! Purchased in 2013, the ‘old girl’ needed a complete overhaul as she was virtually uninhabitable. The architect gave her a breath of fresh air through a carefully considered contemporary insertion that celebrates and respects the heritage fabric and spatial qualities of the original home. This one is well worth a sticky-beak!!
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Address: 1 Elizabeth Street, Launceston
Open: General open: 10am - 1pm, Saturday 7 September
Highlights: Heritage architecture with a modern insertion!
Building specs: Type: Heritage-registered Victorian terrace. Built: 1890s. Alterations: 2013.
1890s original building: unknown. 2013 alteration: Richard Nicholls