Milkman’s Cottage

City Houses

The project involved the alterations and additions to a small 1870’s milkman’s cottage.  The brief centered around providing privacy, catching sunlight and maximizing useable internal and external space without compromising the original ‘bones’ of the heritage home. The extension celebrates tall and light filled spaces deliberately providing a contrast against the dimly lit and cosy alcoves of the original cottage.  The subtle shift of materials and texture also highlights the shift between old and new.The extension steps off the rear boundary to carve out space for a sun drenched courtyard.

Photography by Adam Gibson