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A Built-In Bench Was Designed For Both Sides Of This Home Extension

October 7, 2022

A modern house extension includes a built-in bench.

Ben Callery Architects has shared photos of a recently completed modern extension in Victoria, Australia, that was added to a Victorian heritage terrace house.

A modern house extension includes a built-in bench.

The new rear extension includes twin parabolic roofs that stand out against the neighboring houses, and allow light to filter through to the interior.

A pair of curved roofs make this house extension stand out.

The home includes a built-in bench below the large sliding window, providing a relaxing place on the rear patio.

A modern house extension includes a built-in bench.

Inside, a secondary built-in bench with cushioned seating is located between two walls, and is included as part of the new living room.

A modern living room with a built-in bench by the window.
A modern living room with a built-in bench by the window.

The living room has a view of the open-plan dining area and the kitchen.

A modern interior with a dining area separating the living room and kitchen.

Down a hallway are the stairs, which are visible from the original part of the home. The wood and white stairs, which includes a small shelving ledge, lead up to a bedroom and bathroom.

A modern white and wood staircase with a tread that turns into a shelf.
A modern white and wood staircase with a tread that turns into a shelf.
A modern white and wood staircase.

In the bedroom, a wood headboard has a built-in shelving niche and minimalist black sconces.

In this modern bedroom, a wood headboard has a built-in shelving niche and minimalist black sconces.

The bedroom also has sliding glass doors that open to a private balcony with a variety of plants.

A modern bedroom with sliding glass doors that open to a private balcony with a variety of plants.
A balcony with wood privacy screens and plants.

The new en-suite bathroom includes a floating wood vanity, a walk-in shower, and a freestanding bathtub.

The new en-suite bathroom includes a floating wood vanity, a walk-in shower, and a freestanding bathtub.
A modern bathroom with a floating wood vanity.
A modern bathroom with a free-standing bathtub.
Photography by Jack Lovel Photography | Design: Ben Callery Architects | Builders: Clancy Construction

Source: Contemporist

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