Fitzroy North HouseContemporary Bathroom, Melbourne
Tatjanna Plitt Photography
What Houzz contributors are saying:
A winner of the bathroom categoryAccording to the most popular photos, neutrals still hold huge appeal for the bathroom, with greys, whites and light, earth-coloured materials spotted throughout the winners’ projects. In this Melbourne, Victoria, bathroom by BENT Architecture, timber features and contrasting tiles break up the space.
6. Location: Melbourne, VictoriaDesigner: BENT Architecture Features: More than just good looks; the timber bench seat here conceals a laundry chute, while the seamless vanity hides two generous storage drawers.
What challenges did you work around?There are always challenges in integrating old and new work, especially on a narrow site. The neighbouring double-storey properties also had a significant impact on the amenity of the site.We worked around these challenges by developing a linear design that focused views to the rear yard and the northerly aspect. The courtyard was an important feature in creating a distinction between the old and new parts of the house, and ensuring that all new and existing spaces received plenty of natural light.
When should I contact my insurer? Before you get on the tools. You should also keep the insurer informed if your plans change during renovations. If the project expands or gets scaled back, it’s important that your insurer knows about it.