A House Revived From The 1990s
There is a lot of 90s nostalgia at the moment – possibly because in a time of climate crisis and global instability, it is comforting to reflect on a time where our biggest responsibilities were keeping a tamagotchi alive or re-winding the video before returning it to Blockbuster.
For CO-AP architects, this Balmain home presented an opportunity to bring a 90s semi-detached single-storey home into the contemporary era. The renovation floods the property with natural light, increases green spaces and introduces a two-storey rear addition. Some 90s trends can probably stay in the past, but as Beyonce has shown us, evolution (or in this case, renovation) can bring the past into a vibrant present!