Queenslander Renovation in Bulimba – Correcting Poor Layout


My clients for this project had always wanted a home in Brisbane to really enjoy both inside and outside living along with their five grown up children and their partners ranging in age from 18 to 25.

Their house had been previously renovated in 2009 but this work was done without taking into account our climate and with limited respect for the fabric of this grand old 1880’s pyramid style Queenslander.

Project scope

Originally these clients engaged me only to design a screen to provide privacy from their neighbours by screening their backyard.  After this work was completed then then also engaged me design a new ground floor living a new ground floor living area with a bar.  Once this work was completed the owners of the home then commissioned me to create a new design to rectify all the poor design problems created by the 2009 renovation.

Details of the project renovation

This space created in 2009 was so badly designed that it was dark and noisy and had no connection to the outside.  The purpose of engaging me was to remedy this situation.   Thus I developed a new ground floor layout with an outdoor lounge, a guest room and an entertainment room bar.  The design also included the building of a new garage.

As always when I design a new home or renovation I take into account the aspect of the home, natural light and prevailing breezes.  The final design took all of this into account, met with the client’s need for a home that reflected their lifestyle and retained the granduar of their 1880’s Queenslander.

Queenslander renovations

As an architect I design new homes and renovations of varying different styles.  I do however have a significant amount of experience in Queenslander renovations and am known by many as the architect who has a specialisation in Queenslander renovations.  Should you have a Queenslander that you would like to raise, extend or redesign you may be interested in visiting my Queenslander gallery.

bulimba queenslander renovation

Pool Area Prior to Renovation with no Privacy from Neighbours and showing Areas that could be used for Internal Living

queenslander renovation in bulimba

Renovation including enclosing Living Areas Downstairs, the Privacy Screen from Neighbours and New Modern Roof Addition.







Project Number: 140601

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