Renovation to Correct a Dysfunctional Layout, Home in Churwar


The clients for this renovation project had just sold their business of forty years and were moving into a semi-retirement.  Ten years prior they had built a standard project home on their acreage block in Churwar.  They advised how disappointed they had been with the scale of the house and the dysfunctional layout.

Project scope

The scope of the project was to correct the dysfunctional layout of the home, to take advantage of the natural light and airflow and add value to the occupants lifestyle through any potential design solutions

Dysfunctional layout correction renovation details

As a design that take advantage of the local climate conditions plays an important role in enhancing its occupants’ lifestyle, I refocused the home design on having an indoor/outdoor connection.  Thus the design made the home feel more expansive and light filled and also encourages flow between spaces.   My design also included an expanded living area and created new landscape external zones so the clients could entertain their young grand children in private courtyard space.  The interior design also included a new and more functional kitchen and an improved ensuite.

Design solutions

Even a home with a dysfunctional layout can be redesigned to cater better to your lifestyle and living preferences.  Should you too have a home with a poor internal (or even external) layout, call me (Dion) or send me an email and we can discuss how best to improve your home for you and your family.

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Churwar Home with Dysfunctional Layout

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Churwar Kitchen and Living Prior to Renovation

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New Kitchen Renovation Design for Churwar Home

New Living Room Design and Extension for Churwar Home

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Project Number: 140503

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