FARFOR FLATS UNIT 1
architecture + interiors
Point Nepean Highway, Portsea, Victoria
The Farfor Flats consist of four single storey semi-detached
L-shaped houses designed by notable Australian architect
for Mrs Imogen Farfor.
All four were constructed in 1968, in brick and timber with
flat deck roofing. Each has a private courtyard and an unusual verandah profile, where the roof is tilted upwards by a series of cantilevering timber props. Boyd had completed a scheme for the design of second storeys. However, this did not proceed at the time.
We were asked to design and document additions and alterations to
units 1 and 2, including the addition of a second storey at the rear of the site. This required careful consideration to ensure consistency with Boyd's original intent and respect for the architectural significance of the buildings.
photos Trevor Mein, Beng Hin Lim, Kai Chen
OTHER PROJECTS INCLUDE
Bairnsdale River House
Cameron House, Armadale
Davies House, Kew
Hurley House 2, Point Lonsdale
Stringer House, Richmond
. PROJECTS .
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