Contemporary Garden Design
Through a reference to the whimsical, a play on colour, texture and planning, Kennedy Nolan’s Caroline House sees a traditional Edwardian home in inner-Melbourne challenge the traditional extension typology. Caroline House is an exercise in challenging the traditional and expected with regard to the response to adaptive living. Originally, the site was home to an existing Edwardian weatherboard home in need of repair and extension.
When landscape designer Julian Bombardiere of [Ballast Landscape](ballastlandscape.com.au) went to design his family's garden, he made sure to cover every base. Multiple layers make room for plenty of functions and areas. This peaceful spot sits in dappled sunlight, adjacent to the vegie garden. The wooden seats were made from a tree that had to be removed. “They’re a great all-weather seating option,” says Julian Photographer: Brigid Arnott