Peter Bennetts

Melbourne-based Andrew Maynard Architects designed a home that resembles a small village yet does not overwhelm its surrounding site, ultimately blending in with the Australian neighborhood. Founding principal Andrew Maynard has named this structure the "anti-monolith," to mean that the home is a series of small structures so that it does not looking intimidating from the outside, yet it still doubled the amount of square footage within the interiors, making it feel "large and connected."

To add onto the existing structure, the architects built an extension that includes the master suite, kitchen and dining rooms, and a study. The original includes two bedrooms, a bathroom, and two living spaces. To accommodate for a four-person family, the architects included sliding panels within the walls that can make larger spaces into smaller ones, to amplify flexibility. Read More