An Architect's 1958 Midcentury in Tasmania Gets a Graceful Renovation

An Architect's 1958 Midcentury in Tasmania Gets a Graceful Renovation

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By Melissa Dalton
Designed by architect Edith Emery for her family and built in Sandy Bay in 1958, this midcentury abode receives a deliberate expansion that carries the spirit of the original.

Edith Emery was an Austrian émigré, doctor, and architect whose work was "shunned as a female practitioner during her later life in Tasmania," write Taylor and Hinds Architects. "We recognized early on that we were operating within the sensibilities of a fine, and seriously underrated, practitioner." 

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