This Revamped Terrace House Has a Porthole Window for the Owner’s Cat

Atlas Architects crafts a sanctuary for a librarian and her cat in Melbourne, Australia.

In the 1980s, a librarian bought a heritage Victorian terrace house with her sister in Fitzroy North, an inner-city suburb of Melbourne. Forty years later, she called upon Atlas Architects to dramatically reimagine the home as a sanctuary for her and her cat, Dot.

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