10 Mullet Homes That Are Traditional in the Front, Modern in the Back
In a "mullet home," the facade adheres to the neighborhood vernacular, while the interior and rear facades are bolder and more modern.
Here are 10 mullet homes where the contemporary hides behind conservative fronts.
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Built in 1910, this American Foursquare-style home in Portland, Oregon was transformed into a light filled home by LEVER Architecture with an addition of a "fifth square" in the form of a modern glass box.
When New South Wales practice TRIBE Studio Architects renovated this 1930s Arts and Crafts-style bungalow in Sydney, Australia, they kept the gabled brick wall and terracotta roof, suburban vernacular in the front, but revamped the rear with a fully glazed wall to better connect it to the garden.
Portuguese architect Ricardo Moreno overhauled the interiors of this old, 1923 house in Estoril, which serves as his family home, but preserved its historic facade.
Designed by Sheri Haby Architects, this Edwardian timber home in the Melbourne suburb of Sandringham has a new extension with two new gabled roofs that better connect the updated rear section with the garden.
This semi-detached Victorian cottage in Melbourne by architect Michael Artemenko, co-director of FIGR Architecture Studio, has a portal-like corridor that connects the original period home to a new wing.
Spanish architecture firm RÄS Studio (now CRÜ) connected two formerly separate levels within a building in the historic neighborhood of Vila de Gràcia in Barcelona, turning the combined spaces into a stunning contemporary apartment with a floating staircase.