Before & After: An Architect’s Verdant Victorian Home Makes the Most of Every Inch

Before & After: An Architect’s Verdant Victorian Home Makes the Most of Every Inch

By Melissa Dalton
Blank Canvas Architects preserves the Victorian facade of a Port Melbourne home while introducing a seamless backyard connection and a drool-worthy laundry room.

Before moving into her Victorian-style, heritage home in a dense Port Melbourne neighborhood, Blank Canvas Architects principal Cecilia Yuan made some quick cosmetic changes to the interior, which had been remodeled by a previous owner. "When we first bought the house in 2011, it had a very quaint country   cottage style, which didn't suit us," says Yuan.

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