The owners of Thornbury House in Melbourne, Australia, gave Olaver Architecture a fairly straightforward brief: they needed flexible, new living areas at the back of the house that could host several activities at the same time—while preserving as much of the backyard as possible.
Olaver Architecture responded with a modest "box on the back" that hosts a combined kitchen, dining area, and living room overlooking the backyard, as well as an upper-level, principal suite.
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