In With the New
The intention was never to erase the memories that the original home held, but rather to adapt it to enable the formation of new ones. This involved upgrading it to meet today’s living standards, including frameworks conducive to the family’s lifestyle, revising it to better suit their interests and everyday practices. “The brief not only comprised updating the existing home but also turning it into a home that felt completely them,” Marie says. “They wanted it to look and feel different to how it did before, so they would experience it as their own” – a new chapter that flowed seamlessly on from the last.