Frankston Mid Century Modern is featured in The Design Files:
This recently renovated house in Frankston South by MRTN Architects was originally designed in 1963 by influential architect, Jack Clarke. Clarke not only co-founded the practice today known as Clarke Hopkins Clarke, he also ran the iconic Small Homes Service begun by Robin Boyd, and was a professional Aussie Rules player inducted into the Australian Football Hall of Fame in 1996!
This property was owned by the same family with five children, until it recently sold for the first time. While the house was well loved by its original owners, it had barely been renovated or updated in any way over its 50+ year lifespan, and was in need of a little love. ‘There was a lot of work to bring it up to a contemporary standard in terms of construction, insulation and water tightness, but on the other hand, we did not have to strip away insensitive alterations and additions to the original,’ explains Antony Martin of MRTN Architects.
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