TIDA NZ 2017 – Designer kitchen entrant – Mona Quinn of Callidus Architects

A high-end rearrangement of a kitchen
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TIDA NZ 2017 – Designer kitchen entrant – Mona Quinn of Callidus Architects


• Generally, refurbish to suit family working and doings

• Family home here to stay – worth doing right to suit lifestyle

• Do it now so it can be enjoyed when the kids are small


• Planning the layout better

• Rearrangement of kitchen/dining/family room

• Possibly reuse cupboards/repurpose as still in good condition


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• Possibly renovate hallway as well to allow for more instant access into family space

• Porch arrangement along rear elevation as currently its too sunny/windy and driving rain leaves no shelter and they rarely leave doors open because of this

• Repurpose old chimney to be an outdoor fire

• Possible optimise laundry area


• Main bedroom – redo arrangement

• Balcony or similar with large window to enjoy garden• Guest bedroom – redo arrangement - improve by adding a window or skylight for a more light and airy feel

• Bathrooms – as is

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• Boys bedrooms – reconfigure old walk-in wardrobe to make two good sized bedrooms for the boys

• Crib additional storage from wardrobe in study

• Office – as is

• Maggies room – as is


• To deliver a high-end result in keeping with the character of the house.

• Provide an open-plan family living/dining/kitchen that flows well for modern living and has great views/access to the garden and outdoor living spaces

Nov 06, 2017





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