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A 1960s Bungalow Gets its Groove Back With a Mod Extension

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All photos by Luuk Kramer via <a href="">Dezeen</a>
All photos by Luuk Kramer via Dezeen

Though Curbed has taken a look at inventive Australian pads where an "all business" front facade hides an architectural party in the back—usually in the form of a compact, modular, beautiful addition—the Aussies don't have a monopoly on this kind of design solution. Case in point: this double-height extension in Rotterdam by local architect Antonia Reif, founder of Antonia Reif Architectuur. To expand a 1960s bungalow on the outskirts of Rotterdam—the second-largest Dutch city and home to some pretty spectacular architecture of its own—Reif created a discreet extension that isn't visible from the street but allows the homeowners a light-filled space that accommodates their growing family.

· Antonia Reif Adds an Inconspicuous Extension to a 1960s Rotterdam Bungalow [Dezeen]
· 7 Australian Homes with Spectacular Backyard Extensions [Curbed]
· All extensions posts [Curbed]