Melanie Bourke

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NZ Registered Architect practicing
Auckland, New Zealand
Bourke Architects Limited

Auckland
Available For Hire

Melanie is a director at Bourke Architects Limited. Melanie is passionate about high quality residential design. She enjoys working closely with her clients to create innovative, well considered spaces that suit their lifestyle. Melanie particularly enjoys taking a project from concept design to completion of the built work. As a project architect, she has been involved in a wide range of high end residential work, including complex house renovations, historically listed houses and new construction. Melanie is currently on the NZIA Contracts Committee and has also been a member of the NZIA Auckland Branch Committee. She is a contributor and co-illustrator for the book "Andrea Palladio: Villa Cornaro in Piombino Dese", which saw her spend time in Italy preparing measured drawings of the building featured in the publication.

Project Title
Transitional Villa Alteration
Description
A large transitional villa lacked connection to the sloped garden and was on an open corner site. A level front garden is formed by creating retaining the site on the boundary and providing a double garage under a green roof lawn. An earlier alteration is removed from the north side of the house and a new addition constructed that opens out to a private, level garden and swimming pool. The project is currently being documented and is due to start construction later this year.
Year of Completion
2020
Type
Residential-Alteration
Role
Design Architect