may 9, 2018photography by tom roefinnis architects with damon hills, have recently completed ‘the light box’, a modern extension that has been added to a heritage home in melbourne, australia.due to the original house being dilapidated, the architects gave the house a street front restoration, maintaining its role in the historical and aesthetic significance of the neighborhood.photography by tom roeto retain the original characteristics of the house, rotting floorboards were replaced with new boards, giving the home a fresh update.photography by tom roehere’s a look at one of the bedrooms that’s located off the hallway.photography by tom roein the bathroom, floor-to-ceiling grey tiles have been installed and a freestanding bathtub was added in front of the windows.photography by tom roethe same color palette of the previous bathroom continues in a second bathroom, that has a skylight to add additional light to the room.photography by tom roethe hallway opens up to the new extension, where the flooring transitions from floorboard to polished concrete, and clerestory windows filter more light through to the new social areas of the home.photography by tom roein the kitchen, a window with views of the garden has been used as a backsplash, while hidden behind a wooden door at the end of the counter opens to reveal a hidden walk-in pantry with plenty of storage.photography by tom roebeside the kitchen is the living room, that has a fireplace and full height windows that...