An article about home and art

“A year after Meagan and her husband Steven missed out on their dream home at auction, they bought this block in Melbourne’s inner north. The existing house had no redeeming features, however, so was swiftly demolished in preparation for the couple to build anew. “I told my book club and they said the first thing I had to do was get an architect,” says Meagan. “I didn’t know what one was.” They dutifully furnished her with a list of their favourites.

Meagan and Steven chose Steffen Welsch, principal of Steffen Welsch Architects, because he seemed down-to-earth. What they didn’t realise was how well-suited he was to them personally. “He is German, calm and a minimalist,” says Meagan. And, as it turned out, that both aligned with, and encouraged, their nascent design ideas…”

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