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45 Richfield Rd. JH Howden House. Warren & Mahoney.

Oct 21, 2008

Mr Howden knew Miles’ dad at Pyne Gould Guinness and asked Warren Senior whether he knew any aspiring young architects. He did, and the house was built in 1957. Set in a beautiful garden overlooking the bay at Port Levy, the house is lived in by the original owner’s son and his wife.

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30 Bayview Rd. Jensen House. Don Donnithorne.

Sep 21, 2008

Our first house from the Bays and a humdinger at that. Don’s houses never seem to bother with being too clever and therein lies their appeal: simple design, good materials and quite often brown. Click through for some great archival pics.

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