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Tamarama Semi Detached by David Langston-Jones Architect
Tamarama Semi Detached: A Bit of Low Cost Glamor in Tamarama
You wouldn't expect a modest, low-budget renovation in Sydney's luxe suburb Tamarama. Despite the budget, this house has some Tamarama glamor -- Glamarama.
Tír na nÓg by Drew Heath Architects
Tír na nÓg: Jungle House Inspired by Angkor Wat Blurs Indoors and Outdoors
If you arrived at this house blindfolded, you might assume you were in a secluded jungle house. But you're actually just 3km from the heart of Sydney!
The Truffle by Ensamble Studio
The Truffle: See How Paulina the Cow Created This Unusual House
This truffle-inspired hideaway could be a caveman's home. Paulina the cow had a role to play in this unusual home's construction. You'll never guess how...
Freshwater Semi by David Boyle Architect
Freshwater Semi Fits a Lot of Home in Just 3.6 Meters Width
This family want to live in their home forever. They just need an architect to create a home to suit them for years to come -- in just 3.6 meters width.
Goldfields House by Design Office
Goldfields Dwelling: A House Designed Around a Dining Table
When designing this small, 100 m² home in Victoria's goldfields, Architects Design Office started with the dining table to make the house fun and sociable.
House Eadie by Tribe Studio
House Eadie: Makeover of Historical Home Without Erasing the Past
House Eadie proves it's possible to retain unique quirks and a sense of history while integrating new, multifunctional spaces for contemporary living.
Model House by Breathe Architects
Model House: Home for a Set Designer Puts on a Show
At first glance it's a typical Victorian-era worker's cottage. Only on closer inspection you realize there's something unusual going on behind that facade...
Writer's Shed by Weston Surman & Deane Architecture
Writer's Shed: A Glowing Hut Hides at the Bottom of the Garden
Hiding at the bottom of a London garden, this glowing writer's shed is the perfect whimsical escape for an author/illustrator who loves children's books.
Coromandel Bach by Crosson Clarke Carnachan Architects
Coromandel Bach: Beach House (Literally) Opens to the View
Coromandel Bach was conceived as a container sitting lightly on the land for habitation. A 'bach' is a New Zealand term for a simple holiday shack.
Jack's House by FMD Architects
Jack's House: A House Bursting at the Seams Gets a New Timber 'Gusset
A moderate extension creates a rich space and leaves a decent-sized backyard. Jack's House is a timber 'gusset' that will serve the family into the future.
Ridge Road Residence by Studiofour
Ridge Road Residence: A Beach House Where Nature is the Star
A single tea tree on the site of this beach house became the focus of the project. The aim became to showcase nature, rather than try to dominate and control it.
The Studio by Nicholas Gurney
The Studio: Mighty Mouse Apartment Punches Above Its Weight
The Studio is inspired by Mighty Mouse. Bright red, yellow and matte black, this tiny apartment is designed to pack a punch -- in spite of its size.
Doll's House by Edwards Moore Architects
Doll’s House: Smallest House on the Street is Transformed
The age-old advice is to buy the worst house on the best street. Doll's House was the smallest house in the trendiest neighborhood, does that count?
Brunswick House by Christopher Botterill Architect
Brunswick House: A New Perspective in an Eclectic Neighborhood
Brunswick House is restrained and space-efficient, but surprising spaces like a rooftop terrace provide a new perspective on its eclectic neighborhood.
Casa 31_4 Room House by Caroline Di Costa Architect
Casa 31_4 Room House: Australia's Most Livable Coolgardie Safe
Casa 31_4 Room House is a Coolgardie Safe for living. But it also uses the layering of history to transition a traditional house into a vibrant modern home.
Loft Apartment West Melbourne by Adrian Amore Architects
Butter Factory Loft: Walls So Curvaceous They Could Be Cut From Butter
This luxurious loft apartment is full of organic curves that could be carved from butter - appropriate because it occupies space in a former butter factory.
Lego Apartment by Barbara Appollini Architect
Lego Apartment: Watch As This Micro Apartment is Rearranged Like Lego
This micro apartment is like an empty shell - to cook, dress, sleep, eat or entertain you have to rearrange modules and 'build' a new space. It's like lego!
Victoria Road House by Fiona Winzar Architects
Victoria Road House: Colorful Addition Offers a Taste of India
Victoria Road House is a long way from India, but saturated color, radiating patterns and gold metalwork bring an Indian flavor to this surprising addition.
Pump House by Branch Studio Architects
Pump House: A Compact Off-Grid Home for Simple Living
Pump House is a compact, off-grid home for simple living. Owners and guests can enjoy a quiet night, a cup of tea and quality time with their horse, George.
Pirates Bay House by O’Connor and Houle Architecture
Pirates Bay House: A Holiday House for Slow Living
Like the slow food movement, Pirates Bay House is a reaction against our hectic lives. It's a home for slow living on Australia's Mornington Peninsula.
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