Lunchbox Architect featured project archives

February 2015

Carbon Positive Prefab House by ArchiBlox (via Lunchbox Architect)

World's First Carbon Positive Prefab House Drops in to Melbourne

ArchiBlox' Carbon Positive Prefab House means it's no longer enough to just be carbon neutral, when you can be carbon positive.

Five Courts House by Matthew Gribben Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

Five Courts House's Introverted Design Overcomes Its Gritty Site

The brick exterior of Five Courts House belies its light-filled interior which surrounds five courtyards arranged around the perimeter.

Left-Over-Space House by Cox Rayner Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Left-Over-Space House Doesn't Let Even a Skerrick Go to Waste

The narrow Left-Over-Space House demonstrates what can be achieved on the myriad of ‘left-over’ spaces in our inner-cities.

Herston Gardenhouse by Refresh Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

Herston Gardenhouse Re-Conceptualises Contemporary Inner-City Living

Hereston Gardenhouse pops up in a disused back yard and demonstrates a way to make cities more dense and (importantly) sustainable.

North Perth House by Jonathan Lake Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

North Perth House Proves Architect-Designed Houses Are Affordable

North Perth House sets out to prove an affordable yet generous family home can be constructed on a small inner city block.

Bassett Road House by BOX Living (via Lunchbox Architect)

Bassett Road House: A Modular House With a Touch of Timber

A modular home constructed of engineered timber (instead of steel) is the perfect fit for a steel slope in New Zealand's seismic zone.

Northern Rivers Beach House by Refresh Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

This Sustainable Beach House Appears to Hover Above the Ground

Designed in a flood-prone area, this modest, sustainable beach house touches the earth so lightly it appears to float!

St Kilda East House by Clare Cousins Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

St Kilda East House: An Old Home is Brightened With Dining Courtyard

A series of insertions into this period home injects light deep into the plan, making it modern and bright in-spite of its age.

Oxlade Drive House by James Russell Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Oxlade Drive House is Perfect for its Sub-Tropical Climate

Instead of a generic mass-built home, this family built a home designed to suit their lifestyle and the sub-tropical Brisbane climate.

Green House by Carter Williamson Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

At this Home, The Green House Effect Means Something Else Entirely

In this case, the Green House effect is the impact light and air can make to a family home for a florist…

Storm Cottage by Fearon Hay Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Storm Cottage: A Simple Black Rough Sawn Timber Box Looks to the Sea

A modest retreat provides shelter, warmth and comfort in the wild and isolated of the remote setting.

Erskineville Studio by Pivot (via Lunchbox Architect)

Erskineville Studio Transforms this Dingy Urban Lane

The future of suburban laneways is vibrant and active if this Erskineville Studio project by Pivot Architects is anything to go by.

Blurred House by Bild Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

Watch as Blurred House Transforms from Cali Bungalow to Modern Home

From the front it's an unassuming Californian Bungalow. From the rear, undeniably modern. It's a new type of house — a blurred house.

Peter Miglis House by Woods Bagot Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Peter Miglis House: A Renovation of Light, Space and Air

Architect Peter Miglis lists “light, space, and air” as the elements that form great architecture; he has incorporated all three into his own home.

Westmere Alteration by Studio2 Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Westmere Alteration Has An Unbelievable Connection to the Outdoors

Westmere Alteration merges inside and out with a contemporary aesthetic and an unbelievable connection to the outside plus upper level sea views…

Patterson Street Residence by Jost Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Modern Rear Extension Reinvigorates Patterson Street Residence

After a number of minor additions over the years, Patterson Street Residence is reinvigorated with a modern extension to the rear.

Middle Park Studio by John-Paul Rollo Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Middle Park Studio Takes Advantage of Rear Laneway Access

Middle Park Studio isn't a house. But if it were, it would be a great example of how we can develop backyards with laneway access into smart, sustainable homes.

The Plinth House by Luke Stanley Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

The Plinth House Simple Extension Takes Advantage of Picturesque Location

The Plinth House proves bigger is not always better. The extension provides a more comfortable living space and kitchen in a minimal footprint.

Alexandria House 2 by Pivot (via Lunchbox Architect)

Alexandria House 2: A Terrace Remake Draws No Distinction Between Inside and Outside

At Alexandria House 2 full height glazing and louvers let the house breathe and skylights are used strategically to maximise natural light…


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