Lunchbox Architect featured project archives

July 2015

Diagonal House by Simon Whibley Architecture & Antarctica (via Lunchbox Architect)

Diagonal House Benefits From a Sunny Aspect and a Lucky Site

In the inner city it's not always wise to rely on an aspect. In the case of Diagonal House it made sense to embrace a sunny northern aspect.

Cora House by AtelierWorkshop (via Lunchbox Architect)

Prefabricated Cora House Carried Onto Site Leaving Environment Untouched

To preserve the bushy site, Cora House was built off-site and then carried onto site by hand - a remarkable feat of ingenuity and preservation.

Bower House by Andrew Simpson Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Bower House Collects Elements to Remind the Owners of Their Past Homes

Normally we fill our homes with objects that remind us of our past. At Bower House, the house itself is made up of elements to remind the owners of their past.

Eclectic Marrickville House 2 by David Boyle Architect (via Lunchbox Architect)

Two Eclectic New Homes in Marrickville Offer a New Way of Densification…

An eclectic couple of homes in Sydney's Marrickville demonstrates a new model for urban consolidation…

North Fitzroy House by Jean-Paul Rollo Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

From a Humble Brief, North Fitzroy House Makes Dramatic Transformation

A brief that might have disheartened some architects inspires a humble renovation that dramatically improves 'dog's breakfast' house.

Planchonella House by Jesse Bennett (via Lunchbox Architect)

Planchonella House's Minimal Walls Allow for Un-Obstructed Views

Set in a lush tropical rainforest, Planchonella House, is a raw and honest home that takes full advantage of its incredible views.

Bridge House 2 by Delia Teschendorff Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

Bridge House 2 Turns Its Back on Busy Street to Become a Serene Oasis

Set around three internal courtyards, Bridge House 2 manages to escape the bustle of Brunswick without sacrificing its sense of place.

Dolls House Northcote by BKK Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

This Home in Northcote is Designed Like an Oversized Doll's House

Like a real doll's house, this addition is two spaces stacked on top of each other and uses furniture and joinery to divide spaces instead of doors and walls.

Casual House by Christopher Megowan Design (via Lunchbox Architect)

Casual House is a Laid-Back Home Built for Modern Living

Casual House's low maintenance, no frills materials create an affordable yet compelling extension to the rear of a family home.

Kensington House by Peter Vernon Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Kensington House Transforms Interwar Cottage on Small Urban Site

A modern, but sensitively sized addition transforms existing interwar home and saturates it in natural light - in-spite of a tiny site.

Prefab Collingwood House by ArchiBlox (via Lunchbox Architect)

Prefab Collingwood House Effortlessly Fits Into a Narrow Urban Site

The prefabricated Collingwood House fits easily into its tight urban site, without feeling squeezed for space.

Prefab Warrander Studio by Makers of Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

Guess How Long it Took to Build the Prefab Warrander Studio…

This innovative prefabricated studio was the first of its kind in New Zealand, and what it lacks in size it makes up for in beauty!

Sandy Point Prefab by Ecoliv (via Lunchbox Architect)

Sandy Point Prefab's Timber Cladding Helps the Modest Home Blend In…

Prefab's Spotted Gum cladding ensures the budget friendly modular design looks both high-class and appropriate to its coastal setting.

Prebuilt Prefab House Inverloch by Prebuilt (via Lunchbox Architect)

Custom Designed Prefab House Enjoys Expansive Views in Inverloch

Sit down and enjoy the sunset. This prefabricated home, built in just 14 weeks, is designed to take advantage of panoramic views.

Mill Street House Ballarat by Moloney Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

A Modern Extension of Thin Steel, Glass, and Concrete Adorns Heritage Home

An extension made from delicate steel and expansive glass feels like a precious jewel has been hung on the original heritage home.

A Collection of Spaces by Jon Lowe Architect (via Lunchbox Architect)

Low Cost, Eco-Friendly 'Collection of Spaces' Transform Worker's Cottage

A Collection of Spaces new spaces arranged around two courtyards revitalises a traditional worker's cottage without compromising its historical significance.

South Melbourne House by Mitsuori Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

This South Melbourne House Refurbishment Opens the Entire Ground Floor

Thanks to a clever refurbishment this South Melbourne House becomes a communal multi-zoned space in keeping with the family's desire to live and work together.

Stick House by PHOOEY Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

This House Overcomes the Sticky Issue of Building Over the Backyard…

By replacing space lost to the renovation with a roof deck, Stick House ensures not a millimetre of outdoor space is sacrificed.

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