Lunchbox Architect featured project archives

September 2015

Holly Tree Farm by Cykel Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

Holly Tree Farm is a Modern Family Home With Traces of the Past

Holly Tree Farm replaces a home which was sadly lost in a fire in style — by reusing salvaged materials and mimicking surrounding buildings.

Kids Pod by Mihaly Slocombe (via Lunchbox Architect)

Kids Pod is An Extension to an Existing Home Created Just for Kids

Kids Pod is just for the little ones, connected to the house proper by a glazed bridge. And it couldn't be more fun…

Tennis Avenue Residence by DM2 Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

A New Timber 'Treehouse' Revitalises a Humble 1920s Cottage

Tennis Avenue Residence new timber pavilion, added sensitively to the rear of a humble old cottage feels like living in a modern treehouse.

Balmoral House by Owen and Vokes (via Lunchbox Architect)

Balmoral House: What Do You Do When You Have Five Overlooking Neighbours?

At Balmoral House, carefully orchestrated windows ensure the home feels light and overlooks lush foliage, while avoiding overlooking neighbours.

Semi-Detached House by Chenchow Little Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Semi-Detached House Explores How 'In-Between' Spaces Can Be Better Used

Substantial alterations to an Arts and Crafts house explores the potential of verandahs and decks to become supplemental living spaces…

Mona Vale House by CHROFI Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Mona Vale House is a Test Bed for Sustainable Ideas

Thanks to an owner with an interest in sustainable building, Mona Vale House incorporates passive and active sustainability features.

Bass Street Residence by B.E Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

Subtle Angles at Bass Street Residence Highlight the Home's Two Main Views

From distant water views to the nearby sculptural native trees, Bass Street Residence angles itself to take it all in…

Brighton East Interior by Dan Gayder Design (via Lunchbox Architect)

Brighton East Interior: Finessing Spaces to Serve as a Family Home

The clients of Brighton East Interior wanted to ensure their home met the hectic requirements of the family while preferring to not build up.

Wallaby Lane House by Robinson Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

A Family Relocating to Sunny Queensland Build a New Sustainable Home

In Wallaby Lane House, a family seeking a tree change find a new, more self-sufficient way of living. The home makes the most of their rural site.

Beeston Street House by Shaun Lockyer Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Beeston Street House Recalibrates a Poor Previous Renovation

Not every renovation project is a success. Luckily Beeston Street House has been recalibrated — from unsuccessful to a real delight.

Glebe House by Nobbs Radford Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Concrete Has Never Looked Sexier than at Glebe House

Off form concrete draws on the solidity of an original masonry structure whilst introducing a new materiality at this home in Glebe.

South Durras House Fearns Studio by Fearns Studio (via Lunchbox Architect)

The 1980s-era South Durras House Gains a Unique Studio and New Storage

A new studio and a reworking of the original home dramatically improves liveability at South Durras House.

Waikanae House by Parsonson Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Waikanae House is a Modern Fibro Shack that Captures the Views

With panels of fibro coloured to match the surrounding area, this 'dune-hopper' home feels modern but relevant to its seaside locale…

Mountain Retreat by Fearon Hay Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Mountain Retreat: A Subtle Insertion in the Alpine Landscape

This superb Mountain Retreat utilises local stone to minimise impact to the external environment, but maximise the internal environment.

Moonlight Cabin by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Moonlight Cabin: A Tiny But Perfectly Detailed Beachside Cabin

Located on a windswept coast line, Moonlight Cabin is a place to retreat from and engage with the landscape’s ephemeral conditions.

House Shmukler by Tribe Studio (via Lunchbox Architect)

Private Spaces Hover Above the Public Spaces at House Shmukler

Shmukler House by Tribe Studio is conceived as a series of boxes suspended in a large shed-like space.

Separation Creek House by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Separation Creek House is Like a Treehouse Perched on the Hillside

This treehouse in Separation Creek enjoys panoramic views, perched on a steep forested hillside above the Great Ocean Road and Bass Strait.

Beach Avenue House by Schulberg Denkiw Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Beach Avenue House: Spacious Family Home Managed to Fit on Tiny Site

On an extremely small parcel of land Beach Avenue House is designed more like a finely crafted joinery unit than a typical home.

Invermay House by Moloney Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Invermay House Opens Up the View for a Family of Six

The site of Invermay House has a great view over Ballarat, but vegetation hid the view. This new home cantilevers to capture it back.

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