Lunchbox Architect featured project archives

July 2016

Narrabundah House by Adam Dettrick Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Like a Periscope, This House Curves to Capture the Best Views

With the sun and a majestic tree in one direction and views of a distant nature reserve in the other, this home manages to have it all.

West End House by Kirk Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

A Modern Take on a Timber Workers Cottage Fits in to Brisbane Street

With copious amounts of timber inside and out, this modern interpretation of a workers cottage feels natural, warm and welcoming.

The Avenue by Neil Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

This Couple Built Two Houses. One to Live In and One to Sell...

This duplex development isn't what we have come to expect. It actively avoids placing garages on the street as an homage to the car.

Down Size Up Size House by Carterwilliamson Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Down Size Up Size House Has the Flexibility to Change With Its Family

"Our clients now enjoy a home flexible enough to allow for their family to grow, without creating excessive rooms."

High House by Dan Gayfer Design (via Lunchbox Architect)

High House Reno Takes Light, Functionality and Space to New Heights

An extensive renovation of a Melbourne home gives the owners all the benefits of inner-city terrace living without the drawbacks.

Kensington Lighthouse by Tandem Design Studio & Dominique Ng (via Lunchbox Architect)

Ingenious 'Sun Shells' Grab Light and Reflect It Deep Into This Home

Watch the clouds float by in this home which has an unexpected sense of space and light in spite of its narrow, overshadowed site.

Concord House_I by Studio Benicio (via Lunchbox Architect)

Take One Look at This Home and Guess What The Owners Do for a Living

Built almost entirely from concrete, this striking new home makes a solid statement. It's also pretty good advertising for the owners!

Inbetween House by Inbetween Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

Unconventional Front Addition Compliments and Contrasts Original Home

We're familiar with rear additions but at Inbetween House a clever front addition reorients and reconnects the house and garden.

Carlton Cloister by MRTN Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

A North Facing Cloister Connects This Terrace to New Master Bedroom

Dealing with poor orientation this North-facing cloistered space acts as circulation and additional indoor/outdoor living space.

Parkville House by Steffen Welsch Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Glazed Atrium Dining Room Links and Lights This Heritage Home

Older homes typically face two problems: lack of natural light and poor planning. A glazed atrium dining room solves both issues here.

Unfurled House by Christopher Polly Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

A New Two-Storey Living Space Unfurls From Original Federation Home

In contrast the cellular plan of the existing Federation-era home, this light extension is open-plan where spaces overlap and interact.

Wilston Garden Room by Vokes and Peters (via Lunchbox Architect)

Garden Room Connects This Queenslander to the Garden, Light and Air

A small extension combined with 'reprogramming' the original layout means more natural light and a better connection to the outdoors.

Double Life House by Breathe Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Double Life House is an Introverts' Retreat from an Extroverted World

If you're an introvert you'll know that the world we live in can be overwhelming at times. Sometimes you need somewhere to hideout...

Humble House by Coy Yiontis Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Downsizing From Heritage Farmhouse to This Contemporary Humble House

When this couple retired the farm they wanted a more manageable and contemporary home that incorporated memories of their past life.

Woolloongabba Gardenhouse by Refresh Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

Could This Gardenhouse Be the Solution to Australia's Urban Sprawl?

Searching for a sustainable alternative to urban sprawl, REFRESH*DESIGN have developed an infill-development branded ‘my gardenhouse’.

Barwon Heads House by Evolva Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

A Maritime Inspired Beach House Will Only Get Better With Time

This robust home for a family of six will be knocked about by the young family and accumulate character through the passage of time.

Dawesville House by Archterra Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Coastal Holiday House Gets an Upgrade Fit for a Permanent Sea-change

A 1970s-era weatherboard holiday house gets a serious revamp to make it perfect for Grandparents' retired living.

Residence J&C by Open Studio Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

House Built on Top of a Sand Dune to Take in the Best View

This two storey house near the beach was designed like an arrangement of stacked boxes to create protected balconies and decks.

Alfred House by Austin Maynard Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

One Clever Idea Turned a Dodgy Little Light-Well into an Entire Garden

By building an extension at the end of a narrow site, Austin Maynard Architects created a courtyard instead of a typical light-well.

Marrickville Courtyard House by David Boyle Architect (via Lunchbox Architect)

Marrickville Courtyard House is a Subdivision that Doesn't Dominate

Carefully planned around a central courtyard to maximise light and connection to the garden while minimising its impact on the street.

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