Lunchbox Architect featured project archives

June 2016

Avalon by ArchiBlox (via Lunchbox Architect)

This Green Roofed Beach House Arrived on the Back of a Truck

With a green roof and other sustainable elements this beach-side residence touches the earth lightly physically and metaphorically.

Naranga Avenue House by James Russell Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Naranga Avenue House: You Haven't Seen Breeze Blocks Like This Before

Inspired by the surrounding '60s estate, James Russell Architects takes the humble breeze block to new heights of style.

Annandale Residence by CplusC Architectural Workshop (via Lunchbox Architect)

Remnants of the Original House Give This Home a Sense of Wilderness

Parts of the original house are left intact to create sheltered outdoor areas in this renovation, grounding the home to its history.

Dreamcatcher by Fiona Winzar Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Ugliest House in the Street Becomes a 'Dreamcatching' Family Home

A stainless steel net for growing deciduous vines wraps this narrow home, transforming it into a nest for vertical family living.

Port Melbourne Heritage Cottage by Alexandra Buchanan Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

A New Upper Level Brings Much Needed Space to a Heritage Cottage

Renovating a heritage house is a challenge at the best of times. But when the only option is going up, the challenge is all the greater.

Brick House by Bastian Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

Reclaimed Bricks Provide Warmth and Solidity to Otherwise Light Home

Reclaimed bricks are used in various ways to bring a sense of history and weight to this inner-city extension.

Stevenson House by Danny Broe Architect (via Lunchbox Architect)

A Double Height Space Connects Old and New In This Renovated Terrace

This renovation shines with a light well bringing light deep into the house, bright red accents and pops of personality throughout...

Surry Hills House by Benn & Penna Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Indoors and Outdoors Blur Together to Maximise Space in Surry Hills

The entire ground floor of this house has become one continuous indoor/outdoor space thanks to a well conceived alteration and addition.

Pod House by Nic Owen Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

A Modern Light-Filled 'Pod' Deals With a Bad 1980s Hangover...

A lot of mistakes were made in the '80s, Nic Owen Architects attempts to rectify one of them with a modern pod-like extension.

D House by Marston Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

A Semi-Detached House is Freed From an Eternity of Darkness

A dark semi-detached D House is now a bright and lively space with a wall of glass that opens to dissolve the end wall into the garden.

Armidale House by Those Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

'Podium' for Heritage Listed Cottage Connects the Home to the Garden

Unashamedly modern ‘podium’ anchors existing home to the landscape, connecting the cottage to the garden, and the interiors to the sky.

The Crossing by Studio2 Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Sculptural Hilltop Home and Writer's Studio the Perfect Entertainer

New Zealand home and writer's studio fuses the look of rural farm buildings and the dramatic local landscape into one sculptural form.

Aireys Inlet Light House by ARKit (via Lunchbox Architect)

This Prefab House Solves the Age-Old Problem of Open Plan Living

The curse of the modern open-plan home? Noise. With flexible social spaces, parents in this house can entertain separately to the kids.

Miller House by Architecture Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

Rich Materials and Light-Filled Courtyards Connect Old to New

A series of courtyards weave this modern extension into the original home. A sensitive departure from the typical add-on.

Island Bay House by WireDog Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

Compact Japanese-Inspired House Lives Large Thanks to a Wall of Glass

Thanks to a double-height space and an expansive openable wall of glass to capture the view, this home feels positively spacious.

Garden House by Baracco and Wright Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

With Translucent Walls This Minimal Home Melts into the Landscape

The most minimal house you could imagine - a platform for living within a translucent shell, set in a beautiful natural landscape.

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