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Cube House by Carr Design Group
A Stunning Light-Well Separates This Addition From the Original Home
Period ornamentation out the front, contemporary simplicity out the back. This home makes a beautiful transition from old to new.
Green House by Sean Godsell Architects
Inventive Addition to Heritage Cottage Challenges Our Idea of a Roof
The unusual roof of the small but effective addition is the real winner - providing plenty of light to the small, overshadowed site.
Manly Apartment by C+M Studio
A Rabbit Warren is Transformed into an Elegant and Spacious Apartment
A rabbit warren-like early '90s apartment is transformed by C+M Studio into a chic coastal residence focusing on warm natural materials.
Fleurieu Beach House by Max Pritchard Architect
Almost Watertank-Like, Curved Corrugated Iron Feels Very Australian
Sweeping views of hills, beach, rocks and ocean inspired the fan shaped plan of Fleurieu Beach House - a model for coastal living.
Rear Addition Transforms the Home While Retaining 95% of the Building
You know how ad-hoc rear additions tend to become smaller and smaller as the roof-line slopes down? This is a modern example of that...
Balmain House by Carter Williamson Architects
A Rear Facade Playfully Filters and Disperses Light at Balmain House
Slabs of marble balanced between columns of concrete bounce and disperse light into the double-height living area of Balmain House.
Malvern House by Jost Architects
Malvern House is Serious Out the Front and a Party at the Back!
Jost Architects mediate heritage controls and an eager client brief to deliver a delightful update to an inter-war home.
Field Way Bach by Parsonson Architects
A Beachside Bach is Updated Without Losing its Sense of Place
With a fun colour scheme, humble materials and nooks to while away the day, Field Way Bach reminds us of back-to-basics beach holidays.
Platypus Bend House by Robinson Architects
Self-Sufficient, Flood Proof Home Floats Over Australian Bushland
Completely off-grid and raised up to avoid occasional flooding, Platypus Bend House cantilevers spectacularly over a bushland clearing.
Petersham Courtyard House by Adriano Pupilli Architects
Back-of-House Renovation Makes This Courtyard House an All-Seasons Home
Alterations to the rear of this house to draw in green vistas, sunlight and cooling breezes making the most of the weather year-round.
Warrandyte House by Alexandra Buchanan Architecture
This House Cascades Down River Bank on Beautiful But Difficult Site
A Melbourne home designed by Alexandra Buchanan Architecture creates a cascade of contemporary family living spaces in a bushfire area.
Tinderbox House by Breathe Architects
Dramatic Colours and Materials Transform an Inner-Melbourne Pad
Using the colours of an 18th Century fire starting kit as inspiration, Breathe Architecture create a dramatic inner-city space.
Dulwich Hill House by CplusC Architectural Workshop
A Fun, Kid-Friendly Home for a Family with Four Children Under Four
A sculptural timber pod conceals the bathroom and laundry, allowing the living area to flow seamlessly into the garden on two sides.
Waratah Bay House by Hayne Wadley Architecture
The Glazed Brick Facade at This Beach House is Inspired By Escher
Designed to sit long and low and recede into the landscape, this beach house still incorporates enough fun to make it a stand out.
Tempe House by Eoghan Lewis Architects
Historic Sandstone Cottage Shows Off Refined Contemporary Addition
This understated addition to an historic sandstone cottage is designed to age and weather gracefully to fit into its surrounds.
Sixel Miller Cottage by Durbach Block Jaggers Architects
Building a New Home in a Heritage Area is Sure to Be a Challenge...
Despite strict heritage controls and a tight site, Durbach Block Jaggers Architects manage to deliver this charming and bright home.
Somers Beach House by March Studio
A Beachy Home for Both Everyday Living and Weekend Population Swells
Everyone loves to get away to the beach for the weekend, luckily this house can accomodate all of the extended friends and family.
The Kite by Architecture Architecture
Homes and Kite-Shaped Don't Often Go Together But It Works Here
'I want it to be kite-shaped' said no potential homeowner ever. And yet with this unusual site, a kite-shaped plan works well.
Hoddle House by Freadman White Architects
If These Walls Could Talk They'd Tell You Their Cost-Saving Secret...
Rather than demolish and rebuild the rear 1970s addition to this home, the architect incorporated the walls into new, thicker walls.
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