Lunchbox Architect featured project archives

September 2016

Project M by Studio 15b (via Lunchbox Architect)

A Home That's Been In the Family for Generations Gets a Lift

After a series of ad-hoc alterations, this long-time family home was in need of a major overhaul - it was raised, built-in and under.

MegaTower by Thom Craig Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Former Site of a Public Toilet Becomes a High Tech Tower for Living

In Christchurch, a city still recovering from a devastating series of earthquakes, many are rethinking how they use their public space.

Seddon House by OSK Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

From Disused Inner-City Car Park to a Compact Family Home

From the street this modern take on the other single storey cottage in the neighbourhood. But things get interesting quickly...

Shakespeare Street Alterations and Additions by Philip Stejskal Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Continuous Ribbon of Cabinetry is a Functional Way to Tie Old and New

Within this alteration and addition a ribbon of cabinetry touches every room and brings functionality and cohesion to old and new.

Hip & Gable House by Architecture Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

Hip & Gable House: When the Roof is More than Just a Roof

New pitched roofs continue the style of the original home, but are reinterpreted based on the function of the rooms and need for light.

Yarraville House by Techne Architecture + Interior Design (via Lunchbox Architect)

If You're an Entertainer, This House Has Been Designed for You!

A new-found connection to the yard and pool, wine storage that's decorative yet practical and integrated seating throughout...

'60s Modern by Jamison Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

From '80s Dated to '60s Modern - Gold Coast Home Transformed

If you love '60s style, decor and art, you'll have to take a look at this swinging transformation on the Gold Coast.

Rosanna House by Nest Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Pokey 1960s Home Gets a Much-Needed 21st Century Reboot

This considered addition capitalises on good qualities of the home and fixes the less than ideal. What can be saved in your addition?

residence:armw by buck&simple (via Lunchbox Architect)

This Anti-Addition Actually Reduces the Home by 10 Square Metres

Even after a reduction in total size, this renovation works better than the previous cluster of poorly considered renovations.

Box Lite Corrondella by BOX Living (via Lunchbox Architect)

'Your House Is Like a Box' Can No Longer Be Considered an Insult...

A young Wellington couple with a modest budget and small and challenging block chose a Box™ design-build for their first home.

Bonita Room by Irving Smith Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

This Addition Was Architect's Gift for His Daughter's 13th Birthday

A small addition and internal reconfiguration of a '60s home designed by a renowned New Zealand architect makes it fit for a family.

Victorian Workers Cottage Addition by Danny Broe Architect (via Lunchbox Architect)

Modern Bay Window Creates a Space to Sit and Linger Outside

Rather than bifold doors, the rear of this house has a window seat with opening bifold windows to create an indoor/outdoor space.

Journey House by Nic Owen Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

A House Where the Journey is More Interesting than the Destination

Old and new are connected by a black tunnel with no end immediately in sight. But there is a light-filled end to this tunnel.

Kurnell House by Dunn and Hillam Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Sustainability-Minded House for an Average Family With a Lot of 'Stuff'

It takes a lot of 'stuff' to run a family. Just because you're interested in sustainability doesn't mean you need to go without...

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