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Monolith House by Rara Architecture
A Home Designed for Light and Family, Not 'The Market'
When you need to fit a lot onto a small block, forget market expectations and look for light and functionality to suit your family.
Project M by Studio 15b
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
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
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
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
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.
YEOVIL by David Barr Architect
YEOVIL: A SIPS and OSB, ESD Extension. But What Does it All Mean?
A deceptively simple and elegant addition which could be considered a prototype for sustainable, affordable homes.
Yarraville House by Techne Architecture + Interior Design
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
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
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
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
'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
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
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
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
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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