Lunchbox Architect featured project archives

August 2019

Clifton Hill Terraces by Field Office Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

Eco-townhouses Are Effectively Off-grid in the Middle of the City

When you think of an off-grid house you typically imagine a remote cabin in the bush, but these eco-townhouses tell a different story.

Elphin House by Julie Firkin Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Huge Door and Custom Screen Help This Living Area Embrace the Garden

Embracing the garden with a huge double-height space, 7 metre-wide door and patterned screen which fills the home with dappled shade.

Lucky House by Kuzman Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

Third Time Lucky? It Might Have Taken Three Goes But It Was Worth It!

Three distinct options and three years later they settled on a design, but when you're building forever, take the time to get it right!

Cressy Road House by H2o Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Here's a Very Apropos Addition to a Heritage Bluestone Farmhouse

This addition to a historic bluestone farmhouse doesn't match the original building, but it pays its respects in its own way...

Preston I by Irons McDuff Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

Peeling Back the Old Layers Reveals a New Story for This Home

Revealing the layers beneath this dilapidated home helps to blend old and new, weaving a rich story from the home's existing fabric.

Rose House 2 by Baracco and Wright Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

It Might Look Like a Single Home, But Looks Can Be Deceiving

A home for a couple and a separate home for their adult children. Plus it's on a very public, very tricky triangular site!

Hart House by Casey Brown Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

This Modern Australian Beach House Feels Like It's Floating on Water

This stunning modern Australian beach house has a whole wall of glass, taking in spectacular views of the beach and headland beyond.

His & Her House by FMD Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

They Both Had a Home Designed by the Same Architect: Perfect Match?

When a couple who both have homes designed by the same architect get married, their new home together is bound to be adventurous!

Glebe Red by Benn & Penna Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

New Additions Transform This Terrace Into a Multi-generational Home

New living areas and a backyard studio centred around a landscaped courtyard make this home perfect for current and future generations.

Cloud House by Akin Atelier (via Lunchbox Architect)

Designed Around a Central Courtyard, This Home Maximises Light

With numerous facets to bounce light around the home, Cloud House feels like living in a cloud surrounded by beautiful, diffused light.

Apollo Bay House by Dock4 Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

New Spaces Draped Around an Original Cedar-lined Shack Like a Tent

A new asymmetrical frame encloses the original shack, wrapping new living areas all around to take advantage of the views.

Bowden Bajko House by Davis + Davis Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

A Dramatic Brick Colonnade Links and Defines New Spaces in This Reno

These owners didn't want a 'generic open-plan box'. Instead, a series of interconnected rooms are linked by a dramatic brick colonnade.

Escher House by MacCormick & Associates Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

An Escher-inspired Stair Makes Living in 4 Storey Terrace More Fun

When you have to hike up and down stairs all day, they may as well be fun! A new stair brings light and novelty to this home.

Stradbroke Dual Occupancy by Graham Anderson Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Clever Siting of Two Beach Houses Allows Both Homes the Best View

Running the two homes perpendicular to the street allows this dual occupancy design to maximise views and maintain privacy.

Bill and Kate's House by Potter&Wilson (via Lunchbox Architect)

Impressive Two-storey Addition Peeks Over the Top of This Bondi Home

A new two-storey addition transforms Bill and Kate's home, connecting it to the backyard and creates dramatic interior spaces.

Balmain Rock House by Benn & Penna Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

A Dramatic Concrete and Brick Addition to an Old Sandstone Cottage

Emulating the solidity of the original 150-year-old cottage, this concrete and brick addition is sure to be around in another 150 years!

Bronte House by Archer Office (via Lunchbox Architect)

Blurring Boundaries Creates Outdoor Rooms and Indoor Gardens

In spite of a narrow block, this home expands its interior to the edge of the site, blurring the line between indoors and outdoors.

Machiya House by Downie North Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Clever Renovation to a Small, Corner Site in a Heritage Area

This home defies its tight site by using screening and careful window placement to grab light and views without exposing itself.

Triangle House by Robeson Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Triangle House Proves Odd-shaped Blocks Deserve Love, Too

Trying to fit a home on a tight, triangular block with a busy street on one side and an easement on the other: crazy or brilliant?

(Gr)ancillary Dwelling by Crump Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

(Gr)ancillary Dwelling is Far From Your Average Granny Flat...

An incredible home for a much-loved grandmother allows her to live independently (but close by). It's better than a retirement village!

Mid-century Modern House by Elaine Richardson Architect (via Lunchbox Architect)

This Extension Is Far From Typical: For One, It's at the Front!

An addition to the front is just one of the atypical parts of this project full of surprises and innovative solutions.

Paddington Two Rooms by Graham Anderson Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Two Rooms, One Indoor and the Other Outdoor, But What a Difference!

A simple, two-room addition radically transforms the feeling and liveability of this previously dark, introverted home.

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