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Great George by DAH Architecture
A Hotchpotch of Dilapidated Additions Cry Out for Some Attention
This family extended their Queenslander over the years, but something had to be done to pull it all together and make it liveable again.
River Room/Pavilion for S&P House by Shane Thompson Architects
A Small Living Pavilion Brings Owners Closer to the River
A pavilion surrounded by garden brings living closer to the river, creating an additional living space with incredible views.
Avoca Weekender by Architecture Saville Isaacs
Home Robust Enough for the Kids With Luxurious Touches For the Adults
This laid back holiday home is tough enough to cope with the kids yet luxurious: the perfect escape to create lifetime memories.
House 184 by Blank Canvas Architects
How to Make a Compact Workers Cottage on a Tight Block Feel Spacious?
When you've got a tight block, you need to use every square centimetre. That's how you make a compact home feel spacious.
Milroy Street by Megowan Architectural
From 'a Labyrinth of Purples and Yellows' to... This!
After removing walls and opening up both the internal space and to the outdoors, this home is virtually unrecognisable.
Mosman House by Annabelle Chapman Architect
Rear Addition Brings Light and Outdoor Living to This Federation Home
A new two-storey addition to the rear is transformational, bringing new light and life to this old, previously neglected home.
Canterbury Studio by McGann Architects
This Studio Shows Us What's Possible in Our Own Backyard...
With housing (un)affordability growing and our city limits bursting, this project shows us there's still space in the inner city.
Hidden House by Andrew Child Architecture
Hidden House: This Home Gives Little Away From the Street
A private, yet light-filled coastal home is the perfect fit for a retired couple, with plenty of room for visitors.
Fishley by Bryant Alsop
On a Block Just 5 Metres Wide, Space and Light Are the Main Challenges...
Bringing a sense of space and plenty of natural light to a narrow block is tough, but clever design and engineering make it possible.
Samurai Duplex by SG2 Design
This Duplex is Inspired By a Samurai and Japanese Architecture
A samurai's armour inspires the form and materials of this unique townhouse development, bringing a bit of Japan to the suburbs.
Waterloo Terrace by David Mitchell Architects
The Renovation of This Terrace Reuses Existing Materials in New Ways
Materials are reused in new and unusual ways in this renovation, instilling the home with unique personality - even the new parts!
Barton House by Julie Firkin Architects
Dramatic Timber Ceiling Soars Over This New Addition
The dramatic timber ceiling sails over new living spaces and outside, shading the home but retaining the best views.
HOH/ by PLY Architecture
From Faux Colonial to Minimal and Modern: Updated for Modern Living
A new opening with integrated seating transforms this home from dated colonial-style, to modern, minimal and cool. What a difference!
Flutter House by Stukel Architecture
Roofline of New Addition Extends Off Original Like a Fluttering Flag
A double-storey addition sensitively extends the original home, unfurling from the original roofline to create a light-filled home.
Brodecky House by Atlas Architects
Downsizer Creates New Home in the Backyard of Her Corner Block
Having lived in the area for 45 years, this downsizer was reluctant to leave. Instead, she built the perfect home in her backyard!
Box Hill North Townhouse by Inbetween Architecture
Are New Townhouses Ruining Your Neighbourhood? Here's One Solution...
These townhouses challenge the norm and prove you can develop suburban sites without ignoring the character of the neighbourhood.
Jacaranda House by SP Studio
Architect Reinterprets Queenslander for a Bright and Breezy Addition
Queenslander-style homes capture breezes and create shaded, naturally cool living spaces. This addition takes it to the next level.
Peekaboo House by
Peekaboo! This Addition Pops Over the Roof of The Original Home
To grab light without taking over the backyard, this addition pops its head over the original home, saying peekaboo to the street!
Hawthorn Villa by McManus Lew Architects
A Dated and Inward-looking Unit Transformed Into Modern Family Home
Instead of demolishing this unit, the architects reimagined it, transforming it into a modern and light-filled 3-bedroom home.
Folding Floor House by
Neighbourhood Inspiration Helps This New Kid on the Block Fit In
Inspired by a nearby converted factory, this home brings its own spin to the saw-tooth roofline and the inspiration doesn't stop there.
Muriel by Amrish Maharaj Architect
Creating Space for a Growing Family on Narrow, 3-metre Wide Site
An efficiently-planned rear addition to this narrow house creates space and light to grow a family without losing the home's charm.
Gavin Street Residence by POD (People Oriented Design)
How Much House Do You Need? How About the Least House Necessary?
This environmentally-considerate home is carefully planned to ensure it's compact yet spacious: the least house necessary.
CCO/ by PLY Architecture
Home Renovation in a Coastal Suburb Inspired by Interior of a Ship
With exposed structure and a galley-style kitchen, this renovation takes its cues from the economical and practical fit-out of a ship.
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