Lunchbox Architect featured project archives

July 2019

Great George by DAH Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

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 (via Lunchbox Architect)

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 (via Lunchbox Architect)

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 (via Lunchbox Architect)

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 (via Lunchbox Architect)

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 (via Lunchbox 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 (via Lunchbox Architect)

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 (via Lunchbox Architect)

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 (via Lunchbox Architect)

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 (via Lunchbox Architect)

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 (via Lunchbox Architect)

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 (via Lunchbox Architect)

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 (via Lunchbox Architect)

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 (via Lunchbox Architect)

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 (via Lunchbox Architect)

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 (via Lunchbox Architect)

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 (via Lunchbox Architect)

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 Native Design Workshop (via Lunchbox Architect)

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 (via Lunchbox Architect)

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 Crosshatch (via Lunchbox Architect)

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 (via Lunchbox 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) (via Lunchbox Architect)

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 (via Lunchbox Architect)

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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