Lunchbox Architect featured project archives

September 2019

Galv Mountain House by OOF! Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

An Addition Pops Out of the Roof to Secure the Future of This Home

The clever addition has been sliced and diced to deal with all the constraints of the site, but it guarantees light, space and views.

Sustainable House Annandale by Day Bukh Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Get the Basics Right to Make Your Home As Sustainable As Possible

If you focus on the basics first in sustainable house design, everything else becomes a bonus and your reduce greenwashing overwhelm.

Alexandria House 5 by Pivot (via Lunchbox Architect)

Terrace House Totally Reimagined, but Traces of Its Past Remain

A total rebuild of this terrace house was required, but glimpses of its history are exposed throughout the house.

Victoria Gardens House by Lucy Clemenger Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Modern Two-storey Addition Embraces the Park to the Rear of This Home

Making the most of the site's assets, this new addition overlooks the lush park behind the home to stunning effect.

Fitzroy Lane House by Kennedy Nolan Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

You Won't Believe the Home They Created in This Narrow Laneway

It's difficult to imagine how this tight block in a laneway could become a functional and spacious home and office, but they did it!

Seachange House by Solomon Troup Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Real-life Seachange Gives Retirees a Chance to Create a New Lifestyle

These retirees packed up their life in Western Victoria to move to Barwon Heads. What lifestyle would you want out of a seachange?

Wickham Point House by Arcke Architecture and Interior Design (via Lunchbox Architect)

Beach House Renovation Has a Minimalist Touch But Maximalist Results

Can you have too many beds at a family beach house? A reno retains the character of this beloved beach house but maximises flexibility.

Aquas Perma Solar Firma House by CplusC Architectural Workshop (via Lunchbox Architect)

Urban Farming is Just the Beginning at the Sustainable Inner-city Home

Imagine if all our inner-city homes were eco-friendly urban farms: what a difference we could make! Here's what that might look like...

Staley Apartment by Tan Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

What Happens When We Let Go of the Buy, Rent, Flip Mentality?

Creating a family home requires more than a coat of paint and some pretty cushions. It requires good design and long-term thinking.

Light House by LAYAN Architects + Designers (via Lunchbox Architect)

What Would the Director of a Lighting Company's Home Look Like?

Sadly lighting is an afterthought in many homes, but not here: a special lighting system demonstrates the potential of lighting design.

Fitzroy North House by MMAD Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

You'd Never Guess What's Behind This Facade (But That's the Point)

Ultimately council agreed to let them make some changes behind this heritage facade, convinced no one on the street would be the wiser.

60s Revamp by Utz-Sanby Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

A 60s House Renovation Draws Inspiration From the Original Home

This 1960s home originally designed by Peter Johnson is updated to take advantage of its location without losing what makes it special.

Paddington House by Porebski Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Budget-saving Becomes a Blessing at a Paddington Terrace Renovation

Like a tiny, irritating grain of sand creating a lustrous pearl, sometimes a projects' constraints lead to the most charming solutions.

Elemental House by Ben Callery Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Off-grid Retreat Takes in Views of a Stunning But Hostile Landscape

Sitting on an exposed hilltop, this off-grid retreat deals with a hostile landscape, but it's worth the effort for that view...

King George by Robeson Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

The Challenges (and Rewards) of Renovating a Heritage House

Renovating a heritage house the right way means you can enjoy the benefits of a modern home while respecting the house's history.

Camperdown Warehouse by Archer Office (via Lunchbox Architect)

From Rolls Royce Factory to the Rolls Royce of Warehouse Conversions

If you've ever harboured an urge to live in a trendy inner-city warehouse conversion, be prepared to have some feelings about this...

Yarraville Light House by ROAM Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Narrow Block? This Home Design Offers a Clever Solution...

How do you get sun, light and a sense of space when your block is only 6 metres wide? This home has some solutions for narrow blocks.

Wistow House by Mountford Williamson Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

The Simple Life: House Designed for an Acreage; Robust, yet Elegant

Looking for a simpler lifestyle and to indulge their passion for horses, this modern home for their acreage is perfection.

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