Lunchbox Architect featured project archives

July 2021

Windsor Castle by Antarctica (via Lunchbox Architect)

Unique Cladding Makes Living in This Home Like Living in a Greenhouse

Half greenhouse, half barn; despite being in a dense inner suburb, this home means it feels like it could be in the country!

Bimbadeen House by Lachlan Shepherd Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

You'd Never Know How Close the Neighbours Are in This Bush Hideaway

A clever design captures bush views and sunlight and turns away from the neighbours so you feel like you're in a world of your own...

North South House by Preston Lane Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

A Sustainable and Energy-efficient Home in Spite of Tricky Orientation

Getting light into living areas with a south-facing backyard is tricky. Here it's handled elegantly for an efficient and bright home.

Kingsford House by GSBN Studio (via Lunchbox Architect)

Extending the Original Roofline Creates Stunning Cathedral Ceilings

Wanting a place to entertain friends and family, this new addition creates a grand living area overlooking the garden

Castray Apartment by Field Labs (via Lunchbox Architect)

Ply and Steel Joinery Items Turn This Heritage Warehouse into a Home

This heritage warehouse has been sensitively transformed into a home with the careful insertion of joinery units to divide the space.

Ripple House by FMD Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

A Series of New Spaces Unfurl From Single-fronted Victorian Cottage

Far from the classic box-like addition, a series of unique spaces unfurl from the rear of the cottage, opening up to light and garden.

Surry Hills Terrace by CO-AP (via Lunchbox Architect)

Terrace Transformed Without Extending the Footprint of the Home

A series of expert moves brings in more light, improves livability and connects this terrace to its courtyard all without extending.

GER/ by PLY Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

Clever Design Brings Light Into the Heart of this Bungalow

Bungalows are charming homes, but they tend to be dark. This addition finds a way to bring light into the depths of this bungalow.

Fibro House by Adam Dettrick Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Fibro Beach House Reboot Creates a Sustainable and Affordable Home

When thinking about how to create a sustainable and affordable home, the 1960s-era fibro beach shack was the perfect inspiration...

Longueville House by Vanessa Wegner Architect (via Lunchbox Architect)

A Modern Take on the Verandah Creates a Connection to the Garden

The front verandah of this Californian Bungalow is reinterpreted at the rear of the home to create a shady outdoor living space.

Pop Up House by Fabric Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

1970s-era Red Brick Home Completely Transformed by Modern Renovation

Not that you'd know it now, but this sleek, modern-Japanese-inspired home was once a tired '70s brick pad and what a transformation!

Flinders Addition by Michael McManus Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Charred Timber Creates a New BAL-12.5 Wing for This Country Home

To create space for the kids as they grow, this new bedroom wing sits beautifully in the landscape and meets BAL requirements.

Brighton East House by Ansari Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

A Quirky Fireplace Becomes the Focal Point of This Modern Renovation

The owners would have ripped this out-of-place fireplace out if they'd had their way, but it's become the centrepiece of this reno...

Little Maggie by ROAM Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Little Maggie: The Perfect Sunny Addition to this Weatherboard Cottage

Creating a light-filled addition where the garden and outdoor spaces feel like an extension of the living areas for year-round use.

Stepping House by Rob Henry Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

A Mid Century-inspired Home Designed to Work Well With the Landscape

On a tricky, but naturally beautiful battle-axe site, this home celebrates its assets and minimises its drawbacks.

OURHOUSEWANDAL by Design + Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

This Clever Home Manages to Feel Spacious and Comfortable on a Budget

Designed with sustainability, low maintenance and natural ventilation in mind, this is a low-budget family home with a difference...

U House by C.Kairouz Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Is a Light-filled House With a South-facing Backyard Possible?

Creative ways to bring more light into the home, even when the backyard doesn't get much sun, makes this home light-filled and airy.

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