Adelaide South Australia, Australia

Adelaide, the capital of South Australia, is a vibrant city known for its cultural festivals, stunning parklands, and diverse architecture. This dynamic metropolis is perfect for new homes and renovations that reflect modern urban living. The city’s blend of historic buildings, contemporary apartments, and leafy suburbs provides endless opportunities for architects to create innovative designs. Adelaide’s Mediterranean climate and outdoor lifestyle are key considerations in residential projects, with an emphasis on sustainability and indoor-outdoor living. As one of Australia’s most livable cities, Adelaide offers a wealth of possibilities for new homes and renovations that cater to a variety of lifestyles and preferences.

Homes from Adelaide that have been previously featured on Lunchbox Architect

Bridge House by Max Pritchard Architect (via Lunchbox Architect)

Bridge House Touches the Earth Lightly -- Literally and Figuratively

Bridge House takes full advantage of a naturally stunning site, straddling a creek bed and touching the earth lightly environmentally and physically.

A Collection of Spaces by Jon Lowe Architect (via Lunchbox Architect)

Low Cost, Eco-Friendly 'Collection of Spaces' Transform Worker's Cottage

A Collection of Spaces new spaces arranged around two courtyards revitalises a traditional worker's cottage without compromising its historical significance.

Lochiel Park Courtyard Home by TS4 Living (via Lunchbox Architect)

An Energy Efficient Home Designed for its Owners to Age-in-Place

With an ageing population our homes must be designed to allow us to live in them as long as possible. This house shows us how.

48 Carlisle by Sans-Arc Studio (via Lunchbox Architect)

Exploring What a Modern Australian Home Should Look (and Feel) Like

What happens if you take historic Adelaide housing and give it a modern, considered and environmentally conscious twist?

Pix Residence by Sans-Arc Studio (via Lunchbox Architect)

This Light-Filled, Happy Addition Pays Homage to the Sun

This new living space is a sun-lover. Turning to face the sun, it is also a fun and happy space, not to mention a cost-saver.

LBK by PLY Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

A Modern, Light-filled Extension to the Rear of a Heritage Home

The new living area of this heritage home captures glimpses of the sky and opens seamlessly to the outdoors.

CABN by CABN (via Lunchbox Architect)

CABN Lets You Try Out Tiny House Living for Yourself

Could you live in a tiny house? CABN, an Australian tiny house tucked away in the Adelaide Hills, gives you a test drive (stay).

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.

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!

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.

MLY/ by PLY Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

Addition Compressed Into a Tight Backyard Proves What's Possible

This space-defying addition proves just because you don't have a lot of space to extend doesn't mean you can't make a big impact.

SON/ by PLY Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

This Addition Nestles In Comfortably Next to the Existing Bungalow

By using similar colours, materials and proportions as the original home without copying it, this addition fits in effortlessly.

LVL/ by PLY Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

A Modern Pavilion Is the Perfect Complement to This Heritage Home

Full of light and opening onto the pool and outdoor area, this modern pavilion is the perfect addition to this heritage home.

ALB/ by PLY Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

Beach House Maximises the Views Despite a Narrow Frontage

Some clever solutions mean even a home on a long, narrow block can capture scenic, wraparound views of the ocean.

SKY/ by PLY Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

A Modern Home Filled with Character, Sun, Air and Sky Views

Modern homes can be criticised for lacking character, but modern doesn't need to equal sterile.

NTH/ by PLY Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

Addition Expands This Home in Search of Light and Access to the Yard

An addition which doesn't overshadow the original heritage house, but improves the home's spaciousness, access to light and the yard.

Wild House by Jon Lowe Architect (via Lunchbox Architect)

Inner-city Maisonette Transformed Thanks to New Living Space

A new 60 square metre addition creates a bright and modern living space for this inner-city home.

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.

Poppy's House by Northern Edge Studio (via Lunchbox Architect)

Updating a Modernist Home Without Losing Its Character

Damp-ridden, cold and leaking, this 1960s home needed a revamp. Luckily, a sensitive approach retains the home's unique character.