Elsternwick Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Elsternwick, a vibrant suburb in Melbourne, is known for its eclectic mix of culture, history, and modernity. This dynamic area is perfect for new homes and architectural renovations that reflect its urban character. Elsternwick’s lively streets are lined with historic terraces, contemporary apartments, and trendy cafes, offering diverse opportunities for architects to showcase their creativity. The suburb’s close proximity to the CBD, parks, and cultural attractions make it a highly desirable location for families and professionals. With its unique blend of old and new, Elsternwick provides an exciting canvas for innovative architectural projects that celebrate its vibrant spirit.

Homes from Elsternwick that have been previously featured on Lunchbox Architect

Sunken Courtyard House by Gestalten Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Sunken Courtyard House Partially Submerged to Fit Into Low-Lying Neighborhood

To make the most of a tiny site -- 10 x 15 meters -- amongst low lying neighbors this double story home was partially submerged.

Elsternwick House by Simon Couchman Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Elsternwick House: The Answer to a Heritage Issue is Black and White

A contemporary extension of this Elsternwick House is clad in contrasting dark zinc to draw a very deliberate line between new and old.

Murray by Foomann Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

This Elsternwick Home Delights on a Narrow, Tightly Constrained Block

In a suburb of houses three times its size this home makes the most of its narrow block and compact size by capturing views of the sky.

Project Elsternwick Extension by Modscape (via Lunchbox Architect)

Modern Addition Inspired by the Original Mid-century Modern Home

The owners of a mid-century home loved the qualities of their home but needed a modern addition to bring it into this century.

Elsternwick House by Merrylees Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

Do It Once, Do It Right: Elsternwick House Transformation

A stunning renovation that preserves heritage while embracing contemporary living.