Hawthorn Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Homes from Hawthorn that have been previously featured on Lunchbox Architect

Hawthorn House by Chan Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

Hawthorn House Embraces the Challenge of Renovating a Terrace

Renovating and extending a typical Victorian terrace always poses a unique set of challenges. Hawthorn House exceeds those challenges.

Prefab Hawthorn Studio by Third Skin (via Lunchbox Architect)

A Prefab Detached Studio in Hawthorn Adds Limitless Flexibility

Parents' retreat, teen hideaway, granny flat or rental earner — the function of this self contained extension can change over time.

Hawthorn Residence by Alexandra Buchanan Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

Single Fronted Hawthorn Residence Gets a Bright Two Story Extension

Even with close neighbours, carefully positioned skylights and double-height spaces make this home feel private, bright and spacious.

Hawthorn East House by Chan Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

A Typical English Cottage Style House is Transformed Into Modern Home

A series of separate, disconnected rooms are transformed by a central, open planned living space that maximises north light.

Hawthorn Solar Extension by Habitech Systems (via Lunchbox Architect)

New Solar Extension Designed to Power the Whole House

A rear extension takes advantage of a North-facing backyard to connect to the garden and generate electricity for the whole house.

Park Cottage by Bryant Alsop (via Lunchbox Architect)

An Unexpectedly Colourful and Playful Addition to a Heritage Home

From the heritage facade you'd never expect to find this light-filled, colourful and playful home which spills into the backyard.

Neumannhaus by ITN Architects (via Lunchbox Architect)

Backyard Extension Takes its Cues from Nearby Buildings and Garages

This light-filled extension has an industrial feel to it thanks to using the mix of nearby garages and light industry as inspiration.

Hawthorn Studio by Habitech Systems (via Lunchbox Architect)

New Studio Builds Future Flexibility Into This Hawthorn Home

A studio connected to the main house by a decked walkway creates maximum flexibility (and reduces renovation stress) for this family.

Lawes Street Extension by Habitech Systems (via Lunchbox Architect)

What You Can Do to Rectify a 1980s Brown Brick Atrocity

The '80s was responsible for numerous crimes against taste (but some pretty fabs music). What can you do to right some of those wrongs?

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.

Open House by MODO Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

You've Heard of a Home Addition, But What About a Subtraction?

Would you be game to renovate and reduce the size of your home? This design proves it's not always more space you need, after all.

Robinson Road House by Chan Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

New England-style Home Needed an Addition to Complement Not Copy

An addition to this period home sits comfortably alongside the original, oriented to catch the light and open up the backyard.

Tandem House by Fiona Drago Architect (via Lunchbox Architect)

These down-sizers wanted a modern home in a walkable neighbourhood...

Moving from their large family home where the kids grew up, this family opted for a modern home closer to the things they love.

Grace Park House 2.0 by POLYstudio (via Lunchbox Architect)

Addition to Queen Anne-style house creates modern, light-filled home

A new two-storey addition reorients this home to garden and the sun, creating a light-filled living space for everyone to enjoy...

Auburn Residence, Hawthorn East by Chan Architecture (via Lunchbox Architect)

A renovation and extension of a heritage house reorients the home...

This beautiful double-fronted home in a heritage precinct of Hawthorn East is renovated and extended for 21st century living...