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Big Little House by Nic Owen Architects
Big Little House is a Modest but Light-Filled Terrace Extension
When a family of four decide to renovate their terrace on a tiny site, some big ideas need to be packed into a little space.
Enmore House by Amrish Maharaj Architect
This Home Hides a Secret Which Transforms the Previously Dark Terrace
Many old terraces are dark and pokey, but thanks to a tricky secret behind those doors, this terrace is now light, bright and spacious.
Double Terrace House by Rob Kennon Architects
Double Terrace House: Two Adjacent Terrace Homes Become One…
Behind these unassuming terraces' heritage facades is an unexpectedly modern home blurring the boundaries between two once separate houses.
Long Courtyard House by Scale Architecture
Long Courtyard House Challenged the Typical Terrace Configuration
Long Courtyard House reorients the typical courtyard to the side of the house to bring in North light and create indoor/outdoor living.
Henry Street House by Eugene Cheah Architecture
This Renovation Turns the Traditional Terrace Layout on its Head
Where a traditional terrace is dark and cellular this renovation finds light and open space, creating an addition of contrasts.
House McBeath by Tribe Studio
House McBeath a Tiny Terrace Gets a Modern Partner
A tiny terrace is transformed thanks to a new neighbouring addition that compliments and contrasts the original.
Paddington Terrace by Tom Mark Henry
Attention to Detail Creates a Home That Can Age Gracefully
A detailed but classic palette, combined with expert attention to detail helps Paddington Terrace age gracefully as its family grows.
Walter Street Terrace by David Boyle Architect
A Beautiful Warm Home is Carved Out of a Tight Block with No Views
Like a giant three dimensional puzzle this home defies its tight block with no views, houses on each side and a high wall to the north.
Bridport Residence by Matt Gibson Architecture
Bridport Residence Addresses the Need for More Informal Living
Bridport Residence extension grabs northern light and creates a quiet safe haven to the rear of the property.
Bellevue Terrace Extension by Philip Stejskal Architects
Bellevue Terrace Extension: Flexible Indoor/Outdoor Living
A versatile multi-functional extension can become completely open to the outdoors, or close down for protection from the elements.
Kelvin House by FMD Architects
Terrace Reorganised to Create More Open Living and Embrace the Sun
Kelvin House is refurbished to create a new open plan living area while a new deck creates better access to the north light.
Tang House by 4site Architecture
Tang House: Terrace Renovation Takes Advantage of Every Nook and Cranny
Tang House is a compact but thoughtful terrace extension that utilizes every nook and cranny to create a versatile home that defies its size.
Port Melbourne House by Pandolfini Architects
Narrow Terrace Hides Several Space-defying Surprises
A double-height space. An internal courtyard. A huge skylight. All tricks to create a sense of space hidden behind a narrow terrace.
Alexandria House 2 by Pivot
Alexandria House 2: A Terrace Remake Draws No Distinction Between Inside and Outside
At Alexandria House 2 full height glazing and louvers let the house breathe and skylights are used strategically to maximise natural light…
Carlton Terrace by Windust Architects x Interiors
A Dark Terrace Follows the Light at the End of the Tunnel
It's a tale as old as time: dark, dank terrace seeks space and light. And yet architects are still finding new ways to tell the story.
Darlinghurst Terrace by Nettleton Architects
Darlinghurst Terrace: Heritage House Renovated for Sustainability
Old terrace houses are not the most efficient beasts. But this Darlinghurst terrace renovation proves you can have a terrace and aim for sustainability too.
Stevenson House by Danny Broe Architect
A Double Height Space Connects Old and New In This Renovated Terrace
This renovation shines with a light well bringing light deep into the house, bright red accents and pops of personality throughout...
Fitzroy Terrace by Welsh & Major Architects
Fitzroy Terrace Embraces Its Wrinkles – All 170 Years of Them
Fitzroy Terrace by Welsh & Major Architects works with the exiting layers of history. The house tells the story of its 170 years of occupation...
Lightbox House by Edwards Moore Architects
Lightbox House: Perforated Floor Not as Terrifying as It Sounds
Lightbox House by Edwards Moore Architects transforms a cramped and dark terrace into a light, bright wonder. Perforated floor, translucent ceiling and all.
Skylight Terrace by Josephine Hurley Architecture
Subterranean Living Space Transformed by a Huge Skylight
With low ceilings and only the rear of this living area above ground level, this terrace needed something big to feel like a home...
Perforated House by Kavellaris Urban Design
Perforated House: A Modern Home That Celebrates Yesteryear's Charm...
Do you prefer the charm of traditional homes? But you also like to have a modern kitchen, spacious rooms, and open plan living areas. Perforated House proves you can have both — even if you build a new house from scratch.
Eyelid House by Fiona Winzar Architects
Eyelid House: From Dark Pokey Terrace to Generous Light-Filled Home
Turning this tight inner-city terrace into a light-filled, open-plan home for a family of five was a challenge. But was it a success?
Surry Hills House by Benn & Penna Architects
Indoors and Outdoors Blur Together to Maximise Space in Surry Hills
The entire ground floor of this house has become one continuous indoor/outdoor space thanks to a well conceived alteration and addition.
Bondi House by Fearns Studio
Bondi House Inner-City Home Gets a Timber Tube Extension
A renovation of a Victorian terrace house, the Bondi House was conceived as a first floor timber tube above a ground level brick box.
Courtyard House by Aileen Sage Architects
Innovative Courtyard House Replaces a Derelict Victorian-Era Home
A reinterpretation of a traditional terrace home keeps council happy, while a series of courtyards inject life into the home.
Stick House by PHOOEY Architects
This House Overcomes the Sticky Issue of Building Over the Backyard…
By replacing space lost to the renovation with a roof deck, Stick House ensures not a millimetre of outdoor space is sacrificed.
20 April 2018
Dark and Dingy to Big and Bright: 7 Terrific Terrace Renovation Ideas
Terrace renovations are a challenge. How do you get light and a sense of space into a narrow block with neighbours all around?
Carlton Cloister by MRTN Architects
A North Facing Cloister Connects This Terrace to New Master Bedroom
Dealing with poor orientation this North-facing cloistered space acts as circulation and additional indoor/outdoor living space.
Quarry House by Hook Turn Architecture
Inspired by the Local Area Quarry House is All Bricks and 'Bluestone'
Brunswick has a rich history of bluestone quarries and brickworks. Quarry House updates a Victorian terrace with this history in mind.
Vader House by Andrew Maynard Architects
From the Outside, Vader House Seems Menacing. Inside It's Different
Vader House emerges from behind its high boundary wall to disrupt Fitzroy's typical roofline and breathe new life into this Victorian Terrace.
Project Nymph by Zen Architects
What If Your Home Felt More Like Living in a Garden?
This home takes advantage of its location near the Botanic Gardens to create a living area which feels like an extension of the garden.
Hawthorn House by Chan Architecture
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.
Light Corridor House by FIGR Architecture and Design
There Is an Abundance of Light at the End of This Quirky Tunnel
A dark tunnel transforms into a bright, open space at this Cremorne terrace which celebrates the transition from old to new.
Frame Terrace by mcmahon and nerlich
New Spaces Sit Above and Behind this Existing Heritage Building
Careful to leave much of this heritage building intact, the architects have created new spaces above and behind the existing home.
Double Life House by Breathe Architects
Double Life House is an Introverts' Retreat from an Extroverted World
If you're an introvert you'll know that the world we live in can be overwhelming at times. Sometimes you need somewhere to hideout...
Loft Apartment West Melbourne by Adrian Amore Architects
Butter Factory Loft: Walls So Curvaceous They Could Be Cut From Butter
This luxurious loft apartment is full of organic curves that could be carved from butter - appropriate because it occupies space in a former butter factory.
20 November 2015
The Week that Was - Urban Oasis Edition
This week we explored what is going on behind the picket fences and heritage facades of our inner city homes. As it turns out, the rears of our inner city homes are vastly different from the quaint postcard-perfect facades.
The Terrace by Thomas Winwood Architecture
Townhouse is a Taste of the '70s with a Mid-Century Modern Twist
This compact inner-city townhouse has been transformed from an unremarkable '70s era building into a timeless, light-filled home.
Curtain Cottage by Apparte Studio
This Is How You Transform a Tight and Dingy Terrace Without Extending
An architect, a builder, and a joiner walk into a dark and dingy terrace...
Bluestone Terrace Pavilion by
A Sunny Glass Box Helps This Bluestone Cottage Connect to the Garden
Owned by a landscape gardener, this 1880s bluestone cottage is now connected to the garden and full of natural light and sea breezes.
Stirling House by Mac-Interactive Architects
Rich Materially and Spatially, Stirling House is Fun From Every Angle
Dubbed 'The Ark', this child-friendly house has loads of character and a story to tell. It's the antithesis of a minimalist white box.
Brunswick House by Christopher Botterill Architect
Brunswick House: A New Perspective in an Eclectic Neighborhood
Brunswick House is restrained and space-efficient, but surprising spaces like a rooftop terrace provide a new perspective on its eclectic neighborhood.
Fitzroy Residence by Carr Design Group
Industrial Edged Sophistication Reflects Fitzroy's Past and Present
The renovation of this Fitzroy house marries two influences — a refined industrial aesthetic and traditional Victorian architecture.
Alfred House by Austin Maynard Architects
One Clever Idea Turned a Dodgy Little Light-Well into an Entire Garden
By building an extension at the end of a narrow site, Austin Maynard Architects created a courtyard instead of a typical light-well.
Bassett Road House by BOX Living
Bassett Road House: A Modular House With a Touch of Timber
A modular home constructed of engineered timber (instead of steel) is the perfect fit for a steel slope in New Zealand's seismic zone.
High House by Dan Gayfer Design
High House Reno Takes Light, Functionality and Space to New Heights
An extensive renovation of a Melbourne home gives the owners all the benefits of inner-city terrace living without the drawbacks.
Clifton Hill House by Field Office Architecture
Terrace Addition Creates a Light-filled Home and Studio for an Artist
By designing a new, open-plan addition to this heritage home, the owner has a light-filled space to inspire his creativity.
Butler House by Andrew Maynard Architects
Butler House: Stylish warehouse conversion in famous Fitzroy building
Nestled within the undulated roofline of Fitzroy’s famed MacRobertson building sits a warehouse conversion and roof terrace with a difference…
Bass Street Residence by B.E Architecture
Subtle Angles at Bass Street Residence Highlight the Home's Two Main Views
From distant water views to the nearby sculptural native trees, Bass Street Residence angles itself to take it all in…
Albert Park Terrace by Dan Webster Architecture
A Tight Site and Heritage Controls; Dealing With All the Constraints
Sometimes the constraints that can make a project more difficult end up creating something unique and wonderful.
Studio Garage by Krisna Cheung Architects
A Translucent Studio Creates a Soft Backdrop for an Inner City Yard
A garage and studio with seperate access from the laneway is a flexible and sensitive space at the rear of this inner-city terrace.
Cross Stitch House by FMD Architects
Cross Stitch House: Stitching Together the Past and the Present
FMD Architects have taken a tread from their client's brief and stitched the old and new together in this clever home extension, Cross Stitch House.
Dancing House by Craig Tan Architects
Step Inside a Home Inspired by Tranquil, Forested Clearings
Arranged around three courtyards, this new open-plan extension is a delightful counterpoint to the existing Californian Bungalow.
South Terrace Alterations and Additions by Philip Stejskal Architects
Light 'Funnels' Fix East-West Orientation at This Fremantle Renovation
Orientation is the best way to make your home feel light and bright. So what can you do when your home faces the wrong way?
23 November 2015
We're Closed for Renovations
We're revving our power-tools and hanging from our wrecking balls. We're renovating all this week, but we'll be back with a more spacious and flexible website next week. Until then, enjoy watching a GIF of a guy on jackhammer.
Peter Miglis House by Woods Bagot Architects
Peter Miglis House: A Renovation of Light, Space and Air
Architect Peter Miglis lists “light, space, and air” as the elements that form great architecture; he has incorporated all three into his own home.
'60s Modern by Jamison Architects
From '80s Dated to '60s Modern - Gold Coast Home Transformed
If you love '60s style, decor and art, you'll have to take a look at this swinging transformation on the Gold Coast.
My House (The Mental Health House) by Austin Maynard Architects
Can Your Home Help to Prevent (or Even Cure) Mental Health Problems?
This architect used the renovation of his home to improve his mental health and immunise himself and his family for the future.
Park Lane House by Kennedy Nolan Architects
Park Lane House Puts It All On Display
Unlike most renovations, Park Lane House isn't tucked away in a backyard -- it's out there for all to see.
Falconer Street Residence by Sonelo Design Studio
A Minimal Renovation Maximises the Connection to the Outdoors
A strong visual and physical connection to the garden is achieved without significantly altering this inner-city terrace.
Camelia Cottage by 4site Architecture
Camelia Cottage: Small House Extension Makes a Massive Impact
An extremely small house extension transforms a heritage cottage. You'll be surprised the difference clever planning and small addition makes to occupants.
Skyline House by Lachlan Shepherd Architects
A Home in a Bushfire-prone Area That Doesn't Feel Like a Bunker
The clever design for this challenging site allows the home to deal with the threat of bushfire, while still taking in the views.
House 6 by Welsh & Major Architects
House 6: A Tiny Pavilion's Enormous Impact to a Sydney Home
Despite only adding six square meters to this home, Welsh and Major's reconfiguration and tiny pavilion have made a dramatic difference.
Cubby House by Edwards Moore Architects
Cubby House: A Fun Little Hideaway for Sophisticated Adults
Edwards Moore Architects's Cubby House is a pint-sized apartment packed full of fun. A cubby house made not for kids, but for sophisticated adults.
Mills House by Austin Maynard Architects
Need Extra Storage? The Floor of this House is a Giant Cupboard!
Mills House eliminates bulky cupboards by converting the floor into storage space, leaving the entire width of the terrace for living.
Light Cannon House by Carter Williamson Architects
Light Cannon House: Sculpted Roof Draws Light Deep Into This Home
A previously dark terrace is transformed into a light and bright home with the help of some unusual 'light cannons'.
Clifton Hill House by Nic Owen Architects
Clifton Hill House: Heritage Cottage Gets Sustainable Renovation
An inner city Victorian cottage of heritage significance is renovated with contemporary design and sustainable building practices.
Cube House by Carr Design Group
A Stunning Light-Well Separates This Addition From the Original Home
Period ornamentation out the front, contemporary simplicity out the back. This home makes a beautiful transition from old to new.
Baker Street House by FGR Architects
Baker Street House Maximises a Tight Site With Glass and Double Height Spaces
A tight inner-city site is transformed with double height spaces and floor-to-ceiling, seamlessly connecting the indoors and outdoors.
Beyond House by Ben Callery Architects
What to Do When You Outgrow Your House but Love Your Neighbourhood?
Craving more space (and sun) and considering a move? Are you really better off uprooting your family and moving somewhere new?
Garden Wall House by Sarah Kahn Architect
A Recycled Brick Garden Wall Creates an Inner-City Sanctuary
By dividing a complicated inner-city block into a patchwork, a new home sits comfortably between heritage buildings and gritty laneway.
Northcote House 2 by Pleysier Perkins
A Medical Centre is Reimagined as a Modern Urban Home
Northcote House 2 is a three storey urban residence which utilises the existing shell of its former incarnation as a medical centre.
Loggia in Arcadia by Luigi Rosselli
Loggia in Arcadia is a Modern Interpretation of Traditional Style
Today, thanks to a modern addition, Arcadia bears its name proudly and a family enjoy the peace and pastoral happiness of its setting.
Cooper House by Sam Crawford Architects
A Tumble of Rooms in a 1980s Extension Becomes a Bright Living Area
A disorganised and poorly oriented extension to the rear of heritage listed home is reconfigured into a beautiful open-plan space.
Delta Cabin by AToT Architects
Delta Cabin: A Sophisticated Rural Retreat for Six Owners to Enjoy and Share
The Delta Cabin uses local materials which contrast with the natural surroundings, while still feeling warm and human.
Upside Down Back to Front House by Carter Williamson Architects
Upside Down Back to Front House Reflects How the Owners Actually Live
Too often homes dictate how we should live. Upside Down Back to Front House is different — a redesign suits how the owners really live.
South Melbourne House by Mitsuori Architects
This South Melbourne House Refurbishment Opens the Entire Ground Floor
Thanks to a clever refurbishment this South Melbourne House becomes a communal multi-zoned space in keeping with the family's desire to live and work together.
Dowel House by FMD Architects
Clerestory Skylight Becomes a Point of Focus Over the Dining Area
The use of humble timber dowel rods in various forms throughout this refurbishment serve a practical, decorative and unifying purpose.
Adelaide Terrace by vittinoAshe
Apartment Renovation Turns Out to be the Perfect Retirement Plan
In this woman's retirement plan? A desire to downsize and determination to age in graceful style in a city central apartment.
6 July 2018
5 Fireplace Ideas to Light a Spark in Your Imagination
Although there are more convenient ways to heat your home, there's nothing quite like sitting around a roaring fire, is there?
Neumannhaus by ITN Architects
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.
Rennie Street House by Architect Hewson
A House That Shows Us a Lean-to Can Be a Blessing, Not a Blight
Typically, a lean-to with a laundry and kitchen tacked on to the rear of an older home is the first thing to go in a reno. Not here...
Erskineville House by Andrew Burns Architects
Erskineville House: A light-well void creates a surprisingly generous sense of space
The narrow (3.9 meter) Erskineville House gets a spacious and light makeover thanks to a double height, multi-functional light-well.
The Crossing by Studio2 Architects
Sculptural Hilltop Home and Writer's Studio the Perfect Entertainer
New Zealand home and writer's studio fuses the look of rural farm buildings and the dramatic local landscape into one sculptural form.
Armadale House by Mitsuori Architects
A Discreet Addition Makes the Most of a Compact Site in Armadale
The Armadale House addition creates an open plan living area with a great connection to the garden, maximising the small site.
House Bruce Alexander by Tribe Studio
House Bruce Alexander Hides the Owner's Bicycle with Pulley System
A pulley system extending through the atrium of this House Bruce Alexander is designed so the owners can store bicycles and winch them out of view.
Middle Park House by Mitsuori Architects
Daily Life Feels More Like a Holiday at Middle Park House
Renovating an inner bayside family home to be flexible as the family grows and subtly remind the owners of time spent on beach holidays.
Bower House by Andrew Simpson Architects
Bower House Collects Elements to Remind the Owners of Their Past Homes
Normally we fill our homes with objects that remind us of our past. At Bower House, the house itself is made up of elements to remind the owners of their past.
Wakatipu Guest House by Team Green Architects
Wakatipu Guest House Offers a Simple and Relaxing Place to Retreat
Set in stunning surrounds Wakatipu Guest House is a two bedroom home that provides comfortable accommodation for up to eight people.
Cecil Street House by Chan Architecture
Laser Cut Screen Shields Addition and References Heritage Building
The lace-like screen protecting the rear of this home is a way to tie old and new together while also dealing with practicalities.
Port Melbourne House by Finnis Architects
Former Milkbar Now a Light-filled Family Home Among the Treetops
Floating above the original milkbar is a recently renovated pavilion which makes this unique family home feel like it's a treehouse.
Hoddle House by Freadman White Architects
If These Walls Could Talk They'd Tell You Their Cost-Saving Secret...
Rather than demolish and rebuild the rear 1970s addition to this home, the architect incorporated the walls into new, thicker walls.
Northern Rivers Beach House by Refresh Architecture
This Sustainable Beach House Appears to Hover Above the Ground
Designed in a flood-prone area, this modest, sustainable beach house touches the earth so lightly it appears to float!
Petersham Courtyard House by Adriano Pupilli Architects
Back-of-House Renovation Makes This Courtyard House an All-Seasons Home
Alterations to the rear of this house to draw in green vistas, sunlight and cooling breezes making the most of the weather year-round.
Murray by Foomann Architects
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.
Park Street Residence by B.E Architecture
New Life for a Victorian-Era House Fit for Multi-Generational Living
Reimagining a heritage home to fulfil the modern needs of three generations of the one family, highlighting its layered history.
May Grove House by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects
Modern, Low Maintenance, Inner City Pad for a Professional Couple
Home to a professional couple and Biggles the cat, this modern design aims to enhance the owners daily living experience. And succeeds.
11 May 2018
5 Sun-loving Extensions to Get You Through the Polar Vortex
If you're dealing with the polar vortex, you're probably feeling a little numb. Feel vicariously warmed by these 5 sunny extensions.
Brunswick House by Chan Architecture
How to Create a Modern, Flexible and Bright Space on a Narrow Block
Renovating an older, inner-city home comes with a peculiar set of challenges - how to make it seem bright and spacious when it's not.
Elgin Street Residence by Sonelo Design Studio
Simple Tricks Give This Compact Home the Illusion of Spaciousness
Your home doesn't need to be physically big to feel spacious. There are a few tricks to make your home feel larger than life.
Southern Outlet House by Philip M Dingemanse Architects
Southern Outlet House Dazzles Passersby on a Nearby Highway
A house inspired by 20th Century naval camouflage. There's something you don't hear everyday…
Nat's House by Studio Prineas
New Addition Steps Down Half a Level to Reunite House and Garden
Previously cut off from the backyard by a hefty level change, this new addition flows effortlessly between inside and out.
7 December 2018
Narrow Wins: 5 Ways to Deal with a Narrow Block
Dealing with a narrow block can be a challenge. But, as with any challenge, creative thinking can produce incredible results.
Balmain Sandstone Cottage by Carter Williamson Architects
Rejuvenating a Sydney Sandstone While Respecting its Heritage Value
One of Balmain's earliest homes, a humble sandstone cottage, is renovated to reveal its inherent beauty - revealing layers of history.
Claremont Residence by Keen Architecture
Love to Entertain? A Party at This House Can Spill Into the Courtyard
A home for entertainers who also travel a lot. Claremont Residence expands for parties or locks down when the owners are away.
Wall and Wall House by Dane Design Australia
Wall and Wall House Uses Rammed Limestone for Style and Substance
Rammed Limestone is the perfect material for Wall and Wall House — locally sourced, beautiful texture and natural colour and high thermal mass.
Bustle House by FMD Architects
This Old Victorian-era 'Lady' Gets a Modern Bustle Dress Makeover
The history and beauty of this old home are respected and celebrated by a bustle dress-inspired addition.
HOUSE House by Andrew Maynard Architects
HOUSE House: A Single Building Extends Two Houses
Two homes. Both owned by the same family. A new extension designed to flank the rear of both homes to provide extra space.
Bayside Residence by FMD Architects
Bayside Residence Proves You Can Have Form and Function
A bayside extension clad inside and out in timber battens blurs the functional and decorative.
Brickface by Austin Maynard Architects
The Newest House on the Street Looks Like It Could Be the Oldest
Thanks to recycled brick, this new studio looks like it could be the oldest building in this Richmond laneway.
Shallard House by Lat Forty Five
Shallard House Features a Living Area Suspended Above the Ground
A piece of engineering ingenuity, Shallard House's living area is suspended like a bridge to capture lake views and maintain privacy.
Five Courts House by Matthew Gribben Architecture
Five Courts House's Introverted Design Overcomes Its Gritty Site
The brick exterior of Five Courts House belies its light-filled interior which surrounds five courtyards arranged around the perimeter.
Dreamcatcher by Fiona Winzar Architects
Ugliest House in the Street Becomes a 'Dreamcatching' Family Home
A stainless steel net for growing deciduous vines wraps this narrow home, transforming it into a nest for vertical family living.
Fitzroy House by Julie Firkin Architects
A Series of Airy Spaces Cascade Down the Natural Slope of This Block
An eco-friendly, 7 star energy rated addition to an inner-city terrace feels bright, breezy and, importantly, comfortable year-round.
Tír na nÓg by Drew Heath Architects
Tír na nÓg: Jungle House Inspired by Angkor Wat Blurs Indoors and Outdoors
If you arrived at this house blindfolded, you might assume you were in a secluded jungle house. But you're actually just 3km from the heart of Sydney!
Hill End Ecohouse by Riddel Architecture
Hill End Ecohouse Reuses Materials from Existing Home
Hill End Ecohouse in Queensland is a new home constructed almost entirely from the house it replaced and a leader in sustainability…
North Fitzroy House by AM Architecture
North Fitzroy House: Contemporary Extension Makes No Apologies For Being New
An unashamedly modern extension manages to integrate old and new by putting a modern spin on materials and colors from the original home.
Binary House by Christopher Polly Architects
Contrasting Addition Complements a Sixties Yellow Brick Home
The good qualities of both old and new are highlighted by creating an addition which is the binary opposite of the original.
16 March 2018
WINTER IS COMING: How Not to Become a SAD, Translucent Shell of a Human
Some tips to help you survive winter for when you're designing your new home or renovation. Because SAD is not becoming on anyone.
Hawthorn East House by Chan Architecture
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.
Fitzroy North Addition by Nic Owen Architects
Fitzroy North Addition Defies Constraints for Affordable, Spacious Home
Tight site, stringent planning and heritage controls, and a difficult orientation -- Nic Owen Architects pull off the architectural equivalent of a miracle.
Blinco Street House by Philip Stejskal Architects
What Role Do Our Homes Play in Helping Us Recover and Reset?
Settling into regular life takes some adjustment for a fly-in-fly-out worker who spends a month away from home. This new home helps.
Ilma Grove by Andrew Maynard Architects
Ilma Grove House: A Heritage Home Looks Forward to a Sustainable Future
Ilma Grove is an extension to a heritage home in Northcote, Victoria. The extension provides more space and guarantees a sustainable lifestyle.
Moor Street Residence by Andrew Maynard Architects
Moor House: How Do You Create a Home in 4.5 Meters?
Moor House's family needed was a well designed renovation to provide space and privacy for their growing children. Oh, and all within just 4.5 meters width!