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Architecture

Victorian Homes

Architecture

A Thoughtful Transformation Of A Worker’s Cottage In Richmond

A 'periscope' and clever space-saving joinery enhance this Richmond worker's cottage transformed by Architecture Architecture.

Architecture

A Surprising Extension To A Family Home On A Small Block

C.Kairouz Architects have maximised this Edwardian cottage, creating new spaces in surprising places - like the netted canopy above the livi...
Christina Karras

Sustainable Homes

A Relocated Edwardian Home Gets A Sustainable Second Chance

Developers Melbourne Vernacular relocated and transformed this Melbourne home into a liveable, 7-star abode in Woodend.
Christina Karras

Architecture

A Timeless Renovation Incorporating Three Eras Of Design History

The Autumn House by Studio Bright unites a Victorian terrace with its 1980s renovation by architect Mick Jörgensen, in one contemporary des...

Architecture

A Thoughtful Northcote Renovation Brings Family Together With An Open Backyard Kitchen

Fireside House by Breathe architects draws on the homeowners' upbringing in the country, and their love of spending time outdoors by the fir...
Christina Karras

Architecture

An Architect’s Own Tranquil, Terrazzo-Filled Home

Melbourne architect Lisa Breeze is the master of taking unremarkable homes and making them unique - including her own family home in Northco...

Architecture

A ‘Folding’ Edwardian Home, Designed To Maximise Natural Light

Alterations and additions by Timmins + Whyte Architecture + Design have improved this Edwardian home in Abbotsford, 10 fold!

Architecture

An Intriguing Northcote Home Clad In White Pickets

This Northcote abode is taking the idea of the family home with a white picket fence to a whole new level, after an innovative makeover by A...
Christina Karras

Architecture

An Extraordinary Reworking Of An Edwardian Home

An Edwardian home entirely reworked for light, flow, and garden connections by Figr Architecture in Brighton, Melbourne.

Architecture

Before + After: See A Victorian House Completely Restored After Fire

An incredibly fire damaged Victorian house in Hawthorn, brought back to life by Robson Rak.

Architecture

A Classic Victorian Terrace, Reimagined As Three Light-Filled Pavilions

A series of mews-like buildings designed by Matt Gibson Architecture + Design have expanded this Fitzroy home for added light, air and space...

Architecture

A Quietly Robust Brunswick Home That Fits Together Like A Puzzle

Brunswick House is a quietly robust project by Placement Studio, utilising joinery that fits together like a puzzle to cleverly define rooms...

Architecture

An Equally Practical + Aspirational Family Home

A transformed St Kilda West home by Lucy Clemenger Architects, that takes advantage of its park-side site.

Architecture

This Inner-City Melbourne Home Unfolds Like A Garden Path

A remarkable Melbourne home that references the mountain ranges of rural New Zealand, and the beaches of South Australia - by Architecture A...

Architecture

A Spacious Renovation That Makes The Most Of Every Inch

Built-in furniture has unlocked the potential of this Victorian home renovation in Fitzroy North by Architecture Architecture.

Architecture

A Modernised Melbourne Edwardian + Lush 'No Lawn' Garden!

The architectural expertise of Buck & Simple and garden prowess of Inge Jabra Landscapes has transformed this Edwardian home in Fitzroy Nort...

Architecture

A Gallery-Like Family Home

The Colonnade House by Splinter Society Architects brings together different aesthetics and architectural styles to create a cohesive space

Architecture

A Richly Detailed Edwardian Makeover

A carpenter's square and the home's original Edwardian architecture are among inspirations behind Architects Eat's latest project in Caulfie...

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