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Architecture

Architecture

This Renovated Victorian Terrace Is Like Living In A Day Spa!

How Timmins+Whyte Architecture and Design turned a dark, Victorian terrace in North Melbourne into a flexible, light-filled home.

Architecture

A Dramatic Riverfront Home In Tasmania

Views of the river, mountains and surrounding vegetation are all cleverly captured in this house at Otago Bay, by Topology Studio.

Architecture

An Open-Plan Home Partially Inspired By A Hitchcock Film!

Modo Architecture challenge the standard open floor plan in this Melbourne family home – taking partial inspiration from the house featur...
Amelia Barnes

Sustainable Homes

A Sustainable Inner-Suburban Home, Designed To Be Deconstructed + Reused

Rammed earth and recycled timber come together in this creekside Melbourne home by Breathe Architecture.

Architecture

An Action-Packed, Compact City Home

A formerly unliveable art deco house in Northcote gets a major overhaul by Rob Kennon Architects.

Building Better

The Best Building Materials For A Sustainable Home

From rammed earth to concrete, which building material is the most environmentally friendly? The answers may surprise you...

Architecture

Two Best Friends Create A Spacious Contemporary Apartment In A Former Chocolate Factory

Lighting designer Jess Perry and Michael Roper of Architecture Architecture collaborate on a contemporary apartment in one of Fitzroy’s mo...
Sasha Gattermayr

Architecture

An Architect’s Own Momentous Home, Buried In The Tasmanian Bushland

This modular, totally moveable home by architecture firm Archier is a feat of local craftsmanship.
Sasha Gattermayr

Architecture

A California-Style Summer House In A League Of Its Own

A serene contemporary home by Pandolfini in Sorrento combines modernist Palm Springs with seaside Santorini vibes.
Sasha Gattermayr

Architecture

A Historical-Style Beach House That Expands With The Seasons

The Township Residence by Wolveridge is a new home, fully informed by Sorrento’s traditional vernacular.
Sasha Gattermayr

Architecture

A Toowoomba Family Home, Designed To Transcend Time

The long awaited second project of architect Jesse Bennett is now complete!

Architecture

A Light-Filled Forever Home With A Uniquely Australian Outlook

Architects Ink design a striking, contemporary home around two ancient sugar gums, in South Australia.
Sasha Gattermayr

Architecture

An Architect’s 'Treehouse' In The Heart Of Bronte

Madeleine Blanchfield transforms a narrow, vertiginous site in Sydney's eastern beaches into her own slice of serenity.
Sasha Gattermayr

Architecture

A Sorrento Beach House Devoted To Its Modernist Past

Cera Stribley architects bring this 1960s delight into the 21st century, with careful restraint.
Sasha Gattermayr

Architecture

A Sophisticated, Modern Day Treehouse

A garden-immersed extension by Archier has turned this Victorian home in Coburg into a modern day treehouse.

Architecture

An Ocean-Side Sanctuary Designed To Age Gracefully

This awe-inspiring Ocean Grove house by Auhaus Architecture is a warm but robust home, designed to withstand ferocious weather conditions.
Sasha Gattermayr

Architecture

The Complete Restoration Of An 1842 Tasmanian Cottage

An 1842 Georgian sandstone cottage in Oatlands, Tasmania, has been rescued from ruin and restored by Taylor and Hinds Architects.

Architecture

An Expertly Renovated 1930s Home + Lush Garden

A 1930s Malvern house is transformed with a new concrete addition by Taylor Knights, and stunning garden by Ben Scott Garden Design.

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