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Architecture

Architecture

The Architect-Designed, Prefabricated Tiny House Of The Future

FABPREFAB have teamed up with TRIAS to create Minima – a series of prefabricated, small dwellings suitable as home offices, living spaces,...
Amelia Barnes
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Architecture

A New Melbourne Home That Follows The Sun

This Eaglemont home has been cleverly designed 'to almost disappear', by Architects Eat.

Sustainable Homes

A Former Corner Store Turned Sustainable Family Home

A dilapidated, Federation-era shopfront is transformed into a truly unique, energy efficient home by CplusC Architectural Workshop.

Architecture

This Lower North Shore Family House Feels Like A Permanent Vacation!

Two grand palm trees on entry provide a strong identity for the Whisper House, designed by Manolev Architects.

Architecture

An Architect’s Breathtaking Beach House, Renovated Over 20 Years

Some things just get better with age, like the Mornington Peninsula beach house of Nik Karalis, CEO of global architecture practice Woods Ba...

Architecture

A Mid-Century Inspired New-Build That Looks The Real Deal!

This Brighton East home by InForm with Pleysier Perkins looks an authentic mid-century design, but is actually a contemporary interpretation...

Architecture

A Beach Cottage Turned Ultimate Entertainer!

A once rundown cottage is now an expansive home for entertaining, on the Mornington Peninsula, designed by NTF Architecture.

Sustainable Homes

A Melbourne Home Turned From Tired, To Inspired!

A mere 39 square metre extension has made all the difference to the sustainability and functionality of this Northcote family home by Projec...

Architecture

A Frank Lloyd Wright-Inspired Home On The Bellarine Peninsula

Freehand Projects delivers a contemporary modernist-inspired masterpiece that celebrates geometric forms, and the surrounding landscape.

Architecture

Bigger Isn’t Better In This Newcastle Home

Covering just a 55 square metre footprint, this Curious Practice project in Newcastle proves less is truly more!

Architecture

A Contemporary Beach House Designed By An Architect For Her Parents

The Bendalong Beach House by Madeleine Blanchfield provided such a serene escape for its owners, it became their full-time residence!

Architecture

A Lean, Clean Renovation To A Grand Heritage Weatherboard

ioa Studio transforms a cavernous Victorian residence into a light, bright contemporary home - and adds an element of surprise!
Sasha Gattermayr

Architecture

This Couple's Home Is Two Houses In One!

Coy Yiontis Architects have designed this home with separate areas for a couple who have been living together for 50 years. His and hers goa...

Architecture

A Victorian Terrace That Plays Design Gymnastics!

Melbourne's colour masters Wowowa are back with another clever Victorian renovation!

Architecture

A Sleek, Surprising Reworking Of A Victorian Cottage

A humble but innovative extension by Blair Smith Architecture has totally modernised this Victorian cottage in Brunswick.

Roundup

Your Favourite Mid-Century Modern Homes Of 2020

The eight most popular mid-century homes published on The Design Files last year!

Sustainable Homes

The Most Inspiring Sustainable Homes Of 2020

From retro-fitted period houses in the country, to inner city apartments, these were the standout sustainable homes we shared in 2020!

Roundup

The Greatest, Escapist Homes Of 2020!

Admit it, we all dreamt of escaping the city this year. Today we revisit the best sea-changers and tree-changers of 2020!
Sasha Gattermayr

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