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A Grecian-Inspired Update For A California Bungalow

Alcorn Middleton update a 1980s family home with arches, white-washed columns and a inspired by quintessential Santorini architecture.


A Minimalist, Semi-Prefabricated Beach House

Architect Hannah Tribe of Tribe Studio developed a prototype for a partially prefabricated kit home for her own family beach house in Bundee...


An Elwood Bungalow That Draws From Within

A innovative extension around a circular garden creates an inward focus to this California bungalow extension by Rob Kennon Architects.


A Mid-Century Reimagining Of A Bells Beach Home

Bones House by Lachlan Shepherd Architects is a mid-century inspired makeover of a brick veneer home facing Bells Beach.


A Dreamy Seaside Artist’s Studio On A 19th Century Farm

Watts Studio and Amiconi Architect collaborate on a new artist's studio on historic Spray Farm on the Bellarine Peninsula. It's a work of ar...


A Poky Post-War Cottage Becomes A Mediterranean-Inspired Delight

The Green House by DOOD Studio achieves perfect synchrony between its retro roots and contemporary renovation.


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...


A Camping Inspired Holiday House, Shared By Three Families!

The local campsites and beach shacks of Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) inspired this holiday house by Refresh Design.

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A Ceramics Studio Nestled Into The Bronte Hills

SAHA architects designed a serene ceramics studio at the bottom of Kati Watson's rambling garden, using raw materials and a spectacular roof...


A Teeny Tiny Sydney Terrace Under 70m2!

The footprint of this innovative Newtown terrace by Architect George is smaller than most one-bedroom apartments.


A Serene, Geoffrey Bawa-Inspired Auckland Home

Geoffrey Bawa's tropical modernism inspired this Edwardian home renovation in Auckland by Jack McKinney Architects and Katie Lockhart Studio...


A Gallery-Like Family Home

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


A Monolithic Home To Match Its Sublime Location

The Elemental House by SSD Studio is a farmhouse in the Dooralong Valley of New South Wales that is enveloped by its awe-inspiring surrounds...


A Pub-Inspired Home In Preston

Circle Studios Architects clad the exterior of this fresh new extension with green tiles to reference the old watering holes of Melbourne’...


A Tasmanian Glass House Designed To Inspire

Introducing Glass House by Room 11 Architects – a private retreat on the Tasman Peninsula.


A Designer’s Mid-Century Inspired Coastal Family Home

Cassandra Dillon's self-designed family home on the Mornington Peninsula, which draws inspiration from the 1967 Boyd Baker House.


A Minimalist Home Where The Landscape Takes Centre Stage

This Mount Mellum, Queensland home by Sparks Architects is all about its incredible views, taking in the ocean and D'Aguilar Range!


A 90m² Inner-Suburban Block Turned Multipurpose Family Home!

MRTN Architects have designed family home, office, and granny flat on a mere 90m² Brunswick East block!

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