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Architecture

Architecture

A Remarkable Reworking Of A Humble Gold Coast Shack

ME Architects have extraordinarily reworked and extended this humble 1970s Gold Coast home.

Stays

A Contemporary Reimagining of Robin Boyd’s Fenner House

Las Palmas by DUO Architects in association with Davis Architects is a Byron Bay hinterland home inspired by the owner's upbringing in Robin...

Building Better

Everything You Need To Know About Working With A Builder

Where do you find a good builder? How long will it take them to build my house? How much will it cost? We answer these FAQs more.

Architecture

The Australian Architects Designing New Houses For An Affordable Flat Fee

Purchase environmentally-friendly, architectural house plans for an affordable flat fee by new Australian business, Architopia.

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.

Modernist Australia

A Glittering, Glamorous Mid-Century Pad Is For Sale

This apartment in Caulfield North retains all its charming, original trimmings. Even with herringbone floors, steel-framed windows and bambo...
Patricia Callahan

Architecture

This Graceful, Sculptural Home Is Like A Work Of Art

This villa in inner-city Melbourne by Susi Leeton is perfectly choreographed and mimics the flow + form of a Brancusi sculpture.

Architecture

An Intimate Inner-City Home + Secret Garden

A serene Abbotsford home by Ha architects that draws the garden in.

Architecture

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.

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...

Architecture

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.

Architecture

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.

Interiors

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...

Architecture

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.

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 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.

Studio Visit

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...

Architecture

A Teeny Tiny Sydney Terrace Under 70m2!

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

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