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Architecture

Architecture

From Unliveable To Unbelievable!

BayleyWard have brought this Elsternwick Edwardian back to life, and added a swoon-worthy double-height contemporary extension!

Architecture

A Childhood Home Revived For The Next Generation

A single-storey home in Toorak is transformed into a contemporary family retreat by Melanie Beynon Architecture + Design!
Sasha Gattermayr

Architecture

A Coastal Family Home Without Any Coastal Cliches!

A contemporary home for furniture designers - meet Coastal Pavilion by Mim Design, on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula.

Architecture

A Compact Perth Home Filled With Arches + Innovation

This impressive North Perth home by Nic Brunsdon is varied, characterful and has plenty of unexpected details.

Architecture

A Masterful Queenslander Renovation With A Next-Level Garden

Less is more in this Queenslander renovation by Lineburg Wang, located in Brisbane’s Yeerongpilly.
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Fowler + Ward Are The Next Bright Young Things In Australian Architecture!

Introducing Jessie Fowler and Tara Ward, whose fledgling practice took out the Emerging Designer Award at the TDF + Laminex Design Awards 20...

Architecture

A Family Home That Mirrors Nature

Moving through this sloping Red Hill home by InForm with Pleysier Perkins is designed to feel like a hike in the bush!

Architecture

A New Life For A Legacy Robin Boyd Home

The Richardson House in Toorak was designed by Robin Boyd in 1955. A jaw-dropping new renovation by Jolson restores it to its former glory!
Sasha Gattermayr

Architecture

A Generous, Light-Filled Addition To A Heritage Home

A restoration and renovation project in Kensington, NSW by Studio Prineas creates a harmonious dialogue between old and new.
Sasha Gattermayr

Architecture

A Mood-Enhancing Melbourne Home

Kennedy Nolan have knocked it out of the park again, transforming a Victorian house with a dated extension into a cohesive home, with uplift...

Architecture

A Stunning Coastal Home, Created From A Revolutionary Building Material

This house by FMD Architects is built using CLT (cross laminated timber) – a revolutionary, sustainable building material.

Architecture

This Sydney House Takes The High Ground

A previously granted development approval allowed the sandstone ridge on this Seaforth site to be cut away, but Stafford Architecture had ot...

Architecture

The House That Lived

When bushfires ravaged the NSW South Coast this summer, this house by Collins Pennington Architects survived.

Architecture

A Victorian Terrace Renovation Inspired By Feng Shui

Using feng shui principles, Steffen Welsch Architects have reimagined a functional and beautiful terrace home in Melbourne's inner-north.

Architecture

A Classic Queenslander With Mid-Century Vibes

Hive Architecture fuse heritage design with contemporary living to create the perfect family forever home in Bulimba, Queensland!
Sasha Gattermayr

Architecture

This Non-Conventional Holiday Home Is Mostly Underground

This coastal home by Rob Kennon Architects was built three quarters of the way underground to overcome its challenging site.

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.

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