This reductive addition to a four-room cottage by Panov Scott endeavours to “find the essential” and in doing so, embraces human comfort and cumulative experience.
An apparently faceless building by Architects EAT reveals itself as a layered and sculptural home that playfully controls light and shadow throughout the day.
Renovating and extending their own home was well worth the time and money for Annabel Lahz and Andrew Nimmo, who used this project to establish their practice Lahznimmo Architects. Over twenty-one years later, Andrew reflects on taking the leap of faith into their own business.
This modest home, designed in the late 1970s by Rodney Chambers for himself and his family, is grounded within the beauty of the surrounding garden.
Patient experience was of the highest priority in Coda Studio’s design for a new healthcare facility that services the remote township of Karratha, Western Australia.
This highly crafted addition to an Edwardian home retains the existing building’s dignified formality while offering robust new spaces for celebrating contemporary family life.
The distinctive design of this eminent cancer centre in Melbourne, by Silver Thomas Hanley, DesignInc and McBride Charles Ryan, evokes optimism and inspires hope.
Continuing its thoughtful search for design authenticity, Kerry Hill Architects has created a destination resort in Japan that stays true to local traditions and steps up to the expectations of the luxury-minded traveller.
This “open and transparent” addition is tucked neatly behind a weatherboard house, taking inspiration from the client’s love of modernism and fond memories of growing up in a Merchant Builders home.
A theatrical reworking of an existing townhouse uses colour and contrast to boldly define the series of spaces.
Representing the socially conscious ideologies of its designers, this cleverly stitched-together, barn-like family home is “engaging, honest and refreshingly straightforward.”
Crone Architects’ addition to the civic precinct of Orange in New South Wales is a highly refined building and suite of generous public spaces that “grow” out of the landscape and connect seamlessly with the existing pedestrian network.
This converted warehouse project responds to increasing housing density with quality spatial thinking. The design of the townhouse insertions respects the original structure’s heritage while adding a new layer of function and detail.
Two new towers by Candalepas Associates, the hotel QT Melbourne on Russell Street and the AHL Headquarters on George Street in Sydney, complement the existing fabric of the city with compositional finesse.
DesignOffice has teamed up with the owners of famed Melbourne cafes Top Paddock and The Kettle Black to turn a cavernous former power station into a refined and welcoming all-day dining venue in the CBD.
Robust, tactile and honest, the design of this new house responds instinctively to its setting, celebrating the human experience and artisanal values.
Perched high on a rocky outcrop, this expressive home reveals a strong connection with the experimental architecture of mid-century modernism.
This “1970s Japanese spaceship” home, designed with both playfulness and pragmatism, transports inhabitants to another space and time.
Drawing in surrounding bushland and establishing new internalized landscapes, this new home intimately engages with its context and climate.
James Davidson Architect’s first hurdle in creating “the best reef house in the world” was designing how to build it, rather than what to build.
Denton Corker Marshall has navigated the challenging requirements for a new embassy in Jakarta, creating a forthright yet finessed complex that successfully evokes a sense of “Australianness.”
Architects North has created a curious and elegant self-generated development in the Townsville suburb of West End that was conceived as “a breathe of fresh air.”
A modest extension for his in-laws provided Paul Porjazoski of Bent Architecture with a springboard from which to launch his practice.
This elegant and considered addition preserves the feel of the original 1920s Craftsman cottage while adding a fresh interpretation of the existing style.
Smart Design Studio’s new mixed-use building in Balgowlah, Sydney has an elegantly composed, layered outer skin that brings an urbane character to the suburban streetscape.
Inside an industrial brick building in Sydney’s Redfern, Karen Abernethy Architects in collaboration with Louisa Macleod have designed a space for yogis that is both immersive and reflective.
The complex geometries, rugged forms and textures of this home in Melbourne’s Kew, completed in 1969, reveal and enhance the patterns of everyday life.
A Japanese–Australian collaboration between Tato Architects and Phorm Architecture and Design has resulted in an unusual hybrid of contemporary Japanese design and the local Queensland vernacular.
Showing restraint and simplicity, a new home by Powell and Glenn is animated by the changing light and shade.
An adaption of a beachside terrace by Archer Office that feels “generous, considerate and creative.”