This Blue Mountains house by Peter Stutchbury Architecture deftly explores the relationship between building and landscape; moments of intensity and quietness, light and shadow, heighten the “real” in the everyday experience.
James Russell Architect has employed complex layers of enclosure and transparency in the design of this home, inviting comparison with breezeblock houses of the Gold Coast of the past.
Architectus’s chapel in Christchurch weaves recycled salvaged materials and heritage items into a distinctively modern form.
A terrace house renovation by Adrian Amore Architects with a stair that functions as much more than just vertical circulation.
The second iteration of the NGV Architecture Commission, Haven’t You Always Wanted …? by M@ Studio Architects, explores dematerialization and the expression of the civic in Melbourne’s future outer suburbs.
A layered arrangement of volumes and materials gives this new home by Andrew Burges Architects a spatial richness and complexity that balances privacy and outlook.
This alteration and addition to an inner-city terrace house by Jackson Teece is a second attempt by the owners to create their dream home. This time around, they have succeeded.
In Hobart, Brustman + Boyde in collaboration with Pippa Dickson have turned a 1970s beachside motel into a fun and friendly bar and dining space that references Australian coastal vernacular.
CODA Studio has converted a sleepy warehouse in a forgotten pocket of East Perth into a contemporary co-working space that offers areas to think, create, gather and eat.
Responding to a brief that included the request, “I don’t want to be an architectural victim,” Michael Banney and Michael Christensen used a healthy mix of self-doubt, excitement and earnestness to create Hamilton House, one of their first projects.
Charles Wright Architects has created a dynamic new science building for Trinity Anglican School in Far North Queensland, responding to both program and climate with lyrical pragmatism.
Richards and Spence has made a significant contribution to a whole fragment of Brisbane, using a rich and distinctive design language across a range of works for the James Street precinct.
Designed in 1974, this climate-responsive, twelve-sided home in the Brisbane bush combines a sophisticated design concept with a structural system of exceptional economy.
Using conceptual thinking and highly crafted multifunctional joinery, design practice Catseye Bay has reshaped a diminutive studio into a generous one-bedroom living space.
Designed according to the philosophy that “less is more,” this layered family home by People Oriented Design offers an engaging contribution to the conversation about twenty-first-century Queensland architecture.
The third iteration of the Naomi Milgrom Foundation’s MPavilion, designed by Studio Mumbai, aimed to “capture the spirit of the place,” providing spaces for repose and contemplation on the edge of the Queen Victoria Gardens in Melbourne.
Behind a rebuilt heritage facade, this home by Ha offers ample daylight and a rewarding journey of spaces, from a clever sunken living area to a rooftop terrace with city views.
This refurbishment of a narrow terrace house by Benn and Penna Architecture presents the client with a light-filled, monastic and disciplined setting for life to unfold.
Reddog Architects has peeled back a 1980s home and reprogrammed it into an interconnected “collection of pods” that respond to the subtropical climate.
Day Bukh Architects has created an addition to a Federation-style bungalow in Sydney’s Randwick by carefully cutting, folding and suturing the new fabric into the old.
A one-bedroom house by Archier that incorporates four courtyards and seamlessly integrates into the surrounding landscaped garden.
Sans-Arc Studio creates a Scandinavian-inspired extension to a 1920s worker’s cottage in Adelaide that gives the owners a home they can “wake up and feel really happy in.”
Bold “monumental geometry,” a muted palette and the integration of indoor and outdoor spaces have revitalized an old orange brick home in this addition by Kennedy Nolan.
Bates Smart has rethought the conventional workplace in its design of an office for an architectural physicist in Melbourne’s CBD.
Set alongside a train line, this new house makes the most of its challenging setting to create a private and secure place of retreat for its owners.
Finding inspiration from constraint, Powell and Glenn has taken a modest budget and turned the Melbourne offices of creative agency Clemenger BBDO into a perfect integration of stillness and energy.
David Mitchell Architects reworks his own inner-Sydney worker’s terrace to create a light-filled home and studio that offers a “site-specific theatre performance.”
McGregor Westlake Architecture has responded with vigour to a challenging site in Sydney’s Woolloomooloo, creating a quiet and robust retreat from the cacophony of the city.
In Waterloo, Sydney, design firm BrandWorks has used a little thing called luck to create So 9, a refined and minimal Vietnamese restaurant.
At the base of the new Australian Taxation Office building in Melbourne’s Box Hill, this new cafe by We Are Huntly plays on the concept of “penny dropping.”