With a wink to the brick cottage’s Arts and Crafts heritage, this addition by Tribe Studio relaxes the home’s original formality, brings focus to the garden and offers thoughtful elements of surprise.
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.
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.
Perched high on a rocky outcrop, this expressive home reveals a strong connection with the experimental architecture of mid-century modernism.
An adaption of a beachside terrace by Archer Office that feels “generous, considerate and creative.”
Sam Crawford Architects has restored and extended a weatherboard cottage towards views of a heritage-listed Moreton Bay fig tree in the backyard.
A carefully considered rebuilding of a coastal semidetached home by Jason Gibney Design Workshop.
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.
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.
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.
A flexible home with a diversity of spatial moods and experiences: Canada Bay House.
A home for “simple, rugged, no-fuss living”: Upsilon House by MCK Architecture and Interiors.
An interplay between “sensual curve and straight edge” gives spatial drama and delight to this addition to a Federation home by Christopher Polly Architect.
Chenchow Little create a deceptively simple yet skilfully crafted apartment in Sydney for a couple of downsizers with an extensive art collection.
Overlooking Sydney’s iconic Bondi Beach, this new house consists of five levels that can be used together as one home or as two separate dwellings as required.
A Sydney terrace house has been transformed into a “fortress of solitude,” a retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Ian Moore cleverly transformed this home into two apartments, reconfiguring the layout and making the most of unused space.
Billard Leece Partnership and SJB Architects’ mixed-use project offers Sydney a new model for balancing private comfort and civic neighbourliness.
On a 126-square-metre site in suburban Sydney, Hill Thalis’s Studios 54 demonstrates how small sites can be used inventively to make the city richer and more diverse.
Small but clever alterations have been made to a house on a tiny site, opening the interior to the courtyard and giving a new meaning to the concept of “in.”
The Rose Bay House by Tonkin Zulaikha Greer Architects offers a journey that’s much like walking through a forest.
A small postwar home with a large backyard has been reworked to create a much longer and more flexible house, a courtyard now wrapping around its central living spaces.
Marston Architects replaces a single dwelling with two terrace-like houses using a clever approach that ensures the lineal interiors are far from gloomy.
David Boyle Architect delivers harmonious triplets on a complex urban site, where once a single house stood.
This addition to an 1880s cottage by Benn & Penna Architecture sets up dialogues between old and new and between inside and outside to create a delicately complex and understated home.
The unassuming exterior form of this terrace alteration and addition by Hall Bowra Architects belies an internal spatial complexity that brings light, views and fresh air deep into the living spaces.
Located on one of three blocks created in the subdivision of a large corner site, this new house by David Boyle Architect “feels huge but sits on a relatively small site.”
Without compromise on quality or invention, this new speculative home by Tribe Studio Architects has an emphasis on spatial interest and an abundance of natural light.