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.
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.
A compact, but generous home wrapped in cladding salvaged from the small Victorian cottage that was originally on the site.
A pair of pavilions come together to create a family home that considers privacy, thermal comfort and spatial delight.
Architects EAT co-director Albert Mo reflects on the practice’s first residential project, which transformed a rundown house that “no-one wanted.”
Featuring crisp geometry, simple spatial arrangements and rigorous detailing, this lean timber-clad home was designed by Noxon Giffen for sustainability, comfort and a strong connection to the landscape.
This flexible family home, the practice’s first built project, accommodates two households in one and delivers a series of seductive architectural volumes.
Four new halls of residence, by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects, McBride Charles Ryan, and Hayball and Richard Middleton Architects, are shaping the urban environment of the Clayton campus and fostering a sense of community.
Designed in 1955 by Chancellor & Patrick for Gerald and Ellen McCraith as a holiday house, this home captures the optimism of Australian beach culture at the time.
Ola Studio take cues, but not directly, from the existing 1880s home to create Garth House.
Renovations have breathed new life into a Californian bungalow, stitching it into the garden, while respecting the character of the much-loved existing dwelling.
With this house at Point Lonsdale on Victoria’s Bellarine Peninsula, NMBW Architecture Studio has cleverly arranged rooms and non-rooms under a striking roof form.
Adapting an inner-city site for a young family with a steady stream of interstate guests called for a standalone addition that accommodates a plethora of different activities.
With a compelling ten-metre-long, red brick hallway that offers far more than circulation space, this extension to a Victorian terrace shows just how much can be achieved with a small footprint.
Light and bright inside but with a darker, more dramatic exterior, this timber-clad extension to a late-nineteenth-century home blends contemporary design with a historical context.
Coy Yiontis creates a steeply pitched contemporary home for a mature couple to enjoy into their retirement.
Architecture Architecture’s extension of a Californian bungalow in Melbourne creates a harmonious dialogue between old and new while fostering social engagement.
The clever screening techniques used by Rob Kennon Architects in the creation of these non-identical twin houses allow the residents to peek out at the street while maintaining private oases within.
Mim Design creates a rich and textured interior inside a town planning-approved building envelope designed by Clarke Hopkins Clarke.
Freadman White creates a bold extension to a 1930 home that brings a harmonious union between old and new.
The tough exterior of this new house by Delia Teschendorff Architecture gives way to a “soft centre,” protected from the hustle and bustle of a busy West Brunswick street.
Experienced like a piece of immersive installation art, this new beachside home by Robin Williams Architect encourages its inhabitants to engage all their senses.
Sally Draper reflects on how one of her first project was an exploration of a home’s relationship to discipline and dreams.
A home designed by Graeme Gunn and built in 1967 for John Ridge, one of the founding directors of Merchant Builders.
Made of timber, stone and steel, and topped with concrete, this rectilinear house by Matt Gibson Architecture and Design is the result of exceptional integration and interaction between layers.
With an engaging and enigmatic exterior, Jackson Clements Burrows sought to reconsider and redefine the ways in which this new house in Melbourne’s South Yarra might challenge existing street facade.
The facade of ARM Architecture’s “Portrait” apartment tower in Melbourne is a worthy civic-minded gesture but, behind it, a dehumanizing financial logic is at play.
Baracco and Wright Architects’ Garden House blurs the boundaries between garden and home while redefining what it means to be minimal.
Experimentation is at the centre of a single-bedroom house, designed by Archier, with genuinely new ideas and traditional technologies rethought.
Allan Powell’s distinctive St Kilda home, that “reveals a Palladian strand in its lineage … a structure designed to host parties.”