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.”
Tandem Design Studio has given sheepskin company Yellow Earth’s flagship store at Emporium Melbourne an expressive and tactile “shop window.”
Architect Clinton Murray’s first residential commission all started with a handwritten letter from Europe.
How do you design a ten-week pop-up restaurant in Sydney with a 27,000-person waitlist, for one of the most famous chefs in the world? Foolscap Studio has the answer.
A compact, but generous home wrapped in cladding salvaged from the small Victorian cottage that was originally on the site.
A “nearly derelict squat” has been transformed into a labyrinthian dwelling that celebrates the work of an artist who once called the site home.
A striking pavilion duo by Sparks Architects that encourages a connection with the landscape while referencing the heritages of the owners.
In their design for a primary school in far-northern New South Wales, Pat Twohill Designs and Twohill and James retain the look of the weatherboard schoolhouse but take a decisive break from tradition.
A flexible home with a diversity of spatial moods and experiences: Canada Bay House.
An interesting model for alterations and additions to a Queenslander home: Camp Hill Extension by Neilsen Workshop and Morgan Jenkins Architecture.
This early 1970s structure holds a commanding presence on its sloped site, demonstrating skilful choreography of the experience of arrival and considered layering of horizontal and vertical planes.
JCY Architects and Urban Designers’ new Student Services Building for Edith Cowan University provides the Joondalup Campus with more than just a building – it is also a landscape, a meeting place and a symbol.
Designed by Brahman Perera with Jason M. Jones, Second Home is an elegant and serene cafe located in an Alistair Knox-designed warehouse in Melbourne’s leafy outer suburbs.
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.”
A home for “simple, rugged, no-fuss living”: Upsilon House by MCK Architecture and Interiors.
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.
A home by Troppo Architects that’s “always forest, always beach, always lighthouse.”
Jule House by Claire Humphreys and Kevin O’Brien Architects delicately references a family’s past while offering a setting for contemporary living.
The Fat Duck’s time in Melbourne may be over but Bates Smart has transformed the space into Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, a permanent restaurant at Crown Melbourne inspired by historic British gastronomy.
This flexible family home, the practice’s first built project, accommodates two households in one and delivers a series of seductive architectural volumes.
Designed by Architectus, the Mandeville Centre at Melbourne school Loreto Mandeville Hall is an “affirmation of architectural credentials,” the building providing an appropriate counterpoint to its heritage setting and maximizing potential for learning interactions.
Loucas Zahos Architects has orchestrated a calming and intimate sequence of spaces for a new eye clinic in Caloundra, South East Queensland.
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.
March Studio’s design for souvlaki restaurant Jimmy Grants Richmond is “a psychedelic reinterpretation of the suburban Australian home.”
Designed as a country retreat, this environmentally sustainable home is a curious fusion of a vernacular barn-like aesthetic and a modern architectural language.