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Houses, August 2012

Houses, August 2012

Houses

The best contemporary residential architecture, with inspirational ideas from leading architects and designers.

People

Andrew Maynard (left) and Mark Austin (right) at the 2011 Hill House.
People | Mark Scruby | 30 Oct 2012

Andrew Maynard Architects

Energetic and inventive projects responding to client and context with humour and wit.

Enzie spiral staircase at Hill House.
Practice | 30 Oct 2012

Material palette: Andrew Maynard Architects

Products, textures and finishes chosen by Andrew Maynard Architects to help bring imaginative ideas to life.

Reading

Tom Kundig: Houses 2
Review | 1 Aug 2012

Tom Kundig: Houses 2

Inventive details and rich materials are used on stunning sites to create the seventeen homes featured in this book.

Home: Evolution of the Australian Dream
Review | 1 Aug 2012

Home: Evolution of the Australian Dream

Will current housing models be sufficient in the future?

Government House Sydney
Review | 1 Aug 2012

Government House Sydney

The rich design history of Government House in Sydney is unravelled in this book.

Sunday’s Garden: Growing Heide
Review | 1 Aug 2012

Sunday’s Garden: Growing Heide

A journey through the gardens surrounding the Heide Museum of Modern Art.

Awards

Shearer’s Quarters by John Wardle Architects.
Award | Houses Awards Jury 2012 | 27 Jul 2012

2012 Houses Awards: Australian House of the Year

Shearer’s Quarters by John Wardle Architects wins Australian House of the Year at the 2012 Houses Awards.

Big Hill by Kerstin Thompson Architects.
Award | Houses Awards Jury 2012 | 27 Jul 2012

2012 Houses Awards: New House over 200m2

Big Hill by Kerstin Thompson Architects wins New House over 200m2 at the 2012 Houses Awards.

Shearer’s Quarters by John Wardle Architects.
Award | Houses Awards Jury 2012 | 27 Jul 2012

2012 Houses Awards: New House under 200m2

Shearer’s Quarters by John Wardle Architects wins New House under 200m2 at the 2012 Houses Awards.

Annandale House by CO-AP.
Award | Houses Awards Jury 2012 | 27 Jul 2012

2012 Houses Awards: Alteration & Addition over 200m2

Annandale House by CO-AP wins Alteration & Addition over 200m2 at the 2012 Houses Awards.

Four-Room Cottage by Owen & Vokes.
Award | Houses Awards Jury 2012 | 27 Jul 2012

2012 Houses Awards: Alteration & Addition under 200m2

Four-Room Cottage by Owen & Vokes wins House Alteration and Addition under 200m2 at the 2012 Houses Awards.

Airlie Bank by Neometro with McAllister Alcock Architects.
Award | Houses Awards Jury 2012 | 27 Jul 2012

2012 Houses Awards: Apartment, Unit or Townhouse

Airlie Bank by Neometro with McAllister Alcock Architects wins Apartment, Unit or Townhouse at the 2012 Houses Awards.

Rooftop Pavilion by Andrew Burges Architecture.
Award | Houses Awards Jury 2012 | 27 Jul 2012

2012 Houses Awards: Heritage

Rooftop Pavilion by Andrew Burges Architecture wins Heritage at the 2012 Houses Awards.

Marimekko House by Ariane Prevost Architect.
Award | Houses Awards Jury 2012 | 27 Jul 2012

2012 Houses Awards: Outdoor

Marimekko House by Ariane Prevost Architect wins Outdoor at the 2012 Houses Awards.

House Reduction by Make Architecture Studio.
Award | Houses Awards Jury 2012 | 27 Jul 2012

2012 Houses Awards: Sustainability

House Reduction by Make Architecture Studio wins Sustainability at the 2012 Houses Awards.

2012 Houses Awards: High Commendations
Award | 27 Jul 2012

2012 Houses Awards: High Commendations

2012 Houses Awards high commendations announced.

Product

Saya chair by Lievore Altherr Molina.
Product | 30 Nov 2012

Houses picks: Milan 2012

Houses magazine’s favourites from the 2012 Milan Furniture Fair.

Projects

The house forms an intimate connection with the landscape.
Projects | Laura Harding | 5 Oct 2012

Cliff Face House

Fergus Scott and Peter Stutchbury collaborate on a Sydney house straddling the bush and bay at Pittwater.

The first-floor addition clad vertically in glazed concrete roof tiles.
Projects | Katelin Butler | 23 Nov 2012

Union Street House

Clare Cousins Architects give a Melbourne Edwardian house a bold new addition.

The pavilion sits between a park and the dunes.
Projects | Tobias Horrocks | 25 Sep 2012

Finn House

WoodWoodWard Architecture’s first project is a playful, contemporary take on mainstream domestic forms.

The house has two distinct parts – the old and the new.
Projects | Marcus Baumgart | 8 Nov 2012

Courtyard House

Studio Moore adds a meticulously crafted pavilion to a heritage house in Gippsland.

A pattern of cement sheets and timber screen the afternoon sun.
Projects | Margie Fraser | 16 Oct 2012

Karboora House

O’Neill Architecture gives an island retreat a down to earth feel by splitting the program across two low-rise pavilions.

Revisited

Col Bandy’s bush expression includes lean-to references and raw timber.
Projects | Tobias Horrocks | 29 Nov 2012

Bandy House & Studio (1974) revisited

Architect-builder Col Bandy’s unfinished symphony.

Postscript

The coop is a self-supporting, frameless, galvanized steel mesh structure.
The World | Jill Pope | 20 Dec 2012

Chicken coop

A student project by Chris Mullaney: rethinking a backyard chicken coup in the town of Stroud, NSW.