Houses, August 2014

Houses, August 2014


2014 Houses Awards


2014 Australian House of the Year: Invisible House by Peter Stutchbury Architecture.
Archive | Katelin Butler | 5 Aug 2014

Houses 99 preview

Introduction to Houses 99.


Jeremy Wolveridge, director of Wolveridge Architects.
People | Mark Scruby | 11 Nov 2014

Profile: Wolveridge Architects

Wolveridge Architects’ series of elegant and beautifully detailed homes.

Spotted gum cladding in the Torquay House.
Discussion | 11 Nov 2014

Material Palette: Wolveridge Architects

The use of rustic materials is in juxtaposition with luxurious and glossy textures in the work of Wolveridge Architects.


The Spar floor light by Jamie McLennan is inspired by the masts of sailing boats and the upholstered form of the Felix Chair by Simon James contrasts with an industrial-style base.
Product | Jill Pope | 10 Jul 2015

Refined and crafted objects from Resident

New Zealand design company Resident follows the ‘think local, act global’ approach to production.


While it boasts a chunky, bold form, the house does not intrude on the landscape, but establishes a respectful balance with it.
Projects | Peter Davies | 10 Oct 2014

Rust and peace: Sorting Shed

A country residence channels the rugged beauty and agricultural history of its setting.

The Glebe House is a striking composition of stacked, raw concrete elements that were cast in situ.
Projects | Jenna Reed Burns | 2 Oct 2014

Glebe House

A crisp, concrete extension in Sydney by Nobbs Radford Architects.

A central joinery spine packed with storage separates the bedroom from the living zone. Artworks: Marisa Purcell.
Projects | David Welsh | 16 Oct 2014

Holiday forever: Bondi Apartment

This reimagined apartment by MCK Architects embodies relaxed beachside living in an urban context.

The distinctive street and laneway frontage makes an unmistakable mark on the traditionally conservative streetscape.
Projects | Sarah Hurst | 20 Oct 2014

Zen and the art of suburban infill: Engawa House

A Japanese-inspired Melbourne home by BLOXAS.

The house exterior is clad in radial-sawn boards, which will change colour and texture as the building ages.
Projects | Marcus Baumgart | 31 Oct 2014

Force of gravity: Holiday House

A holiday home on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula by BKK Architects.

 Murcutt met his clients’ demands for a “secular monastic” house with an austere minimalism, the dwelling reading as four basic architectural components – a wall, a screen, a platform and a roof – which all appear to float apart.

Simpson-Lee House

An iconic Glenn Murcutt house developed between 1988 and 1993.


The new pavilion stands apart from the existing ironclad pair, which serve as the main living and sleeping quarters.
Projects | Jenna Reed Burns | 23 Oct 2014

Tiny beauty: Southern Highlands House

An elegant and sophisticated living pavilion in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales by Benn and Penna Architecture.