Introduction to Houses 119.
Informed by the memories of the original house, this alteration and addition sets the stage for family life, providing opportunities for both connection and privacy.
Referencing the gable roofs of the surrounding beach houses with its abstract, triangular form, this new home provides fuss-free luxury, perfect for a beach holiday.
With clarity of purpose and compelling spatial planning, this narrow three-level addition to a circa 1920s abode by Architect Prineas provides extra space for family life.
Simultaneously a contained and open structure, this calming sanctuary embraces its subtropical setting while defending the interior from rainforest insects.
With each new project, Louise Wright and Mauro Baracco of Baracco and Wright Architects aim to contribute to the broader urban ecology of a place.
Australia’s architectural scene is brimming with new talent. Linda Cheng chats with the young designers who make up Trias, a small emerging practice with big plans for the future.
Balancing a sense of solidity with a contrasting spatial lightness, this 1960s house is indicative of the enduring relevance of architect Peter Heathwood.
This apartment, rich in detail and immersed in greenery atop a 1930s factory building in Surry Hills, is an urban oasis that sets an impressive precedent for apartment design.
Demonstrating that history doesn’t have to be erased to create a contemporary home, this thoughtful extension to a heritage house offers both drama and intimacy.
With a simple, calm form nestled into the dramatic landscape of southern Tasmania, this “forever house” embraces sustainable design principles.
Completed in 2004, this pavilion was one of the first projects by Andrew Burges Architects. Thirteen years later, Andrew reflects on how this pavilion began his practice’s lineage of meticulously documented and atmospheric projects.
A turn-of-the-century weatherboard cottage along Melbourne’s Merri Creek has been transformed by Zen Architects into a light-filled space for a family to come together.
A focus on craft and making provides this radically reconfigured apartment with a sense of warmth and tactile materiality, enhancing its stunning views.
A sensitive reworking of a traditional cottage has transformed not only the house but also its owners, who initially felt indifferent about the prospect of renovating.