Houses, August 2020

Houses, August 2020

Houses

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

Articles

Fitzroy North House 02 by Rob Kennon Architects.
Award | 2020 Houses Awards Jury | 31 Jul 2020

2020 Houses Awards: New House Under 200m2

Behind an unusual entry, the main volume of this house sits between a verdant front courtyard and a rear outdoor living space.

Subiaco House by Vokes and Peters.
Award | 2020 Houses Awards Jury | 31 Jul 2020

2020 Houses Awards: New House Over 200m2

The winning home wears the uniform of its Federation-era neighbourhood with polite grace but hides its true radical heart.

Cantala Avenue House by ME.
Award | 2020 Houses Awards Jury | 31 Jul 2020

2020 Houses Awards: Australian House of the Year

The winning project celebrates a simple life and the capacity of modest architecture to impact significantly on the way we live.

Bismarck House by Andrew Burges Architects.
Award | 2020 Houses Awards Jury | 31 Jul 2020

2020 Houses Awards: House Alteration and Addition under 200m2

The civic generosity of this house brings domestic life into direct relation with its laneway context.

Ruckers Hill House by Studio Bright.
Award | 2020 Houses Awards Jury | 31 Jul 2020

2020 Houses Awards: House Alteration and Addition over 200m2

This intriguing alteration and addition to a stately Edwardian reflects new changes to the city and the way we live in it.

Cantala Avenue House by ME.
Award | 2020 Houses Awards Jury | 31 Jul 2020

2020 Houses Awards: House Alteration and Addition over 200m2

In reworking a 1970s split-level house, the architect has joyously reinterpreted the history of its place and beach shack typology.

Cremorne Point Apartment by Studio Plus Three.
Award | 2020 Houses Awards Jury | 31 Jul 2020

2020 Houses Awards: Apartment or Unit

The architects’ sure hand and subtle confidence has brought life and light deep into the modestly sized space.

Vaucluse Garden by Jane Irwin Landscape Architecture with Bates Landscape.

2020 Houses Awards: Garden or Landscape

In this winning garden, the dramatic clifftop scenery is carefully calibrated into a series of episodic encounters.

Fitzroy North House 02 by Rob Kennon Architects.

2020 Houses Awards: House in a Heritage Context

The architect has used traditional materials in a contemporary way to create a quietly powerful statement.

Waratah Secondary House by Anthrosite.

2020 Houses Awards: Sustainability

The jury lauded this small, humble project, adding that it “delivers something that we need to see more of in our cities.”

Park Road House (Qld), 2019.

2020 Houses Awards: Emerging Architecture Practice

This practice has asserted itself among Queensland’s architectural talent and added its own palpable freshness.

Courtyard House for Fabprefab (NSW) by Chrofi with Fabprefab, New House Under 200 m².

2020 Houses Awards: Commendations

Twenty-two projects and two emerging practices have received commendations in the 2020 Houses Awards.