Houses, June 2020

Houses, June 2020


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


Houses 134. Cover project: Breezeway House by David Boyle Architect.
Preview | Gemma Savio | 27 May 2020

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Charismatic new architecture brings the kitchen to ground level and introduces a neat mezzanine.
Projects | Peter Salhani | 4 Jun 2020

French connection: Glassbook House

Sibling Architecture’s new addition to a home in Sydney’s inner west hosts a suite of tranquil living and reading spaces.

Built-in timber bookshelves that edge the living and dining room are accented by exposed chalk-toned brick.
Projects | Tobias Horrocks | 9 Jul 2020

‘A cascading series of salon spaces’: Garden House

Soft boundaries create multipurpose spaces that reflect a young couple’s character while generous windows connect interiors with “domesticated wilds” around this fluid, functional Melbourne home.

The modest brick home ads to the heritage character of the suburb.
Projects | Rachael Bernstone | 28 Jul 2020

Simple yet sculptural: Marine

This rear addition to a heritage cottage on a raised corner block in Fremantle sits in harmony with the existing structure and enhances its cherished “ramshackle” nature.

The two-storey addition provides an open living, kitchen and dining area with direct connection to the garden.
Projects | Rebecca Gross | 21 Jul 2020

A ‘one-in-100-year renovation’: Concrete Blonde

Tucked behind an existing heritage home on a tight block with a south-facing yard in Sydney, this generous addition offers light-filled, textured spaces with a natural, earthy palette.