This recycled red-brick addition to a 1920s cottage in Sydney’s Cammeray by Studio Prineas favours quality over extra space, making the most of its modest footprint by drawing in northern light and opening out to the garden.
The Gold Coast’s new outdoor stage cleverly melds landscape and architecture to provide a flexible, functional and surprising space for future gatherings.
An exercise in shaping tall volumes, sculpting light and layering materials, this Brisbane home by Bligh Graham Architects is an exciting exemplar for small-lot housing in subtropical suburbia.
James Russell Architect’s astute adjustments to this 1959 modernist home seamlessly meld future-aware adaptations to bring new equilibrium to the dwelling.
The unusual obstacle of an underground sewer line bisecting this South Fremantle block has led to a nuanced architectural treatment and a house brimming with moments of unexpected delight.
Located on an exposed corner in Melbourne’s Brighton, this uncompromising new house by Chamberlain Architects was conceived as a “concrete bunker,” with luxurious, private space washed in light by multiple skylights.
Working within the University of Melbourne’s original 1930s engineering workshop, Designinc has opened up the student spaces to put engineering on display.
In the Melbourne suburb of Camberwell, Russell and George has designed a physiotherapy studio that challenges the idea of cold medical spaces and aims to speed up the rehabilitation process through colour.
With a university population of more than 58,000 students, Perth’s Curtin University engaged Geyer to overhaul its student services interface, restoring a campus jewel in the process.
Baumgart Clark Architects has created an office environment in Melbourne that exudes gravitas and dignity, but also prioritizes wireless and paperless technology.
In Brisbane, Cameron & Co has designed a day spa that not only reflects Queensland’s subtropical aesthetic and lifestyle, but also distils the rituals of pampering and relaxation.
In Melbourne’s prestigious suburb of Armadale, Jason M. Jones and Brahman Perera have created a Parisian-inspired wine bar that is about “making a special occasion of every day.”
Perth’s new Intercontinental hotel, designed by Woods Bagot and Chada, is the second reincarnation of a 1970s office block and proof that the finer things get better with age.
In Sydney, architecture firm Fox Johnston has reimagined a hospital’s 1935 outpatients’ building into an uplifting space for kids to learn and play.
In country Victoria, Hecker Guthrie has created a fifty-eight-room hotel on a winery estate with a rich architectural pedigree.
Designed by Etic and H and E Architects, the interiors of Barangaroo House in Sydney aim to redefine Australian dining, offering three levels, each with its own personality and appeal.
Located in the former headquarters of Paramount Picture Studios in Surry Hills, Sydney, this hotel designed by Breathe Architecture explores the narrative between place and home.
Designed by Prevalent, the futuristic interior of this restaurant in Newcastle enlivens the 1900s building it inhabits.
In Melbourne’s Docklands, DKO Architecture has designed an understated and elegant hotel delivers an experience for guests that feels at one with the real world just outside its doors.
PAL Design Group has created a new play environment in Sydney for children to make, create, build and explore as they exercise their imagination.
As one of his first projects, Andy Macdonald of MI Architects was given the opportunity to explore his interest in “colonizing underutilized roof space.” Eighteen years later, Andy reflects on this apartment design and its influence on his practice’s subsequent work.
Imbued with a classical sensibility tempered by moments of inventive wit, Luigi Rosselli Architects’ meticulously crafted first house – designed for the family of INXS’s Kirk Pengilly – represents the best of postmodern architecture.
An above-garage studio by in the Sydney suburb of Redfern designed by McGregor Westlake Architecture offers an appealing model for transforming the utilitarian laneway.
In the northern suburbs of Kyoto in Japan, Australian architect Luke Hayward has transformed a post-war row house, left dilapidated for decades, with a series of distinct interventions.
In the leafy Brisbane suburb of Tarragindi, this house wraps around a generous central courtyard to strike a delicate balance between nurturing family life and responding to its natural setting.
Responding to its tricky triangular block, this house by Studio Plus Three is an inversion of the traditional two-storey home , with a raised platform for living offering panoramic views and a genuine connection to the public realm.
Light-filled and airy, this dwelling by Tzannes re-imagines the suburban home and experiments with new modes of multi-generational living.
This purposefully recessive, distinctively contemporary alteration and addition to a rundown bungalow by MODO celebrates the house’s architectural lineage while providing room for modern living.
This detached extension to a Queenslander house challenges conventional models for alteration and addition projects with a design that oscillates between connectivity and autonomy.
Born of a unique collaboration between neighbours, this project by Brad Swartz Architects saw two rear-lane parking spaces in inner Sydney transformed into spatially elegant one-bedroom dwellings that evoke a sense of calm.