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.
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.
A focus on craft and making provides this radically reconfigured apartment with a sense of warmth and tactile materiality, enhancing its stunning views.
A community-minded inner-city development by MA Architects with Neometro refines the apartment typology with clever spatial planning to celebrate small-footprint living.
Neil Architecture has thoroughly transformed a classic suburban house by an intervention that manages to appear both understated and effortless.
Conceived as a celebration of granite, this home by B.E Architecture simultaneously evokes a sense of solid permanence and a contradictory feeling of lightness and warmth.
Make Architecture’s addition to a two-bedroom house in Abbotsford reflects the area’s industrial aesthetic while working hard to offer sanctuary and suburban amenity.
Taking aesthetic cues from Nordic modernism and conceptual inspiration from the Antarctic, this family home by Breathe Architecture eschews polarization in favour of a consistent design language.
The cultural heritage of the clients subtly influenced this reworking of a 19th century row house in Melbourne’s Carlton by Sonelo Design Studio.
This renovation of a dark terrace house by Wolveridge Architects has resulted in a contemporary, light-filled home with striking timber elements and comfortable connections to nature.
In remodelling a typical double-fronted Victorian terrace in Albert Park, Claire Scorpo Architects designed a home that unexpectedly ended up smaller than it started, but created comfortable, useable areas.
This new extension by BLOXAS is a private garden sanctuary in more ways than one, as an escape from modern city life and as a place of retreat for a client who suffers from a chronic sleep disorder.
This highly crafted addition to an Edwardian home retains the existing building’s dignified formality while offering robust new spaces for celebrating contemporary family life.
This “open and transparent” addition is tucked neatly behind a weatherboard house, taking inspiration from the client’s love of modernism and fond memories of growing up in a Merchant Builders home.
This converted warehouse project responds to increasing housing density with quality spatial thinking. The design of the townhouse insertions respects the original structure’s heritage while adding a new layer of function and detail.
A modest extension for his in-laws provided Paul Porjazoski of Bent Architecture with a springboard from which to launch his practice.
Showing restraint and simplicity, a new home by Powell and Glenn is animated by the changing light and shade.
Maria Danos Architecture has transformed a graphic design studio space into a moody and textural one-bedroom apartment.
A subtle arrangement of garden courtyards creates an oasis of greenery at the Courtyard House by Figr Architecture.
A terrace house renovation by Adrian Amore Architects with a stair that functions as much more than just vertical circulation.
Behind a rebuilt heritage facade, this home by Ha offers ample daylight and a rewarding journey of spaces, from a clever sunken living area to a rooftop terrace with city views.
Set alongside a train line, this new house makes the most of its challenging setting to create a private and secure place of retreat for its owners.
A compact, but generous home wrapped in cladding salvaged from the small Victorian cottage that was originally on the site.
Architects EAT co-director Albert Mo reflects on the practice’s first residential project, which transformed a rundown house that “no-one wanted.”
This flexible family home, the practice’s first built project, accommodates two households in one and delivers a series of seductive architectural volumes.
Four new halls of residence, by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects, McBride Charles Ryan, and Hayball and Richard Middleton Architects, are shaping the urban environment of the Clayton campus and fostering a sense of community.
Ola Studio take cues, but not directly, from the existing 1880s home to create Garth House.
Renovations have breathed new life into a Californian bungalow, stitching it into the garden, while respecting the character of the much-loved existing dwelling.
Adapting an inner-city site for a young family with a steady stream of interstate guests called for a standalone addition that accommodates a plethora of different activities.
With a compelling ten-metre-long, red brick hallway that offers far more than circulation space, this extension to a Victorian terrace shows just how much can be achieved with a small footprint.