Through a forensic and addictive process of discovery, John Wardle Architects has painstakingly added to and restored this cliffside cottage on Bruny Island with “humble deference” to its history and the world-wanderer who called it home.
Often in life, everything happens all at once – and this was the case for Fiona Winzar of Fred Architecture, who twelve years ago started her own architectural practice while pregnant with her baby, Agnes. Fiona reflects on the first project that began this new chapter of her life, Eyelid House.
With a simple, calm form nestled into the dramatic landscape of southern Tasmania, this “forever house” embraces sustainable design principles.
Taylor and Hinds Architects’ addition to a 1950s modernist house starts a “conversation” with the original architecture, without compromising the originality and idiosyncrasy of the new.
This beachside home by Stuart Tanner Architects is precise without being overly fussy, facilitating a relaxed lifestyle with a measured sense of order and grandeur.
The pragmatic is mixed with the poetic, as precast concrete, steel and glass come together to form this robust holiday house perched on the Tasmanian coast.
A landscape of strong horizontal lines with rolling hills inspired the form of this house.
Preston Lane Architects’ Daniel Lane revisits Bonnet Hill House, the practice’s first project from 2004.
A modest extension by Preston Lane Architects delivers more than “just a few extra rooms”.
1+2 Architecture revisits Walla Womba Guest House, the practice’s first project from 2004.
A beach house by Rosevear Architects provides a platform from which to appreciate the views.
McGlashan and Everist’s enduring design for a Hobart house.
A harbourfront house by Maria Gigney Architects in Battery Point, Hobart.
Dock4’s pair of small, low-cost houses in Tasmanian bush settings embody the pleasures of experimenting with volume manipulation.
A small house extension by BLOXAS injects architectural delight into a standard brick home.
Architect Richard Lee takes a tangled Hobart cottage and weaves it anew back into the fabric of its historic neighbourhood.
On Tasmania’s Bruny Island, Shearer’s Quarters by John Wardle Architects makes a transformational link from past to future.
Between forest and sea on the edge of the Tasman National Park, two pavilions fit snugly into the steep landscape.
A Hobart masterpiece by J. H. Esmond Dorney.
This restoration of a Georgian residence is an exceptional model of sensitive architectural intervention.
This holiday house sets up a relationship with the landscape that is predominantly about pleasant separation.
This house on Hobart’s Mount Wellington by Room11 proves that “austere” and “playful” aren’t always mutually exclusive.
A historic stone barn has been sensitively brought back to life by Maria Gigney Architects.
The architecture of then and now is fused with a blend of excitement and assured restraint at this homestead in Tasmania.