Architect Simon Pendal reflects on his first project, his own house in Fremantle WA, which he built with his life partner Rebecca Angus.
Architect Kate Fitzgerald of Whispering Smith prevailed against government regulations to create this compact home in Perth that represents a novel approach to increasing density in the suburbs.
A celebration of the process and legacy of making, this house by Local Architecture transcends its modest site and budget through strategic manipulations of light and form.
This multiresidential design by Spaceagency Architects contributes to a local canon of intriguing medium-density projects in Perth with “deep pragmatism” and “tactile and poetic sensitivity.”
Emblematic of a generational shift in thinking about housing, this development of three apartments by David Barr Architects is an example of affordability by design.
A theatrical reworking of an existing townhouse uses colour and contrast to boldly define the series of spaces.
David Weir Architects creates an“energetic” one-bedroom cottage that provides a place to live and a place to work.
Combining playfulness, restrained minimalism and respect for the terrace house typology, Blane Brackenridge Architecture has created three “convincing” hillside dwellings in Fremantle, Western Australia.
Bosske Architecture’s bold chimney-like addition gives a new voice to the existing home while reflecting the suburb’s past.
Adrian Iredale of Iredale Pedersen Hook reflects on the practice’s first project, a house that expresses “the youthful sense of pursuing an untested path.”
Jonathan Lake Architects creates a new home that makes the most of a small footprint through the strategic integration of garden spaces, balancing privacy and connection between family members.
Interlocking spaces connect house and garden in this addition to an 1890s Fremantle home by Philip Stejskal Architecture.
A Perth home by Pendal and Neille that engages with the sublime pleasures of domestic life.
A modest Perth bungalow made intriguing by Pendal and Neille.
A family home by MORQ in Margaret River responds directly to the movement of the sun, wind and trees.
Officer Woods creates a cluster of courtyard houses on the fringe of Fremantle.
An exploration of the idea of openness and how this might affect the way the owners experience climate and landscape.
An undulating roof floats above this weekender, creating a series of visual connections with the Indian Ocean beyond.
The Perth home and studio of Bulgarian-born architect Iwan Iwanoff.