Verdant Victorian: Garden Room House

Verdant Victorian: Garden Room House

Project | This deliberately restrained addition to a Victorian terrace by Clare Cousins Architects – which replaces an oversized faux period structure – revolves around a central courtyard to create a verdant haven in Melbourne’s inner north.
Writ large: Albert Park House

Writ large: Albert Park House

Project | 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.
Fresh breeze: Sorrento House

Fresh breeze: Sorrento House

Project | Retaining the relaxed, breezy feel of the original beach house, this extension and renovation by Figureground Architecture is a clever reorganization that makes the most of the views and space.
Sensory sanctum: Garden Pavilion

Sensory sanctum: Garden Pavilion

Project | 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.
Garden revelation: House Au Yeung

Garden revelation: House Au Yeung

Project | With a wink to the brick cottage’s Arts and Crafts heritage, this addition by Tribe Studio relaxes the home’s original formality, brings focus to the garden and offers thoughtful elements of surprise.
Space graft: Dolls House

Space graft: Dolls House

Project | Day Bukh Architects has created an addition to a Federation-style bungalow in Sydney’s Randwick by carefully cutting, folding and suturing the new fabric into the old.