Projects | 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.
Projects | 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.
Projects | This apartment renovation by Retallack Thompson overcomes spatial challenges to add character and charm.
Projects | 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.
Projects | Carefully attuned to its site, this alteration and addition to a inter-war Queenslander by Vokes and Peters is about “making minimum disturbance while achieving maximum impact.”
Projects | Designed to withstand cyclones and cater to its owners as they age, this thoughtful house by Chloe Naughton reflects the level of detail and craftsmanship that is characteristic of local traditions.
Projects | Extending ideas about climate-responsive architecture and responding to its campsite-like site, this new home by Sparks Architects is poetic and emotionally charged.
Projects | 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.
Projects | This new home by Chenchow Little is a private sanctuary that maximizes the impressive panoramic views to the Pacific Ocean, while also contributing to the neighbourhood itself.
Projects | Embodying its local beachside context, this alteration and addition reconsiders the suburban status quo.
Projects | 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.
Projects | This reductive addition to a four-room cottage by Panov Scott endeavours to “find the essential” and in doing so, embraces human comfort and cumulative experience.
Projects | An apparently faceless building by Architects EAT reveals itself as a layered and sculptural home that playfully controls light and shadow throughout the day.
Projects | This modest home, designed in the late 1970s by Rodney Chambers for himself and his family, is grounded within the beauty of the surrounding garden.
Projects | A theatrical reworking of an existing townhouse uses colour and contrast to boldly define the series of spaces.
News | Two Australian houses are among 15 projects worldwide which have been shortlisted in Architectural Review’s 2017 AR House awards.
Projects | Robust, tactile and honest, the design of this new house responds instinctively to its setting, celebrating the human experience and artisanal values.
Projects | Perched high on a rocky outcrop, this expressive home reveals a strong connection with the experimental architecture of mid-century modernism.
News | A never-before-published archive of photographs and sketches makes up the bulk of a new book on the late Sydney architect Bruce Rickard.
Projects | Drawing in surrounding bushland and establishing new internalized landscapes, this new home intimately engages with its context and climate.