First House: Main Ridge Farmhouse

First House: Main Ridge Farmhouse

Projects | Designed while he was living in London, Justin Noxon’s first house was for his brother and sister-in-law as stage one of a masterplan for Main Ridge Dairy. Now, fourteen years later, Justin reflects on this project and the lessons it taught him.
Writ large: Albert Park House

Writ large: Albert Park House

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.
Fresh breeze: Sorrento House

Fresh breeze: Sorrento House

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.
Tough but delicate: Inverdon House

Tough but delicate: Inverdon House

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.
Sensory sanctum: Garden Pavilion

Sensory sanctum: Garden Pavilion

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.
Garden revelation: House Au Yeung

Garden revelation: House Au Yeung

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.