Tag: Residential

Darling Point Apartment by Chenchow Little.
Projects | Editorial Desk AAU | 1 Jul 2020

Talking Houses with Chenchow Little:
Darling Point Apartment

In this video, Tony Chenchow and Stephanie Little return to the Darling Point Apartment to literally unfold the elements of this tranquil apartment.

Auchenflower House by Vokes and Peters.
Projects | Editorial Desk AAU | 26 Jun 2020

Talking Houses with Vokes and Peters: Auchenflower House

In this third instalment of the Design Speaks video series celebrating 10 years of the Houses Awards, Stuart Vokes and Aaron Peters share the story of the Auchenflower House.

Shearer's Quarters by John Wardle Architects.
Projects | Editorial Desk AAU | 22 Jun 2020

Talking Houses with John Wardle:
Shearer’s Quarters

In this second instalment of the video series, John Wardle shares the story of Shearer’s Quarters, winner of the Australian House of the Year in 2012.

Cabbage Tree House by Peter Stutchbury Architecture, winner of the 2018 Australian House of the Year.
Projects | Editorial Desk AAU | 15 Jun 2020

Talking Houses with Peter Stutchbury:
Cabbage Tree House

This new Houses Awards video series shares the stories, ideas and experience of living in past winners of the Australian House of the Year.

The house seems to sit on an axis that bisects the lake, the arc of two headlands, and the horizon of the ocean beyond.
Projects | Beth George | 21 May 2020

‘Cinematic sublimity’: Wallis Lake House

Nestled against a ridgeline and taking in views to the distant peaks of the national park beyond, this new home in Whoota, on the New South Wales coast, is born of dedication and collaboration.

The tight footprint of the existing terrace necessitated an efficient approach to establishing a new spatial order.
Projects | Tobias Horrocks | 31 Jan 2020

Hard worker: Albert Park Terrace

This renovation of an inner-Melbourne terrace by Wellard Architects cleverly navigates the site’s constrained footprint, employing key architectural moves that make for an efficient and uplifting family home.

Lind Residence by Anatol Kagan.
News | Patrick Hunn | 29 May 2018

Threatened Anatol Kagan house receives state heritage listing

The Heritage Council of Victoria has defied the recommendation of the director of Heritage Victoria in its decision to heritage-list Lind House in Melbourne.

The cypress pine cladding was chosen because it will weather and age naturally.
Projects | Rachael Bernstone | 12 Oct 2017

Inclusiveness and community: Backhouse

A compact and sustainable house by Coda Studio that prioritizes connection to family and community encapsulates the progressive ideals of the architects who call it home.

Annandale House by Welsh and Major Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 2 Oct 2017

Vote for Australia’s favourite house 2017

Voting has opened for the 2017 People’s Choice Award as part of the 2017 National Architecture Awards, which will reward one of 15 residential projects selected from across Australia.

Lind Residence by Anatol Kagan.
News | Patrick Hunn | 27 Sep 2017

Heritage Victoria snubs modernist Anatol Kagan house

Heritage Victoria’s executive director has recommended that a mid-century modernist house in Melbourne should be denied recognition on the Victorian Heritage Register.

Concept from the Rhodes East Precinct Investigation Area Urban Design Report by Roberts Day.
News | Patrick Hunn | 18 Sep 2017

Medium-density living at heart of government plan for Sydney’s Rhodes peninsula

A draft 20-year masterplan by Roberts Day would see the eastern half of the Rhodes Peninsula in Sydney develop as a medium-density, pedestrian-friendly neighbourhood.

A residential tower in Melbourne designed by Zaha Hadid Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 12 Sep 2017

Zaha Hadid Architects’ $330m Melbourne tower approved

Zaha Hadid Architects’ second Melbourne project, a residential tower which has now been approved, is inspired by “the Australian landscape’s fluid geometry.”

A new staircase in a central atrium marks the transition from old to new in a robust palette of concrete, recycled timber, steel and glass. Artwork: Maricou, Silver Mare.
Projects | Peter Salhani | 12 Sep 2017

A harmonious weave: Balmain Semi

Weaving elements of the old building fabric in with the new, in some places overtly and in others organically, gives Balmain Semi by CO-AP and Nick Bell Architects a feeling of harmony.

The site of the "Block H" development in Wentworth Point, Sydney.
News | Patrick Hunn | 7 Sep 2017

Six selected in design competition for 1,000 new homes in western Sydney

Australian and international practices have been invited to submit designs for a high-density residential complex in the Sydney suburb of Wentworth Point.

Since 2004 the fire station has been used as a private residence. The current owners engaged Owen Architecture to improve the “cramped and disconnected” spaces and circulation.
Projects | Alice Hampson | 1 Sep 2017

From ‘hose to house’: Bayside Fire Station

The restoration of a former fire station in Brisbane by Owen Architecture reimagines a unique typology as a comfortable family home, achieved with a design strategy that was “deliberately singular.”

Lind Residence by Anatol Kagan.
News | Patrick Hunn | 28 Aug 2017

Mid-century modernist house receives temporary demolition reprieve

A plan to demolish a mid-century modernist house designed by the late, Russia-born architect Anatol Kagan in the Melbourne suburb of Caulfield North has been temporarily foiled by the City of Glen Eira.

1/2/3/4/5 Cohousing by David Barr Architects.
News | Linda Cheng | 12 Jul 2017

Zero-energy, prefab apartment design wins WA medium-density housing competition

David Barr Architects’ modular, prefabricated design has won a WA government agency’s competition to design an affordable, sustainable, medium-density housing project.

The modernist house relies on the landscape and streets as an extension of the home.
Projects | James Russell | 12 Jul 2017

Revisited: Chambers House

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.

Lind Residence by Anatol Kagan.
News | Patrick Hunn | 7 Jul 2017

Council moves to save mid-century modernist house from demolition

A planning permit application proposes to redevelop the mid-century modernist home as eight two- and three-storey units.

Peter McIntyre purchased the 9-acre block of land in 1947 for £200 when he was 19 years old. The terrain was difficult, with steep cliffs and prone to flooding from the Yarra River.
News | Patrick Hunn | 26 Jun 2017

‘Rethinking ways of living’: Home truths from Melbourne’s modernists

A series of interviews produced by Open House Melbourne features four of Australia’s most significant 20th century architects and designers.

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