Projects | Imbued with a classical sensibility tempered by moments of inventive wit, Luigi Rosselli Architects’ meticulously crafted first house – designed for the family of INXS’s Kirk Pengilly – represents the best of postmodern architecture.
Projects | One of Adelaide’s best maintained examples of mid-century residential architecture, this 1958 house offers a model of clarity for what matters in daily life.
Projects | Built on a long, narrow site in 1985, this meticulously crafted island retreat designed by Ken Woolley blends seamlessly with its environment, while reading as a small village of interconnected buildings and shapes.
Projects | Balancing a sense of solidity with a contrasting spatial lightness, this 1960s house is indicative of the enduring relevance of architect Peter Heathwood.
Projects | This home, completed in 1987 by Peter Stronach for a Sydney advertising executive, has lost its original bold external colour, but it has retained its design flair and spatial drama.
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 | The complex geometries, rugged forms and textures of this home in Melbourne’s Kew, completed in 1969, reveal and enhance the patterns of everyday life.
Projects | Designed in 1974, this climate-responsive, twelve-sided home in the Brisbane bush combines a sophisticated design concept with a structural system of exceptional economy.
Projects | This early 1970s structure holds a commanding presence on its sloped site, demonstrating skilful choreography of the experience of arrival and considered layering of horizontal and vertical planes.
Projects | Designed as a country retreat, this environmentally sustainable home is a curious fusion of a vernacular barn-like aesthetic and a modern architectural language.
Projects | Designed in 1955 by Chancellor & Patrick for Gerald and Ellen McCraith as a holiday house, this home captures the optimism of Australian beach culture at the time.
Projects | Teaming reductive simplicity in section with an irregular floor plan that responds to the bushland setting, this home is still an instructive source of delight thirty-five years after completion.
Projects | Designed in 1953 by Robin Boyd for Victor and Peggy Stone, this modest home in Melbourne’s Eaglemont reflected the progressive attitudes of its owners.
Projects | Allan Powell’s distinctive St Kilda home, that “reveals a Palladian strand in its lineage … a structure designed to host parties.”
Projects | Featuring the elegant proportions of early modernism and the architect’s signature streamlined forms, this home was designed and built in 1941 by Frederick Romberg for his family.
Projects | Preston Lane Architects’ Daniel Lane revisits Bonnet Hill House, the practice’s first project from 2004.
Projects | Designed in 1987 by Peter Stutchbury and Phoebe Pape as their own home, this house is an exploration in living with landscape.
Projects | An iconic Glenn Murcutt house developed between 1988 and 1993.
Projects | Revisiting the ‘carefully juggled complexity’ of a home by Edmond and Corrigan.
Projects | Owen and Vokes and Peters revisits Newmarket House, the practice’s first project from 2003.