We add four more breathtaking structures to our collection of modern Australian homes from the Dwell archives. Be sure to take a look at parts one, two and, three as well!
To shield an addition and new courtyard for a bungalow in greater Melbourne, architect Anthony Clarke fitted its facade with strips of rough-sawn Victorian ash. The new Victorian ash siding keeps the interior courtyard cool. Photo by Peter Bennetts.
The other side of the living room opens onto a light-filled entryway. Flowers by Lisa Cooper; rug by Loom. Photo by Phu Tang.
Architect Chris Knapp of Built-Environment Practice designed and completed construction of the Dragonfly within six months. Photo by Owen McGoldrick.
Courtesy of Owen McGoldrick .
This project engages the occupant in a dialogue between extensive views of the Pacific Ocean and Lennox Head, in contrast with immediate snapshots of the rocky hillside on which the project is grounded,” Knapp says. Photo by Owen McGoldrick.
A band of clerestory windows illuminates the interior. The walls are recycled brick, whose thermal mass insulates the house. "One of the most challenging aspects of the build was negotiating a tight budget; however it was also one of the most exciting aspects and led in part to the refined palette of raw materials which give the home so much of its character and echo the pastural vernacular of the old cow shed," says Carter. Photo by Brett Boardman.