11 Amazing Australian Homes

By Michele Koh Morollo
Today, architecture and design in Australia is more vibrant and exciting than ever.

From fashionable city abodes to bushland, lakeside, and oceanfront homes, good design is alive and well down under. Join us as we look back at some amazing Australian homes we've featured in the past.

Embracing the Australian Bush on Dangar Island

North of Sydney on Dangar Island is a modern Australian vacation rental that's positioned to take full advantage of views of the Hawkesbury River and native Angophora trees.

North of Sydney on Dangar Island is a modern Australian vacation rental that's positioned to take full advantage of views of the Hawkesbury River and native Angophora trees.

This house in the Mornington Peninsula in the south of Melbourne is filled with materials like natural stone, steel, and cedar, which serve as perfect backdrops for the bold colors and edgy midcentury furniture that firm SJB employed in the space.

This house in the Mornington Peninsula in the south of Melbourne is filled with materials like natural stone, steel, and cedar, which serve as perfect backdrops for the bold colors and edgy midcentury furniture that firm SJB employed in the space.

A traditional post-war-style shack near a beach in Lorne, Victoria, was remodeled with a top-level extension to allow for better views of the ocean.

A traditional post-war-style shack near a beach in Lorne, Victoria, was remodeled with a top-level extension to allow for better views of the ocean.

This 1949 inter-war modernist house in New South Wales was renovated by Sam Crawford Architects in a way that pays homage to its heritage. It features a number of nautical and Art  Deco elements.

This 1949 inter-war modernist house in New South Wales was renovated by Sam Crawford Architects in a way that pays homage to its heritage. It features a number of nautical and Art  Deco elements.