Byron Courtyard House-Spacebuilt

An Australian Renovation Weaves Together Indoor Spaces With Lush Gardens for a Year-Round Oasis1 of 15

To his credit, the original owner and builder of an ’80s-era home in Byron Bay, Australia, kept it "in pretty good nick," as designer Micka Etheridge puts it. "He’d dusted the window frames once a week for thirty-five years." Etheridge took that same care expanding the house for its new owners, Cheryl and James Kitchener, who love its greenery and mellow, vintage vibe.