Modern Australian Homes Part Two

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By Emma Marsano / Published by Dwell
You've already seen our favorites in Sydney and on Australia's southern coast. Next, take a look at four homes we love on Australia's eastern seaboard.
Modern Australian Homes Part Two - Photo 1 of 4 - The barely-there glass walls and elegantly simple lines of a home in Myocum, Australia, connect inhabitants to the environment while consciously reducing the home's impact on its beautiful surroundings. Photo by Peter Hyatt.

The barely-there glass walls and elegantly simple lines of a home in Myocum, Australia, connect inhabitants to the environment while consciously reducing the home's impact on its beautiful surroundings. Photo by Peter Hyatt.

 

Modern Australian Homes Part Two - Photo 2 of 4 - Though strict conservation regulations meant the front of this Newtown, Australia, home had to remain untouched, architect Christopher Polly had free reign to design a modern addition at the back of the house.

Though strict conservation regulations meant the front of this Newtown, Australia, home had to remain untouched, architect Christopher Polly had free reign to design a modern addition at the back of the house.

Modern Australian Homes Part Two - Photo 3 of 4 - A beach house in North Avoca was designed to accommodate three generations of the Ferguson family. The jutting private porches and large common areas that define the home's shape accommodate the number of people who spend time at the house. Photo by Amanda Prior.

A beach house in North Avoca was designed to accommodate three generations of the Ferguson family. The jutting private porches and large common areas that define the home's shape accommodate the number of people who spend time at the house. Photo by Amanda Prior.

Modern Australian Homes Part Two - Photo 4 of 4 - From their London loft, one brave couple purchased a plot of land in Noosa, Australia, that they'd never visited with hopes of building a family home. A few years and some creative monetary workarounds later, their property boasts a beautiful home that recalls traditional Queensland architecture without sacrificing modern elements, like a tall, sloping roof and steel-framed floor-to-ceiling windows.

From their London loft, one brave couple purchased a plot of land in Noosa, Australia, that they'd never visited with hopes of building a family home. A few years and some creative monetary workarounds later, their property boasts a beautiful home that recalls traditional Queensland architecture without sacrificing modern elements, like a tall, sloping roof and steel-framed floor-to-ceiling windows.