Australian Homes

Modern, prefab and sustainable homes from Oz.

A Small Australian Cottage Becomes an Airy Gathering Hub
A Small Australian Cottage Becomes an Airy Gathering Hub
When a couple needed more space for their weekly family dinners, local architects transform their tiny abode into an entertaining oasis.
By Melissa Dalton - a day ago
A Dark Sydney Home Finds Light With a Unifying Expansion
A Dark Sydney Home Finds Light With a Unifying Expansion
A dark and disconnected cottage is beautifully transformed into a light and airy, two-story abode.
 - 2 days ago
A Melbourne Home Gains a Marvelous Modular Addition
A Melbourne Home Gains a Marvelous Modular Addition
In a leafy Victorian suburb, a prefab extension offers a superb solution to a family’s need for extra space.
 - 3 days ago
A Melbourne Couple Escape City Living in This Tasmanian Retreat
A Melbourne Couple Escape City Living in This Tasmanian Retreat
Despite its dark facade to visually recede into the bush, this countryside home boasts bright, light, and cozy interiors.
 - 10 days ago
Two Timber-Clad Pavilions Make Up This Australian Family Retreat
Two Timber-Clad Pavilions Make Up This Australian Family Retreat
Nestled in the coastal Victoria region, this modern retreat caters to a three-generational family with members ranging from six months to 76 years old.
 - 13 days ago
An Australian Home's Brick Addition Creates a Private Backyard Haven
An Australian Home's Brick Addition Creates a Private Backyard Haven
Inspired by the surrounding industrial neighborhood, a brick addition to a heritage cottage outside Melbourne creates a private backyard retreat.
 - 14 days ago
A Melbourne Home Decreases in Size to Amp Up Its Outdoor Connection
A Melbourne Home Decreases in Size to Amp Up Its Outdoor Connection
By reducing the overall floor area, local architects transform the space into a lighter, brighter, more functional modern home.
 - 14 days ago
Three Connected Pavilions Form This Airy Australian Beach Retreat
Three Connected Pavilions Form This Airy Australian Beach Retreat
Jackson Clements Burrows Architects replace a derelict beach shack in Barwon Heads, Victoria, with three minimalist, pitched-roof structures that invite the community in.
 - 20 days ago
This Australian Home Is a Study in Simplicity and Style
This Australian Home Is a Study in Simplicity and Style
Careful detailing and attention to scale ensure that this dwelling in Ballarat, Victoria, is elegant and fuss-free.
 - 22 days ago
Wooden Screens Shade This Sustainable Melbourne Residence
Wooden Screens Shade This Sustainable Melbourne Residence
A renovation and addition clad in operable, wooden screens turn an Edwardian in Camberwell into a breezy home that's strongly connected to the outdoors.
 - a month ago
An Australian Cottage Gets a Mediterranean-Inspired Revamp
An Australian Cottage Gets a Mediterranean-Inspired Revamp
With crisp, white stucco walls and a lush garden setting, this airy space will mentally transport you to the Mediterranean.
 - a month ago
A Steel Mesh Curtain Wraps Around This Renovated Australian Home
A Steel Mesh Curtain Wraps Around This Renovated Australian Home
Taking a cue from Japanese architecture, Hiro-En House in Melbourne features a deep veranda shaded by a stainless-steel mesh curtain.
 - 2 months ago
A Melbourne Home Gains a Gorgeous Glass-Fronted Addition
A Melbourne Home Gains a Gorgeous Glass-Fronted Addition
A glass-fronted addition aims to re-engage a small-scale Melbourne home with its exuberant garden.
 - 2 months ago
This Home For Sale in the Australian Bush Has Magical Tree House Vibes
This Home For Sale in the Australian Bush Has Magical Tree House Vibes
A three-pavilion home in a national park north of Sydney sits in an estuary and is accessible only by boat.
 - 2 months ago
An Old Worker’s Cottage Is Reborn Into an Eco-Friendly Home and Learning Center
An Old Worker’s Cottage Is Reborn Into an Eco-Friendly Home and Learning Center
A modern Melbourne renovation teaches others how to live sustainably without compromise.
 - 2 months ago
This Elegant A-Frame Rental in Australia Lets You Reconnect With Nature in Style
This Elegant A-Frame Rental in Australia Lets You Reconnect With Nature in Style
Located two hours west of Canberra in the serene Australian countryside, an A-frame rental offers a unique glamping experience.
 - 2 months ago
An Australian Cottage Gets a Japanese-Inspired Makeover and a New Home Office
An Australian Cottage Gets a Japanese-Inspired Makeover and a New Home Office
A weatherboard cottage in Melbourne gets a renovation and extension that make it a tranquil, live/work sanctuary.
 - 2 months ago
A Funky, Curvaceous Rainforest Home in Australia Hits the Market
A Funky, Curvaceous Rainforest Home in Australia Hits the Market
The incredible, award-winning abode was built by architect Jesse Bennett and interior designer Anne-Marie Campagnolo to serve as their own home.
 - 2 months ago
This New Zealand Architect Created a House That Looks Like a Tiny Village
This New Zealand Architect Created a House That Looks Like a Tiny Village
An Auckland architect switches up the formula on the Victorian villas that populate his neighborhood.
 - 2 months ago
A Futuristic Abode in Australia Draws Inspiration From Star Wars
A Futuristic Abode in Australia Draws Inspiration From Star Wars
When tapped to create a contemporary home with clean lines, ample light, and a view, Austin Maynard Architects find inspiration in the macrobinoculars from Star Wars.
 - 2 months ago
An Architect's 1958 Midcentury in Tasmania Gets a Graceful Renovation
An Architect's 1958 Midcentury in Tasmania Gets a Graceful Renovation
Designed by architect Edith Emery for her family and built in Sandy Bay in 1958, this midcentury abode receives a deliberate expansion that carries the spirit of the original.
 - 3 months ago
An Airy New Pavilion Lets One Family Practically Live in a Park
An Airy New Pavilion Lets One Family Practically Live in a Park
In a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, a pavilion addition ties into the existing home's midcentury roots and connects to the nearby parkland.
 - 3 months ago
The Glowing Converted Warehouse of Painter Fred Cress Is Open For Bids
The Glowing Converted Warehouse of Painter Fred Cress Is Open For Bids
The converted warehouse home and studio of award-winning painter Fred Cress in Annandale, Australia, is up for auction with a guide price of $4,500,000.
 - 3 months ago
This Australian Abode Is a Glass Pavilion Wrapped in Sliding Hardwood Screens
This Australian Abode Is a Glass Pavilion Wrapped in Sliding Hardwood Screens
Despite obstacles with steep terrain, Australian architects design a unique facade that maximizes ocean views, cross ventilation, and natural light.
 - 3 months ago
This Brisbane Home For Sale Is a Lush Sanctuary
This Brisbane Home For Sale Is a Lush Sanctuary
An extensive trellis runs the length of this adaptable home on a river gully, helping it feel like a tropical oasis despite being just three kilometers from the city center.
 - 3 months ago
This Off-Grid Container Home in Australia Disappears in Nature
This Off-Grid Container Home in Australia Disappears in Nature
Nestled in a tiny town off the coast, this container home echoes the main ingredient the owners had hoped for in a weekend retreat—serenity.
 - 3 months ago
A New, Affordable Green Home Comes to an Australian Eco-Village
A New, Affordable Green Home Comes to an Australian Eco-Village
Adapted for the Australian climate, the eco-friendly, low-maintenance CORE 9 house starts at $192,000.
 - 3 months ago
A Sustainable Home Near Sydney Boasts Chicken Coops, Vertical Gardens, and More
A Sustainable Home Near Sydney Boasts Chicken Coops, Vertical Gardens, and More
A new home in Australia raises the question: Is it possible to produce much of your own food and energy while living near the heart of the city?
 - 4 months ago
An Australian Abode Fuses Structure With Scenery
An Australian Abode Fuses Structure With Scenery
Perched on a coastal site in Australia, this property features cantilevered views of the sparkling sea.
 - 4 months ago
A Striking Courtyard Awaits Behind These Bluestone Walls
A Striking Courtyard Awaits Behind These Bluestone Walls
Hidden behind a stunning home, this courtyard encourages relaxed, indoor/outdoor living.
 - 4 months ago