Australian Homes

Modern, prefab and sustainable homes from Oz.

Before & After: A Partitioned Bed-and-Breakfast in Sydney Is Now a Gracefully Unified Home
Before & After: A Partitioned Bed-and-Breakfast in Sydney Is Now a Gracefully Unified Home
Carter Williamson turns a disjointed terrace house into a soothing residence full of soft colors and curves.
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A Lush Garden Is the Hidden Heart of This Courtyard House
Garden and living spaces blend together in this Australian dwelling which inverts the classic wraparound veranda.
A Dilapidated Victorian Cottage Shines After a Sustainable Retrofit
Zen Architects revitalizes an early 1900s home in Melbourne.
A Crumbling Cottage Gives Way to a Brisbane Home Brimming With Greenery
A Crumbling Cottage Gives Way to a Brisbane Home Brimming With Greenery
A vine-covered terrarium acts as a portal, hiding this home’s entrance from street view.
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A Home in a Former Shoe Factory Gets an Overhaul Inspired by a Vintage Cookbook
WOWOWA Architecture combines a retro palette of blush, brick red, and copper with a swirl of curving forms to ease awkward angles in this warehouse conversion.
This Breezy Sydney Home Stands Strong Against Bushfires
In the Western Sydney suburb of North Rocks, a sustainably renovated home embraces the outdoors in more ways than one.
An Elegant Backyard Pavilion Lets an Australian Home Soak Up the Sun
Moloney Architects fashions a brick-and-wood pavilion to bring light into a historic home in Victoria.
A Sensational Green Roof Fuses This Home With the Australian Coast
An outdoor enthusiast’s eco-friendly retreat on the shores of Wallis Lake embraces the beach and bushland.
An Architectural “Gorge” Splits This Australian Home in Half
The Iron Maiden House showcases a unique way to bring the outside in by replicating a natural phenomenon.
A Flourishing Garden Grows Inside This Glass-Roofed Melbourne Victorian
Austin Maynard Architects turns a typical Melbourne terrace house into a light-filled home with a bright-green heart.
An Affordable Prefab Home Frames the Rugged Landscape in Rural Australia
An Affordable Prefab Home Frames the Rugged Landscape in Rural Australia
A single day is all it took to install this modular home on a working farm near Orange, New South Wales.
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An Architect’s Home in Bondi Evolves Over Three Renovations to Suit a Growing Family
Over the past seven years, Australian architect Jeremy Bull has renovated his home three times, describing it as a “scaffold for a growing...
Before & After: A Pitch-Perfect Remodel Strikes Harmony in a Home Atop a Violin Shop
Tsai Design fine tunes a convoluted Melbourne apartment in order to let the light in.
This Melbourne Family Home Wraps Around a 125-Year-Old Dairy
White tile, concrete, and steel accents connect a contemporary home with the industrial heritage of its site.
An Edwardian Home Gets a New Life Complete With a Sparkling Pool
Wellard Architects gives a Melbourne family home a refreshing remodel that celebrates the past while embracing the future.
An Australian Home Nods to Oscar Niemeyer With Curvaceous Concrete Forms
A light renovation connects this Sydney home with its lushly landscaped grounds.
This Revamped Terrace House Has a Porthole Window for the Owner’s Cat
Atlas Architects crafts a sanctuary for a librarian and her cat in Melbourne, Australia.
With Just $7K, a Creative Duo Transform a Melbourne Warehouse Into a Cheerful Home and Studio
Designer Leah Hudson-Smith and musician Wally Maloney build a bedroom and music studio within a lofty warehouse—all on a shoestring budget.
This Self-Sufficient Australian Home Is a Living, Breathing Ecosystem
A house in Sydney combats climate change with its own ecosystem.
This Extraordinarily Colorful Family Home Was Inspired by a Pink Song
The FUN House unfolds over three volumes dripping with vivacious color.
An Architect Turns His Victorian Home Into a Sun-Drenched Live/Work Space
In an attempt to beat the winter blues and improve his work/life balance, Australian architect Andrew Maynard combines his home with his office in a sun-drenched Victorian terrace...
How a Couple Built the Forever Home of Their Dreams in Less Than Six Months
Along Victoria’s Surf Coast, a minimalist timber dwelling combines Scandinavian charm with the laid-back vibes of a New Zealand bach.
This Playful Melbourne Home Sports a Roof Like a Mountain Range
Two neighboring homes fuse together to form one courtyard residence with a jagged roof that’s full of hidden delights for a family of five.
A Former Vegemite Warehouse in Sydney Is Transformed Into a Colorful Family Home
This warehouse conversion by Ian Moore Architects also features an equine genetics laboratory and an enormous garage filled with classic cars.
This Cuckoo Clock–Inspired Melbourne Home Cost Just $337K to Build
When RARA Architecture had to rebuild, rather than renovate, a small Edwardian home in Melbourne, Australia, they gave it a modern twist.
Sydney’s 1960s Oculus House Is for Sale After an Award-Winning Renovation
This curvaceous midcentury home is completely encircled by a flourishing garden.
A Stone Farmhouse Hides an Exquisite Japanese-Inspired Interior
Bespoke joinery, elegant minimalism, and space-saving design imbue a contemporary country retreat with Japanese sensibilities.
A Compact Australian Bungalow Grows Grander With a Timber-Clad Addition
A site-sensitive renovation expands a heritage Melbourne home while preserving its original charm.
A Bold and Playful Melbourne Home Dares to Stand Out From the Crowd
In Fitzroy North, an all-female architecture team crafts a “family home of the future” that champions great design.
How This Australian Beach House Connects to the Coast Is on a Whole Other Level
On the outskirts of Sydney, Bundeena Beach House’s green roof and sculptural skylight are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to honoring the environment.