Australian Homes

Modern, prefab and sustainable homes from Oz.

An Arresting Australian Abode by Glenn Murcutt Needs a Buyer
Nestled against a sandstone rock face for privacy and clad with blackened zinc to protect against fires, this gorgeous residence...
A Sleek, Two-Story Addition Hides Behind a Traditional Cottage in Sydney
Taking cues from the original home, Madeleine Blanchfield Architects creates a seamless transition from old to new—and the result...
Recycled Wood Stars in an Ogle-Worthy Renovation in Australia
Melbourne architect and designer Travis Walton elevates a rustic retreat with a strategic combination of recycled wood, concrete,...
Only a Drone Could Capture How This House Fits on a Lot That’s Less Than 20 Feet Wide
An ultra-narrow home rises on a steep slope, wedged between two buildings, a road, and a waterway.
A Pink Corridor Connects the Past With the Present in a Victorian Cottage
A brick and fuchsia tunnel creates a time warp in this semi-detached Victorian in a Melbourne suburb.
Living Screens Conceal a North Bondi Beach House and a Semi-Indoor Pool
LED-lit, living wall screens provide privacy while allowing the home's owners to enjoy an indoor/outdoor lifestyle.
A Melbourne Midcentury Gets a Palm Springs-Inspired Revival
Built in 1964 and originally designed by architect Harry Ernest, a worn-down home undergoes an overhaul that embraces the spirit...
An Off-the-Grid Prefab in Australia Uses Salvaged Iron as Camo
Disguised as a humble farm shed, the prefabricated Tintaldra Cabin is a cool, contemporary home that goes completely off the grid...
A Family Home in Australia Features a Playful Version of the Classic Pitched Roof
An architect's creative reinterpretation of a traditional pitched roof sets a property apart from its neighbors.
Hand-Built by a Famed Queensland Architect, This Unique Abode Asks $228K
At age 70, Eddie Oribin built the house for himself and his wife to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.
A Cool Melbourne Cottage Riffs Off of its Victorian Neighbors
Using the same roof form and materials as the houses surrounding it, this Australian residence reinterprets the pitched-roof...
A New Hip Roof Rejuvenates a California-Style Bungalow in Melbourne
This Melbourne house inspired by California bungalows was renovated and extended without neglecting its original form or...
2 New Gable Roofs Brighten Up an Edwardian Cottage in Melbourne
The Melbourne beachside suburb of Sandringham is filled with period houses such as this Edwardian timber home—but this one has...
Soak In the Greatness of This Gorgeous Melbourne Addition
Pandolfini Architects melds steel, concrete, and oak in an elegant, double-height rear addition to a 100-year-old residence.
A Bushland Home in Melbourne That's Divided Between Two Pavilions
A split monolithic form gives this modern residence its name—Two Halves House.
A Layered Home in Coastal Australia That Merges With the Limestone Terrain
Located in Victoria, Australia, on a site that's lined with limestone shelves and underground caves, this house was designed as a...
Vaulted Skylights and Concrete Columns Connect This Melbourne Home With the Sun
Concrete, aluminum, and skylights create architectural alchemy in this breezy residence in the Melbourne suburb of Kew.
The Surrounding Countryside Inspires a Family Home in Australia's Adelaide Hills
After years of travelling the world for work, an Australian family was ready to create their ultimate home base on twenty acres.
A Progressive Melbourne Development Company Helps Facilitate an Exquisite Home Renovation
The BuildHer Collective, a development company whose aim is to empower women to tackle their own construction projects, teams up...
A Streamlined Addition Revives a Gloomy Victorian in Sydney
The owners of this semi-detached, south-facing home asked the architects to bring in the light.
Find Out How Light and Precious Outdoor Space Were Introduced to an Old Australian Cottage
A series of interlocking masonry volumes are placed behind an existing cottage in New South Wales, Australia, to maximize...
A Run-Down Melbourne Bungalow's Makeover Embraces Light and Family Life
Beyond its "stately facade," the interior of this California-style bungalow was forlorn and neglected when the new homeowners...
See How Sliding-Glass Pavilions Transformed a Renovated Melbourne Home
B.E. Architecture unifies new and old in a Melbourne residence, honoring the existing structure while introducing flexible glass...
A 1960s Melbourne Warehouse Is Upcycled and Transformed Into an Energy-Efficient Family Home
A family's dream of living in a converted warehouse becomes a reality when Zen Architects successfully transforms a leaky...
Plans For a Simple Carport Evolve Into a Rear Addition and See-Through Pool
A straightforward alteration and addition project in Manly, New South Wales, Australia, results in a surprising overhaul of the...
An Edgy Slatted Facade Conceals a Striking Indoor/Outdoor Home in Brisbane
From the street view, an angular slatted facade conceals a home from the outside world while also carefully hinting at what's...
A Brisbane Architect Designs a Light-Filled Addition For Her Brother
With the addition of a striking, two-story "living hub," architect Rebecca Caldwell of Maytree Studios adds the finishing touch...
A Remodel Turns a Dark and Choppy House in Melbourne Into a Bright, Flexible Family Home
A 1970s double-brick family home in Doncaster, Melbourne, was dramatically remodeled to take full advantage of scenic views of...
A Bondi Beach Penthouse Designed For Barefoot Luxury
The design brief of this Sydney project was to evoke the "relaxed sophistication" of the popular Australian beach locale.
A Creative Brick Extension That’s Designed to Adapt With a Growing Family’s Needs
This compact extension at the rear of a suburban house in Melbourne, Australia, includes a ground-level garage on its...

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