Australian Homes

Modern, prefab and sustainable homes from Oz.

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.
By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo - 6 days 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.
 - 11 days 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.
 - 12 days 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.
 - 13 days 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.
 - 17 days 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.
 - 18 days 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.
 - 19 days 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.
 - 23 days 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.
 - a month 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.
 - a month 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.
 - a month 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.
 - a month 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.
 - a month 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.
 - a month 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.
 - 2 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...
 - 2 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.
 - 2 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.
 - 2 months ago
An Arresting Australian Abode by Glenn Murcutt Needs a Buyer
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 outside Sydney is an architectural gem.
 - 2 months ago
A Sleek, Two-Story Addition Hides Behind a Traditional Cottage in Sydney
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 was shortlisted for the 2017 AIA Awards.
 - 4 months ago
Recycled Wood Stars in an Ogle-Worthy Renovation in Australia
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, and black accents.
 - 5 months ago
Only a Drone Could Capture How This House Fits on a Lot That’s Less Than 20 Feet Wide
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.
 - 5 months ago
A Pink Corridor Connects the Past With the Present in a Victorian Cottage
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.
 - 7 months ago
Living Screens Conceal a North Bondi Beach House and a Semi-Indoor Pool
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.
 - 6 months ago
A Melbourne Midcentury Gets a Palm Springs-Inspired Revival
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 of the original.
 - 6 months ago
An Off-the-Grid Prefab in Australia Uses Salvaged Iron as Camo
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 in the Australian countryside.
 - 6 months ago
A Family Home in Australia Features a Playful Version of the Classic Pitched Roof
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.
 - 6 months ago
Hand-Built by a Famed Queensland Architect, This Unique Abode Asks $228K
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.
 - 6 months ago
A Cool Melbourne Cottage Riffs Off of its Victorian Neighbors
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 silhouette and traditional elevation of its Victorian...
 - 6 months ago
A New Hip Roof Rejuvenates a California-Style Bungalow in Melbourne
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 architectural language.
 - 7 months ago