Australian Homes

Modern, prefab and sustainable homes from Oz.

Arches, Curves, and a Spiral Staircase Define This Sculptural Australian Home
Arches, Curves, and a Spiral Staircase Define This Sculptural Australian Home
Chenchow Little architects devise a wondrous and efficient home for a family of five in Sydney.
- 8 months ago
An Australian Couple Downsize to a Tiny House and Discover an Idyllic Lifestyle
When a family in Queensland, Australia, suffered the loss of a loved one, a tiny home became their ticket to financial freedom.
A Sydney Architect Deftly Revamps a 1920s Cottage to Embrace the Garden
Jeffrey Bokey-Grant gives his family’s traditional cottage an award-winning remodel that adheres to the original footprint.
A Grand Victorian Glows Like a Lantern After a Luminous Retrofit
A Grand Victorian Glows Like a Lantern After a Luminous Retrofit
Timmins + Whyte carves out a sun-soaked haven in a heritage-listed Melbourne home.
- 8 months ago
Before & After: A Blighted Boarding House in Sydney Is Now an Adaptable Courtyard Home
COX Architecture’s Joe Agius reconfigures a terrace house around a verdant courtyard, drawing inspiration from Moroccan riads.
An 1860s Stable Modernized in Melbourne
On a shady street just off the main drag of Melbourne, Australia’s hippest inner suburb, a pair of creative types and their two kids have made a bright, cheery home by renovating...
A Radiant Sydney Home Appears to Float Above a Sandstone Ridge
A dramatic cantilever isn’t the only striking aspect of this Sydney home—carefully framed views and an incredible outdoor shower also do the trick.
A Sunken Courtyard Anchors This Concrete Home to Its Steep Waterfront Site
CHROFI designs a home for an empty-nester couple on Sydney’s northern beaches that contrasts rugged concrete with refined millwork.
Delightful Curves Abound in This Revamped Cottage in Sydney
Carter Williamson Architects preserves the heritage facade of a 100-year-old dwelling in Annandale while imbuing the interiors with pastel hues and rounded details.
A Black-Gabled Bush Retreat Celebrates the Humble Australian Shed
Australian architect Roger Nelson spent almost a decade designing a home for his family in Lorne before teaming up with DREAMER to reimagine his vision as a rural retreat.
Two Sisters Work Together to Revive and Expand a Turn-of-the-Century Home in Perth
Two Sisters Work Together to Revive and Expand a Turn-of-the-Century Home in Perth
With input from her sister and her family, designer Beth George breathes new life into a 1908 Edwardian.
- 9 months ago
Before & After: A Victorian Cottage Expands With a Rear Addition to Accommodate a Growing Family
Kennon+ expanded and renovated a celebrity couple’s home into an impressive Melbourne mullet.
Exquisite Craftsmanship Breathes New Life Into a “Socially Sustainable” Home
In Melbourne’s Northcote neighborhood, Studio Bright reincarnates a declining Edwardian into a civic-minded family home with playful contemporary appeal.
A Revamped Terrace House in Sydney Is an Audiophile’s Dream
A new addition at the rear of this slender, 1800s-built home is finely tuned for hi-fi listening.
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.
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 vine-covered terrarium acts as a portal, hiding this home’s entrance from street view.
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
A single day is all it took to install this modular home on a working farm near Orange, New South Wales.
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.