Australian Homes

Modern, prefab and sustainable homes from Oz.

This Australian “Tree House” Embraces the Spirit of its Site
This Australian “Tree House” Embraces the Spirit of its Site
Cantilevered high above a steep, rocky site, this young family's “Tree House” fully embraces the Australian landscape.
- 2 years ago
Ocean Breezes Blow Right Through This Modern Australian Beach Shack
This airy home makes the most of its beachside location with sustainable design, careful siting, and an expansive glazed facade.
A Eucalyptus-Lined Oceanfront Home in Australia
A coastal home designed by Australian architect John Wardle is uniquely tuned in to its residents and to its epic surroundings.
Living Simply on a Lush Australian Estate
Living Simply on a Lush Australian Estate
A family home on Australia’s Mornington Peninsula is built to blend in with its lakeside setting.
- 6 years ago
This Breezy Australian Bungalow Caters to a Family’s Evolving Needs
Drawing from Palm Springs modernism and featuring local materials, Northcote House outside Melbourne offers comfort and privacy for the whole family.
A Richly Furnished Home Frames Striking Landscape Views
In the Australian bush, a sculptor and an architect collaborate on a house built to withstand fire.
An Off-the-Grid Prefab that Combines Open Plan Living With Rugged Durability
In Tasmania, an eco-conscious architect builds a vacation home that can stand up to an untamed island.
Reclaimed Brick Ties Together a Sustainable Australian Home
TRIAS Studio follows a “less but better” mindset for a couple seeking to downsize to a modest and eco-friendly home.
A Historic Melbourne Home Sports an Angular Addition and a Batten Screen
WALA renovates and expands a heritage listed home with a second-floor addition that presents a graphic, batten-screen facade.
An Unassuming Edwardian Saves the Best for Out Back
Keeping up street-side appearances, an Australian artist’s home branches out with a modern extension.
A Circular Beach House in Australia Embraces Coastal Living
A Circular Beach House in Australia Embraces Coastal Living
Designed for self-sufficiency, this modern take on the traditional bach stands up against super-sized holiday homes.
- 2 years ago
There’s a Jungle Inside This Blackened Timber Home in Melbourne
A small family's dream of a spacious entertaining home in Melbourne comes to life through a design that hinges on contrasts.
An ’80s Beach House in Australia Goes From “Blah” to Beautiful
Figureground Architecture expands and reconfigures a defunct beach house in Sorrento, weaving together a medley of wood finishes.
An Australian Architect Builds a Rammed Earth-and-Steel Home For His Family
Bush House by architect Paul O’Reilly takes a page from California’s Case Study houses, and is inspired by the family’s love of the outdoors.
Before & After: An Australian Midcentury Home Is Awash With Bold Color and Pattern
A brick residence by Australian midcentury architects Payne & Hunt gets a new lease on life with patterned wall murals and pops of primary color.
A 1960s Melbourne Home Gets a Summery Extension Inspired by Caravan Tents
Inspired by the form and feel of a caravan tent, an extension turns a dark and introspective residence into a bigger, brighter home that draws in refreshing breezes and garden...
Book Lovers, Bookmark This Australian Home Designed For Aging in Place
Vokes and Peters fashions a Byron Bay residence for a pair of avid readers and art collectors that “celebrates the pleasure of books, art, and rituals of daily...
A Revitalized Rear Addition in Melbourne Connects a Victorian With a Verdant Garden
Faced with an inadequate ’80s addition on a grand Victorian home, Figureground Architecture intervenes with a striking treatment that weaves together house and garden.
A Superb Australian Home Angles For Seaside Views
Megowan Architectural orients the concrete-and-wood Two Angle House on the Mornington Peninsula to best capture views of the sea and sun.
A Hardworking Home Puts a Modern Twist on the Farmhouse
Clad in blackened timber, Red Hill Farm House is a family home near Melbourne that offers a minimalist take on the local vernacular.
The Suntrap House Soaks Up Daylight and Celebrates Australia's Landscape
Smart design and reclaimed materials create a striking, eco-friendly home in the Sydney suburb of Lewisham.
A Multi-Generational Australian Home Basks in Park Views
A Melbourne family home is renovated to include a granny flat for the husband’s parents and strengthen its connection to surrounding green spaces.
A Renovated Melbourne Bungalow Keeps its Clapboard Character
Outside cladding continues inside this updated and extended bungalow, which now enjoys a breezy garden connection.
This Japanese-Inspired House in Sydney Defies a Triangular Site
A challenging site prompts studioplusthree to get creative to bring light, views, and improved energy efficiency to this renovated abode.
This Modern Dwelling Reimagines the Architecture of Suburbia
In a neighborhood of densely packed homes, this contemporary dwelling makes a bold statement that pushes the boundaries of suburban residential design.
An Australian Garden Studio Opens Up to the Outdoors With Sliding Glass Walls
This ultra-flexible backyard garden studio functions as both a guesthouse and a communal space.
Head to This Cor-Ten Steel Cabin Perched on an Australian Gorge
Oikos is a sculptural hideaway set on a private homestead in Hepburn Springs, where guests can bask in sprawling views while enjoying luxe amenities.
An Energy-Efficient Home Allows Graceful Aging-in-Place
On the Australian coast, a forever home offers an adventurous couple a comfortable and worry-free home to age in place.
Like a Tetris Game, an Australian Extension Locks Old With New
A rear extension makes this bungalow in a Melbourne suburb more suitable for a growing family.
Before & After: An Australian Victorian Home Gets Rescued From a Bad ’70s Remodel
A careful renovation saves this Victorian home in Melbourne from losing its historical charm.