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...
Tropical Passionfruit Vines Obscure Twin Houses Near Brisbane, Australia
While this pair of lushly planted residences was originally built as a development opportunity, the client was so taken with them...
A Retired Teacher’s Tiny House Opens Wide to the Landscape in Brisbane, Australia
A 484-square-foot metal-and-concrete home is woven into its parkland environs.
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...
11 Amazing Australian Homes
Today, architecture and design in Australia is more vibrant and exciting than ever.
A Glass House on Australia’s Sunshine Coast
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
Stay in a Riverside Vacation Home That Embraces the Australian Bush
Perched atop a steep slope overlooking the Hawkesbury River on Dangar Island—just an hour north of Sydney—this tranquil, modern...
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.
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 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...
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.
Exploring Melbourne, Australia
No opera house. No Bondi Beach. No sunning celebs. This is Melbourne, home of Australia’s most thriving design scene.
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...
Renovation: A Breezy Modern Addition Opens Up a Historic Melbourne Home
A family with three young sons asked Mitsuori Architects to renovate and expand their venerable Victorian house to accommodate...
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...
A Queenslander Cottage in Brisbane Is Overhauled to Open to the Elements
Shaun Lockyer Architects gives a timber-and-tin cottage a sophisticated mullet renovation that responds to the subtropical...
A Great Ocean Road Shack With a View Gets a Sustainable Update
When Kate and Grant, the owners of Dorman House—an old shack near the beach in Lorne, Victoria, Australia—decided to renovate,...
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 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 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 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.
Hillside Family Home in Australia
An unvisited ocean-facing plot of land, a couple of architect neighbors, and one giant leap of faith have netted a pair of...
Unexpected Bursts of Color Enliven a Midcentury Pad in Australia
In a midcentury home in Victoria, Australia, an interior designer embraces color and a connection to the outdoors.
A Heritage Art Deco House in Australia Gets a Modern Update
A heritage inter-war, functionalist-style house gets a dose of contemporary Australian cool.
A Timber-Clad Home in Australia Is a Striking Place to Grow Old In
At first glance, the dramatic facade of this coastal home in Victoria, Australia, might seem to contradict its name—Humble...
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...
The Student Dorms in Australia’s Largest Passive House Building Are Surprisingly Swank
Community-focused and constructed with cross-laminated timber, Gillies Hall at Monash University perfectly marries student life...
An Australian Firm Makes Portable Hotel Rooms Out of Shipping Containers
These 20-foot shipping containers are repurposed into stunning luxurious hotel rooms.
A Bed-and-Breakfast in Australia’s Bushland Hosts a Cooking School and Farm Within a Greenhouse
Overlooking the serene foothills of the Great Dividing Range in Victoria, Australia, the Daylesford Longhouse is a multifaceted...
Old Meets New in This Modern Extension to an Edwardian House in Melbourne
Ninety-nine years after this 1915 Edwardian-era house was built, Australian firm Preston Lane transformed the interior via a...
An Australian Abode Fuses Structure With Scenery
Perched on a coastal site in Australia, this property features cantilevered views of the sparkling sea.
A Modular Beach Home in Australia Allows One Family to Keep an Eye on the Surf
An L-shaped prefab in New South Wales draws in light from the north and captures views of the surf.
A Cluster of A-Frames Hugs White Sand Dunes on Australia’s Southwestern Coast
Two transplants from Sydney turn an overgrown and outdated holiday resort into a cozy compound that comes complete with fresh...
This Australian Home Is a Study in Simplicity and Style
Careful detailing and attention to scale ensure that this dwelling in Ballarat, Victoria, is elegant and fuss-free.
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.

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