Collection by Diana Budds

A Modern House in Elizabeth Beach, Australia


Architect Shane Blue crafts a modern home on a remote plot of land in southeastern Australia.

In Elizabeth Beach, Australia, architect Shane Blue of Bourne Blue Architecture designed a 2,800-square-foot house with...
The house's location on a fire-prone site on the edge of a wooded area posed a challenge for Blue.
"The idea behind the building is for a grounded, timber element extending along the Western side of the block, which...
The house was designed to be a permanent residence, though the area is popular for vacationers.
A bank of built-in shelves lines the hallway.
The bathroom features floor-to-ceiling glass walls and louvered windows to help the narrow space feel larger.