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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 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...
2 New Gable Roofs Brighten Up an Edwardian Cottage in Melbourne
The Melbourne beachside suburb of Sandringham is filled with period houses such as this Edwardian timber home—but this one has...
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 Bushland Home in Melbourne That's Divided Between Two Pavilions
A split monolithic form gives this modern residence its name—Two Halves House.
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...
Vaulted Skylights and Concrete Columns Connect This Melbourne Home With the Sun
Concrete, aluminum, and skylights create architectural alchemy in this breezy residence in the Melbourne suburb of Kew.
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 Progressive Melbourne Development Company Helps Facilitate an Exquisite Home Renovation
The BuildHer Collective, a development company whose aim is to empower women to tackle their own construction projects, teams up...
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.
Find Out How Light and Precious Outdoor Space Was Introduced to an Old Australian Cottage
A series of interlocking masonry volumes are placed behind an existing cottage in New South Wales, Australia, to maximize...
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...
See How Sliding-Glass Pavilions Transformed a Renovated Melbourne Home
B.E. Architecture unifies new and old in a Melbourne residence, honoring the existing structure while introducing flexible glass...
A 1960s Melbourne Warehouse Is Upcycled and Transformed Into an Energy-Efficient Family Home
A family's dream of living in a converted warehouse becomes a reality when Zen Architects successfully transforms a leaky...
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...
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...
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 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.
A Creative Brick Extension That’s Designed to Adapt With a Growing Family’s Needs
This compact extension at the rear of a suburban house in Melbourne, Australia, includes a ground-level garage on its...
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