Collection by Luke Hopping

Our House of the Week Is a Completely Transformed Prefab Near Melbourne


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Our readers enjoyed the story of this prefab cottage, which was built in Boston in the 1850s and subsequently shipped to Australia, where it recently underwent a significant restoration.

Central to the design of the home from day one was the “Dunny Block”, an Australian toilet historically found outside...
The kitchen is positioned strategically in the middle section of the home’s U-shaped layout.
Low-maintenance, sustainable materials were favored throughout the house.
The original rear façade can be seen, in stark contrast to the modern update.