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Curtin Residence / Cast Studio

This small residential extension for a professional couple nestles between an existing brick ‘California Bungalow’ and a raised pool with deck, replacing a dark ‘lean to’ addition with daylit spaces that are connected to the site and the sky.

North King House / Ben Callery Architects

The hero of this house is a king post truss that opens the living rooms up to northern sun, making a tranquil inner-city retreat with low embodied and operational energy.

Rise House by Ben Callery Architects

Behind a double-storey Victorian heritage terrace, this extension takes flight over its cavernous context. Twin parabolic roofs soar over the tall neighbouring parapets twisting as they rise to the north

Moonah Tree House by Kirby Architects

The brief challenged the architect to create a subtle structure connected with the environment while maximizing the views, leading Kirby to the counter-intuitive move of hunkering the Moonah Tree house into the landscape.

Heritage Factory Turned House – State of Kin

The vision for Forrest Street was to create a renovated heritage factory turned house, belying the reality that this is a brand new structure.

Lean 2 House by Ben Callery Architects

At Lean-2 House we’ve put a new spin on the quirky and quaint elements of the typical lean-to, with a compact but spacious second lean-to on an existing house with a difficult orientation.

Double Happiness House by Glow Design Group

The Double Happiness House took shape in the computer. Layout first sorted, with different zones, and thinking of the way the floorplan would be used, keeping the powder room away from the kitchen

Sculptural Rear Addition to a Heritage Brick Cottage

Sitting prominently on a raised corner block on Fremantle’s oceanside Marine Terrace, this project is a simple yet sculptural rear addition to our clients’ heritage brick cottage.

Pine House, Alterations and Additions by Bryant Alsop Architects

Presented with an Edwardian house wrapped in a stoic 1990s renovation, the conversation quickly turned to what to keep, re-use or remove. The natural response was to demolish and start again, but with strong bones

Itinerant Richmond: Micro Apartment Renovation in Melbourne

Tucked away in a quiet pocket of a small inner-city 1960s apartment block compromising of 8 units, Itinerant Richmond is a compact 29m² apartment designed to demonstrate that small spaces can be lived in comfortably without sacrificing on design.

An Innovative Renovation and Extension of a Beautiful Federation Home

An innovative renovation and extension of a beautiful Federation home, the Windsor House complements the warmth of the existing period features with a clean, contemporary addition.

Crisp House Collingwood / Robert Nichol & sons

Crisp House is among the oldest remaining timber dwellings in Collingwood, and this is the reason for the high rating. Heritage houses are a double edged sword for an architect, especially if it’s an own home.

Elemental House / Off-Grid Retreat Under a Big Hard Sun

Elemental house is a low impact off-grid retreat on an exposed ridge line at a place called High Camp, an hour north of Melbourne.

Princes Hill House / Christopher Elliott Design

When it came to creating a design language that could transition between the original rooms of the Princes Hill house and the new extension, we sought to highlight the best of the period features and use materiality to harmonise the spaces.

Double Storey Extension to a Single Fronted Victorian in Melbourne

The powerhouse is a double storey extension to a single fronted Victorian in Williamstown Melbourne. This design took its name from the client an electrician with a dream to extend the house into a more open and spacious design

Elgin House by Bryant Alsop

The design was lead by the Edwardian character of the original Elgin house and it was important that the new addition carried through this sensibility. The owners were wanting to create a relaxed family home, that both spoke of their life in Australia but also reflected back to time spent living in the UK.

Coastal Suburban Home Featuring Bright, Vividly Colored Spaces

This home challenges notions of a coastal suburban home. The external living spaces are in the front yard, not concealed from the neighbours. The main living room references the soft blue glow of a suburban night and appears from the street as a frame

Breakneck Gorge Oikos Designed as an Indulgent Retreat from the City

The Breakneck Gorge Oikos project successfully met all the clients' expectations and more - they look out to a sculptured mix of corten form and long masonry blade, which reads neatly as a connection to the landscape rather than an inhabited space.

Holiday Beach House on Untouched, Undulating Land in Quindalup, Western Australia

A holiday beach house for former clients on untouched, undulating land scattered with peppermint trees - beach to the front and inlet to the rear. With enough space for multiple families or couples, this house is designed to maximise occupancy while remaining extremely compact.

Fitzroy North House by MMAD Architecture

A line driving the concept of transforming a Mid-Victorian terrace house. A simple brief - give us more light, flexibility in spaces and make the old house sing. ​

Glen Isla House by Bryant Alsop Architects

he journey through the Glen Isla house takes visitors along a timber-clad wall punctuated by slot windows framing views to the garden. The interior scheme of the ground floor reflects the formal materiality – solid, grounded concrete terraces and rendered block balanced with polished-concrete screed floors and charcoal coloured ceilings.