Behind an unassuming façade, the Courtyard house opens up to reveal a pared back design response, mixed with luxurious materials, and practical detailing. This existing building has been altered and extended, with the interior design responding to our client’s love of Japanese architecture and rituals.
Shannon McGrath has been photographing architecture and interior design works for 15 years. She is commissioned by pre-eminent architects and designers around Australia for her ability to get under the skin of a project, and not only capture its pure essence but also her client’s formal design intent.
Woods Bagot has designed a new workplace for ADCO in Melbourne, delivering a contemporary workspace environment for one of Australia’s leading construction companies. Situated in South Melbourne, the key driver for the project was to provide ADCO a point of difference, …
The Layer residence is a large family house located in regional, coastal Victoria. The site is close to the beach yet doesn’t have any views to embrace. The site is largely sloping from the north to the south and is made up of layers of limestone shelves and underground caves.
Architects: Bower Architecture & Interiors Project: New Beach House / Hide and Seek House Location: Point Lonsdale, Australia Area: 260 m2 Year 2017 Photography: Shannon McGrath In a quiet street, this sensitive but tough new beach house creates an intriguing sanctuary, integrated with context and landscape. Driven by the local vernacular of gently gabled houses, […]
Designed by Matt Gibson, this Victorian terrace house utilises the device of the courtyard or a series of courtyards to provide light, amenity & flexibility to an otherwise compact single fronted cottage relieving the need to increase footprint and or go upstairs for this family of 4. Project description: In an attempt to avoid onerous […]
Shakin’ Stevens House is a single-family home designed by Matt Gibson Architecture + Design in Melbourne, Australia. Description by Matt Gibson: This compact double fronted Victorian workers cottage in set within a gritty one way street in Richmond – a stone’s throw from the MCG and just down from the corner of the infamous Royal […]