rebecca gross

Can Edwardian and Modern Architecture Co-exist?

The 1890s and 1960s respectfully meet in Nic Owen Architect’s contemporary renovation of a grand old Melbourne manor. Rebecca Gross investigates.

Archiblox is Proving You Can, Indeed, Have it All

Streamlining design and construction, Bill McCorkell has developed Archiblox, a cost-effective and customised prefabricated modular housing solution.

Cost-Effective Yet Oh-So-Cool

Dowel Jones are fostering a culture of creativity and collaboration Australia-wide. Rebecca Gross chats to the Melbourne-based dynamic duo, Dale Hardiman and Adam Lynch, to get their insights.

Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay

They say the grass is greener, but in this case the water is bluer. This idyllic holiday houseboat moored in Sydney Harbour means its owners have the best of both land and sea.

At Home Amongst the Trees

An Irish family is living their Australian Dream surrounded by the nature and wildlife of the archetypal Aussie Outback.

Modular-designed, Mid Century-inspired

Taking a modular approach to architecture, Marcus Browne has developed 'mishack', and in doing so, is providing the benefits of architect-designed homes at a more affordable cost.

At Home: Modern Australian Design

An exhibition at Old Government House offers a considered and surprising look domestic design by juxtaposing contemporary and colonial furniture.

How to Breathe New Life into a Modernist Home

As European architects designed homes for like-minded clients they spurred the development of Modernist architecture in Australia. Rebecca Gross writes.

Redeveloping a Housing Commission for the Future

Looking to the innovative history of the original 1940s house, architect Adam Dettrick has designed a sustainable four-bedroom home for present and future residents. Rebecca Gross writes.

Arent&Pyke Design With Heart and Soul

With a distinctive and sophisticated design style, Sydney-based design studio Arent&Pyke have made it their mission to "help and inspire people to live a beautiful life," as Rebecca Gross discovers.