It wasn’t what they had in mind, but when the now owners stumbled across a former industrial building in inner-suburban Melbourne, they completely re-imagined their plans.
This exercise in reconciling heritage with contemporary needs has seen a humble worker’s cottage given new life.
Retaining the old structure on such a small plot made organising space a challenge – one taken up with enthusiasm by the architects, with some intriguing results.
Designed to respond to the diurnal rhythm of sunrise and sunset, this house floats immaterially above the ground.
A tired villa is revitalised as a modern home with all the architectural heritage of its location.
A holiday house for family and friends on Tasmania’s idyllic Bruny Island celebrates the character of the island and offers a total change of pace for the owners.
Japanese modernism meets New Zealand construction to create a sensitive and fine-grained coastal home.
In Thai, the word ‘baan’ simply means ‘home’ – a clue to what the architects set out to achieve with this project.
Once an improvised shack with minimal amenities, this contemporary beach house has become an opportunity for place-making.
Set in the Southern Alps of New Zealand, Bivvy House alludes to old improvised miners’ huts – like bivouacs – and the quirky geometries of local contours and sightlines.
As though on a magic carpet, this boxy house has successfully soared to great heights, creating unexpected amenity for an extended family.
With this house, context, scale, materiality and function all come together to create an endlessly fascinating family home.
Designed by a notable architect, this house fell upon bad times only to be restored to its former dignity.
Singapore is not always known for its restraint when it comes to residential design, but this house illustrates the truism that less is more.
In arguably the most beautiful landscape in New Zealand, this new family home is shaped by its environment.
Borrowing from traditional Javanese architecture, then tweaking it ten degrees, creates an exceptional indoor–outdoor experience in this family home.
Usually, three generations in a house represent a family. But a house can also bring together the past, present and future of a whole community, especially when it is organised like a village.
A ten-minute ferry trip takes you from one world to a place and a house where life moves to a slower and more enriching rhythm.
The challenge here was how to sustain traditional family life and cope with a tropical climate within a very contemporary home.
Much beloved and already iconic, the Jasper Sofa has a new cousin in the Jasper Bed – a thoughtful combination of authentic Australian design and unique sleek grandeur.
Rocks On has long been an industry leader when it comes to sleek tiles and surfaces, and their new large Atlas Marble XL slabs is another jewel in their design crown.
The beauty of nature has always been calming and fruitful source of inspiration for design, and with Wildflower, Dinosaur Designs channels it into true beauty.