Quinessentially light, bright and airy, coastal houses are amongst the most antipodean of residential typologies our regional vernacular has to offer.
With a big impact yet relatively small footprint, Benn+Penna hope this costal house on Sydney’s North Shore can act as a blueprint for appropriate design on Australia’s coastline.
Studio Esteta has taken a beach house with good bones and mid-century lineage in Victoria, and mindfully renovated it to the standard of contemporary creature comforts – Zip HydroTaps included.
Grove Architects designed Bundeena Beach House, perched on a rocky headland in Royal National Park, to be sensitive to its neighbourhood, landscape and residents.
Shifted House by SSD Studio in Sydney’s Bondi Beach is a post-war, semi-detached house turned holiday home that exudes calm while respecting its original character and location.
Portsea Beach Shack, designed by Pleysier Perkins, is open, relaxed and robust for family and friends to casually gather, enjoying the beach vibes and good times.
Celebrating the prodigious beauty of its location, this beach house by Bark Architects embraces nature and champions passive design to establish a simple but bountiful life for family and friends.
Escape the winter cold with our top five beach house designs to warm you up come summer, or even serve as a sunny seaside retreat in the cooler months.