Renovating a heritage home is never an easy task, particularly when the house has a rich aesthetic and history of being an inter-war period home. Tasked with reimagining the residence as a contemporary, multi-generational home, Lai Cheong Brown took the challenge head on.
Architecture firm DKO teamed up with property developer Milieu to create a series of townhouses in Melbourne’s Preston with the aim of creating boutique architecturally designed homes for the growing suburb.
A young couple expecting to start a family had bought a small plot of land in Melbourne’s busy Prahran, presenting a challenge of how to make the most of an intimate space.
Smart Design Studio took the challenge of renovating the old Harbour Master’s House into a residence suitable for contemporary living. For Sydney Open 2016, design lovers now have the opportunity to take a look inside.
A handshake with the past; a composition of concrete, steel and glass – this residential build in Freeman’s Bay, Auckland strikes a unique balance between the indoors and out.
The Frame House by Carr Design Group is a steel, black modernist-inspired statement that presents a very different face to the world than its neighbours.
“As Australian homes and culture become increasingly inward looking and protective, Austin Maynard Architects is reacting against this trend. THAT House can open up to the outdoors, both private and public.”