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Reinventing an Inter-war Heritage Home

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.

Expanding Melbourne’s Suburban Typology

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.

How to Make the Most of a Small Footprint

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.

Woollahra’s Orama House

The two halves of this Sydney home – different as they are and separated by over 100 years – share a lot more than a unifying colour scheme.

The T Weekend House

A new weekend home overlooking Japan’s Western Coast invites its owners to slow down and commune with nature. Joanna Kawecki writes.

THAT House: Exploring the Private and the Public

“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.”




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