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Residential Architecture

Coastal Comfort In Brighton House

Brighton House by Rob Kennon Architects is a beach house that avoids coastal clichés in favour of streamlined place-making and robust detailing.

A House That Opens On Three Sides

Fuseika House, designed by T-Square Design Associate, is closely connected to its environment and enlivened by the sunlight, breeze and rain.

Two Houses Become One

To find a terrace house any larger than small is a hard task, to find two side-by-side is harder still. But the clients of Rae House by Austin Maynard Architects had just such luck.

Dan Gayfer Design Reimagines A Dairy

Dan Gayfer and his clients were passionate about integrating a 125-year-old former dairy at the rear of their Footscray property into their house’s new extension.

Why Is Mid Century Modernism So Perennially Popular?

Writer and freelance journalist Domenic Bradbury has published many books in the field of architecture and his latest, Atlas of Mid-Century Modern Houses is a comprehensive survey of the ever-popular Mid Century style.

Robust In Nature, Refined In Detail

Before Studio Takt reincarnated it as Exoskeleton House, this family residence was a humble 1950s brick bungalow blessed with an unusually large site for its suburban context.