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Rammed earth, concrete and timber are celebrated design heroes at this newly built house in Blackburn. The site presented interesting design challenges due to its location within a Significant Landscape Overlay in a unique urban pocket of Melbourne.
Project name
Laurel Grove
Architecture firm
Kirsten Johnstone Architecture
Location
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Photography
Tatjana Plitt
To reach a new demographic and clientele while ensuring a high ROI, we've reconfigured the space to serve both day and nighttime customers. This was achieved by using banquette seating and square table configurations to accommodate different group sizes.
Project name
Cocktail lounge
Architecture firm
X+O
Location
Ashfield, New South Wales, Australia
Photography
Rohan Venn
Atlas Architects: Situated along the coastal foreshore of Inverloch surf beach, this 7.4 star energy efficient home represents a lifestyle change for our clients. Having recently purchased the site which contained a tired beach shack, we were engaged to renovate, extend and reimagine this family home.
Project name
The Nest
Architecture firm
Atlas Architects
Location
Inverloch, Victoria, Australia
Photography
Tess Kelly
Greige and dated. This single level house in Bright, Victoria, was a product of its time. Built in 2010 for a retired couple with a love of country style, Leader Reef failed to capitalise on its location and surroundings.
Project name
Leader Reef
Architecture firm
Britt White Studio
Location
Bright, Victoria, Australia
Photography
Devlin Azzie of Threefold Studio
Replacing an existing home within Picton, in New South Wales, the proposal retains some of the remaining foundations, reusing materials across the site in a more deliberate way. In much the same way that a home retains the stories of its owners, the pieces dotted throughout become a reflection also of past travels, adventures, and memories, and pri...
Project name
Picton Arthouse
Architecture firm
Sandbox Studio
Location
Picton, New South Wales, Australia
Photography
Katherine Lu
The owners of this property in the inner North of Melbourne were extremely interested in sustainability and keen to maximise the usable garden areas around the home. They were also completely committed to using bicycles for transport and, with two young children, had a variety of bikes including electric cargo bikes that they wanted stored hanging...
Project name
Bike Shed House
Architecture firm
Ande Bunbury Architects
Location
Preston, Australia
Photography
Drew Echberg
Rama Architects: On the leafy shoreline of Clareville Beach, this new residential dwelling recedes behind a green canopy cascading from the rooftop down and growing up from below blurring the lines between outside and in.
Project name
M House
Architecture firm
Rama Architects
Location
Clareville, Clareville, New South Wales. Northern Beaches of Sydney. Garigal Country, Australia
Photography
Anson Smart
This project focused on reusing the extant building to extend, renovate and improve the panoramic views, access to light, and flow of the house. Our client was open to our ideas and these ideas were driven by budgetary constraints.
Project name
Robin Hill
Architecture firm
Biotope Architecture and Interiors
Location
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Photography
Massimo Combi