Scenic Lookout House Overlooking Tasman Island

Australia-based architectural firm Room 11 completed the Lookout House in 2013 with fascinating views of Tasman Island and the Southern Ocean. Description by Room 11: Positioned on a previously cleared site with views towards Tasman Island and the Southern Ocean beyond, this project takes the farmhouse typology and transforms it into a hybrid courtyard house. Visitors enter through a covered threshold, experiencing views into the treed courtyard and the sea […]


Modern Byzantine Residence in Australia by b.e. Architecture

Melbourne-based b.e. Architecture designed this modern byzantine residence located in Cassell Sreet, South Yarra, Australia. Photos by Peter Clarke via design-milk


Superb Elsternwick Addition in Australia by Sketch Building Design

Sketch Building Design built this superb addition to a one bedroom Victorian terrace located in Elsternwick, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia. Description by Sketch Building Design: Design Brief The client’s desire was to convert this one bedroom Victorian terrace into a bright, comfortable and contemporary home, large enough to accommodate a young family. The required alterations and additions included increasing the size of the small living zone, adding two bedrooms, […]


Lovely Garden Room in Sydney by Welsh+Major

Australian architectural practice Welsh+Major designed ‘The Garden Project’, a renovation of a late Victorian home in Sydney into a garden oasis. Description by Welsh+Major: The spaces, connections and uses of rear of a late Victorian home in inner-city Sydney have been re-imagined by creating a flexible series of indoor and outdoor spaces that actively link the original house with its surroundings to transform it into a garden oasis. The project […]


Lovely Red Brick St Kilda East House in Australia by Clare Cousins Architects

Clare Cousins Architects designed this lovely home located in St Kilda East, Melbourne with an adorable garden and red brick façade. Description by Clare Cousins Architects: A series of insertions into this period home injects light deep into the plan. The design extends the two wings established in the original plan into living and sleeping zones. The in-between space creates a dining room and courtyard that invites the outdoors into […]


Skyline-inspired Façade of Dallas Brooks Community Primary School in Australia by McBride Charles Ryan

Australian firm McBride Charles Ryan designed the Dallas Brooks Community Primary School in Melbourne with a stripy and skyline-inspired façade. The firm brought together three existing primary schools in the suburb of Dallas, which is one of Melbourne’s most deprived neighborhoods and home to a multiracial community with roots in Turkey, Iraq, Lebanon and Sudan. The design was based on a concept of walled cities that the architects felt would […]


Stunning Byron Hinterland Residence in Australia by Tzannes Associates

Tzannes Associates in collaboration with Sarah Foley of Bosanquet Foley Architects designed this stunning hinterland residence in Byron Bay, Australia. Description by the architects: The architectural language of this house draws from a tradition of lightweight, well ventilated and light filled structures that are characteristic responses to the environmental conditions in the Byron Bay area of far northern NSW – extreme heat at certain times of the year, high rainfall, humidity, damp […]


Sophisticated Interiors of The Quedjinup in Australia by Jodie Cooper Design

The Quedjinup  is a two-storey beach house in Dunsborough, Western Australia, built by The Rural Building Company. Its sophisticated interiors were designed by Jodie Cooper Design Studio. Description by The Rural Building Company: “The Quedjinup captures the epitome of a down south dream home, with surf breaks close by and a serenity unrivalled by city living. One of the first things you notice about the Quedjinup home is how beautifully the […]


Beautiful Blairgowrie House with Geometric Screens in Australia by Wolveridge Architects

Internationally renowned Wolveridge  Architects designed this beautiful Blairgowrie House with geometric screens for shade and privacy. Located on the southern tip of Port Philip Bay, Australia, the residence was built on sand dunes. The architects describe the home as a reconfigured coastal bush block with private north facing courtyard and robust weekender informed partly by the owner’s upbringing in a dwelling by Knox. Photos by Derek Swalwell via trendir


Glass House Mountain House in Australia by Bark Design Architects

South East Queensland-based Bark Design Architects  designed the Glass House Mountain House in Maleny along Australia’s Sunshine Coast. Description by Bark Design Architects: The ‘Glass House Mountain House’ in Maleny, celebrates its site, perched on the edge of the remnant rim of the Glass House range, as well as the essence of its place – ‘sky and mountains’. Translated into a place of ‘glass and stone’ inextricably connected to its […]