The Local Project


Supporting & Showcasing The Local Design Community

The refurbishment of an existing Federation style Victorian home in Abbotsford to create a more open and light space.

This family home is nestled amongst the gums, cantilevering dramatically over the sloped site so it feels more like a treehouse than a regular home.

Carved by natural light, this Victorian Cottage renovation in South Yarra explores the continuity of space and form.

EHDO Architecture has become the first interstate firm to implement the award-winning Nightingale housing model outside of Melbourne through its Nightingale Fremantle project starting late 2018.

The Malvern Home by Studio Ezra is a modern day sanctuary located in stylish inner-city Melbourne.

The Labertouche House by Emily Armstrong Architects is a new, sustainable, rural residence for a family of six with the look and feel of a homestead.

This house is an Asian inspired design with a modern contemporary concept renovation to an existing historic weatherboard house in Sydney.

The renovation and upgrade to an existing 1965 Sydney home, to create a more family friendly environment.

The Balwyn Home by Georgia Ezra of Studio Ezra is a suburban home in Melbourne that offers warmth, yet oozes modernity, luxury, elegance and exclusivity.

The Eastbourne Road project by Alexandra Kidd Design is a residential gem located in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs and offering the most incredible panoramic views of Sydney harbour.

Mosman House by Alexandra Kidd Design showcases a strong, robust architectural character that cleverly expresses and celebrates its materiality.

Alexandra Kidd and her team were able to apply their skills to a blank canvas in the form of a brand new home on the water front in the Inner West of Sydney.

The Brighton East II Residence by Chelsea Hing is the story of a curious passer by, magical discoveries and how Chelsea and her team turned one man's determined vision into stunning reality.

This home in Hunters Hill is accessible only by bridging the swimming pool that surrounds the house on two sides.

The Compartment Apartment by Tecture is a triumph for strong design and how it can be used to overcome significant architectural challenges.

The Backyard Room by Archiblox is a modern, eco-friendly garden studio that can be adapted to create functional architectural solutions.

The second Balgownie project by Dayne Lawrie Constructions continues their strong design association with the utopian suburb of Peregian Springs on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.

Lorikeet by Dayne Lawrie Constructions is the epic final product of a families vision to build their dream home on Queensland's beautiful Sunshine Coast.

With open, sophisticated and light-filled spaces, Penthaus by Biasol encapsulates effortless living and timeless design.

Albert Park I by Chelsea Hing exemplifies the transformative power of good design. Envisaging a quiet retreat for its occupants, Chelsea Hing was inspired to create a moody tonal palette.

The Park House Food Merchants by Alexander & Co. has been conceived as a loft style art warehouse, a sympathetic attempt to reconcile the old Mona Vale Hotel on Sydney's Northern Beaches.

The three level Imperial Hotel Erskineville by Alexander & Co. is a ‘palace of pleasure’. The design is dynamically programmed and responsive, turning from dining to dance floor with ease.

Stanton & CO. by Alexander & Co. is a restaurant interior fit out of an existing heritage shell. The project explored various timber panelling, joinery and metal structures.

Mancini Made planned, designed and built these matching ultracontemporary townhouses set side-by-side on a tight 12.95m frontage.

Sargood Street by Mancini Made is a boutique, 4 level, 15 apartment residence located adjacent to Altona train station and just three blocks from Port Philip Bay.

This sensitively designed group of four three-level townhouses by Mancini Made stands at the end of a quiet residential street bordered by abundant native parkland.

Blue Ivy House by mcmahon and nerlich is a deep response to the design personality of the clients, eschewing a conservative approach for the semi-retired clients.

The Lady Gowrie project is designed to enhance the integrated childcare / training aspects of the centre with a large degree of transparency between play spaces, training rooms, and resource areas.

Goodwood by RVA is a carefully crafted architectural addition to a heritage home in Richmond overlooking the impressive Melbourne city skyline.

RVA set out to retain the raw and utilitarian nature of an agricultural building balanced with calm tones of a main ridge dawn whilst creating an elemental homage to a previous life.

This beachside neighbourhood café has the hallmarks of a contemporary hospitality interior, plus the innocent, playful vibrancy of lolly shops and neopolitan ice-cream of halcyon days.

Built by the client’s parents and virtually untouched since the seventies, this inner-city townhouse was due a revitalisation.

The Peacock Street Project by Melbourne based interior design Studio Brave New Eco is a residential project located in the inner city suburb of Brunswick West.

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