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The Elwood Gable house is a small intervention to an existing dwelling on a suburban street, but the design gesture rethinks this typology allowing both occupants and the street to create connection.

Utilising a vertical courtyard to link levels on a steeply sloping site, this house is conceived as a suspended belvedere, maximising views, solar aspect and privacy.

With a florist and an engineer commissioning this stunning new home project, the design had to bring together two diverse residential living concepts - natural splendour and modern functionality.

The design of MDC Architect's Margaret River House is to be read as a contemporary piece of architecture set within a landscape dominated by coastal heath.

The client brief was arranged into a series of layers and experiences - located according to priority for privacy, views, protection from harsh weather, access to natural light and breezes.

Hidden in an affluent coastal suburb is 'Vodka Palace', a luxurious concrete cave, tempered with natural timber finishes and primed for premium culinary, audio and visual pleasure.

Set over one floor, this architectural home by Sarah Waller Architecture uses an arrangement of nooks and levels to create separate areas.

Elevated ceilings, outdoor living areas and a wrap-around layout to separate living zones are features of Noosa Valley House 1 by Sarah Waller Architecture.

Reflecting both the natural product and sustainable ethos behind the outlet, Act of Wine by ZWEI looks to terroir as the source of design inspiration.

For the Beechwood project Kate Walker of Kate Walker Design undertook a major renovation of her family home in the coastal Victorian suburb of Mount Martha.

The Makan restaurant by ZWEI architecture and interiors is the all the glamour and futuristic design effortlessness that is contemporary South-East Asia.

Conceived as a contemporary interpretation of a classic sports bar, KICKS Sports Bar by ZWEI, is a celebration of the greatness of all things sport.

The brief for Tent House called for a 4 bedroom family dwelling with a central open plan living and kitchen space - what Sparks Architects delivered is nothing short of stunning.

Carefully designed to expose the beauty of raw concrete, Salmon Avenue by FGR Architects creates a strong design statement amongst its traditional Essendon neighbourhood.

The brief was to transform this brick Victorian home, situated on a main road, into a tranquil family residence capable of accommodating the lifestyle of the occupants for many years to come.

Spotted Gum Tree House was designed from day one around the enormous spotted gum occupying the back yard of the property.

Located in Yarralumla, Canberra, the clients purchased the adjoining property to their existing contemporary residence to accommodate a tennis court, indoor swimming pool and guest accommodation.

A strong sense of scale, form, and materiality are employed to establish a sense of timeless simplicity within the interior of this apartment situated in Bondi Beach.

Located on the slopes of Sydney’s Balmoral Beach, this three level residence has been designed to capture views to the harbour, with a singular approach to architecture, interiors, and landscape.

Located on Sydney’s Bondi Beach, this four level house occupies a narrow infill site, and has been designed to maximise its’ compact 120m2 site and capitalise on views across Icebergs to the beach.

The simple design of this two-storey Sydney residence belies the intricate craftsmanship and structural detail that went into its construction.

Renovating a two-bedroom semi with a compact footprint and a warren of dark rooms, Andrew Burges Architects have delivered a transformative, contemporary design.

This architect designed family home with its feeling of space, air and light is a reimagined post-war brick semi in Sydney’s Bondi.

Sarah Waller's move from the UK to Australia offered her the opportunity to design and build something unique for herself and her family - their own iconic home.

Coorparoo House carefully negotiates a sloping site and captures views of the city skyline and a swathe of Eucalypts to create a custom dwelling in tune with its surroundings.

The reimagining of House Barlow in Brisbane could certainly be described as an ambitious-transformation project.

By gently pulling back layers of history, Cumulus Studio were able to uncover the true identity of the home while comfortably accommodating for an active, social family lifestyle.

A collection of ten refined residences in iconic middle Brighton, that take full advantage of light, space and the inherent beauty of Lindsay Street to create a home of ageless character.

This renovation project provided Winwood McKenzie Architects with a genuine opportunity to reimagine a residence so that it represented the lives and values of its owner.

The Art House by Winwood McKenzie Architecture features a polite exterior that contains the richness of life behind.

Located in Collingwood, Bedford By Milieu is a market-leading residential development that allows purchasers to customise their home before breaking ground.

Nicole Langelier from Design + Diplomacy was engaged to provide high end styling for this residential apartment space designed by Carr Design Group.

This residential project at Mermaid Waters on the Gold Coast transforms a dated, single storey brick spec-home into a light-filled, contemporary family beach house.

The extension to this 1890s single-fronted weatherboard cottage in Hawthorn, Melbourne is an exercise in clever compact planning that weaves together traditional and contemporary architecture.

This bold contemporary home perches high above the Yarra River at North Warrandyte on a raised plateau nestled amongst dense native bushland.

The transformation of a tried old house old the Gold Coast to has significantly improved the client's overall enjoyment of their home and daily life.

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