Castlecrag house by Polly Harbison Design

CASTLECRAG, NSW, AUSTRALIA Architects: Polly Harbison DesignBuilder: Hawkett ConstructionsLandscaping: Bates Landscape Engineer: Docker Smith Pty Ltd Photographer: Brett Boardman Awards: 2020 NSW Architecture Awards, Residential Architecture – Alterations and Additions – Shortlist 2020 Houses Awards, Alterations and Additions – Shortlist 2020 Houses Awards, Outdoor category – Shortlist A strategic reworking of a convoluted plan reviving an unassuming family dwelling. This project transformed a dark, post-war … Continue reading Castlecrag house by Polly Harbison Design

Limerick House by Solomon Troup Architects

Location: Eganstown, Victoria, Australia Area: 195 m2 Year: 2017 Architects: Solomon Troup Architects Lead Architects: Lachlan Troup, Beth Solomon Builder: Arc Design & Build Photography: © Tatjana Plitt Limerick House is a modest addition to an existing dwelling on a rural Victorian property. The new addition orientates the home towards the expansive country hillside views, providing a connection to its surrounds not evident in the … Continue reading Limerick House by Solomon Troup Architects

Via Media Residence — Matt Fajkus Architecture

Location: Austin, Texas, USA Year: 2018 Architects: Matt Fajkus Architecture Project Manager: Alberto Rodriguez Design Team: Matt Fajkus, David Birt General Contractor: Risher Martin Fine Homes Interior Design: Michelle Tumlin Design Photography: © Leonid Furmansky When the eventual owners first visited the existing Alan Taniguchi house in Austin’s Westlake Hills, they knew right away this was the home they wanted to live in. Sited high in the hills, … Continue reading Via Media Residence — Matt Fajkus Architecture

Sorrento House by Figureground Architecture

Location: Sorrento, Victoria, Australia Area: 190 m2 Year: 2017   Awards 2017 Victorian Architecture Awards John & Phyllis Murphy Award for Residential Architecture (Alterations & Additions) Architects: Figureground Architecture Lead Architect: Matt Rawlins Builder: PM Versteegen and Sons Pty Ltd Engineer: Maurice Farrugia & Associates Pty. Ltd. Photography: © Derek Swalwell A 1980s beach house is given a new lease on life with the addition of a … Continue reading Sorrento House by Figureground Architecture

Portsea Beach Shack by Pleysier Perkins Architects

Location: Portsea, Mornington Peninsula, Australia Year: 2017 Architects: Pleysier Perkins Architects Builder: Kleev Homes Photography: © Michael Kai A small addition and intricate interior intervention to a classic 1960s beach shack situated only a stone’s throw away from Portsea’s iconic Shelly Beach. This charming four-bedroom cottage had a lot of existing Mid-century Modernist features to work with including lattice steel trusses, painted brick and white timber … Continue reading Portsea Beach Shack by Pleysier Perkins Architects

Interlock House by Matt Fajkus Architecture

Location: Austin, Texas Year: 2017 Architects: Matt Fajkus Architecture Project Manager: Sarah Johnson Design Team: Sarah Johnson; Matt Fajkus, AIA; David Birt; Ian Ellis; Garland Fielder Structural Engineering: Smith Structural Engineers Interior Design: Studio Tupelo General Contractor: Wall to Wall Construction Rug: Kyle Bunting Dining Room Artwork: Ty Clark Logistics: Nitsche Events Photography: © Charles Davis Smith Located on a small triangular lot near Bull Creek in Austin, this house addition was required to comply with … Continue reading Interlock House by Matt Fajkus Architecture

Jenny’s House by Rosevear Stephenson Architects

Location: Tasmania Year: 2017 Architects: Rosevear Stephenson Architects Photography: © Ray Joyce Awards The Roy Sharrington Smith Award for Heritage Architecture AIA TAS 2016 Award for Residential Architecture – Houses (Alterations and Additions) AIA TAS 2016 The Eleanor Culls-Hill Award for Residential Architecture – Houses (Alterations and Additions) AIA National 2016 All images courtesy of Rosevear Stephenson Architects   PLAN Rosevear Stephenson Architects Rosevear Stephenson is … Continue reading Jenny’s House by Rosevear Stephenson Architects

Boneo House by John Wardle Architects

Location: Boneo, Victoria, Australia Site Area: 65 acres Floor Area: 380 sqm New Build 300 sqm Renovation Year: 2017 Sustainability: 6 Star (Residential) Awards Award for Interior Architecture, AIA Victoria 2018 Award for Residential Architecture (Alterations & Additions), AIA Victoria 2018 Habitus House of the Year 2018 Architects: John Wardle Architects Project Team: John Wardle, Diego Bekinschtein, Andrew Wong, Danielle Peck, Jeff Arnold, Jenna Ong, Luca Vezzosi, Elisabetta Zanella Construction: Spence Construction … Continue reading Boneo House by John Wardle Architects

Claremont Residence by David Barr Architect

Location: Claremont, Perth, Western Australia Area: 170.0 sqm Year: 2016 Architects: David Barr Architect Project Team: David Barr, Stephen Hicks Builder: M Construction Photography ©Jack Lovel  Awards: 2016: Winner – Architecture Award, Alterations and Additions 2016 Shortlisted, Houses Award, Alternation and Additions This extension to a pre-war suburban house is generated by a series of brick volumes connected by discreet landscaped areas. A clear grid informs the new addition’s planning, … Continue reading Claremont Residence by David Barr Architect