River Retreat by Edwards White Architects

Location: Taupiri, Waikato, New Zealand Area: 120 msq Year: 2017 Awards 2018 NZIA Waikato / Bay of Plenty Architecture Award – Residential Architecture 2018 Silver: Designers Institute of New Zealand, Best Awards – Spatial – Residential Architects: Edwards White Architects Contractor: Mackay Construction Photography: © Simon Wilson Recipient of the NZIA New Zealand small project architecture […]

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House A by Whispering Smith

Location: Scarborough, Australia Area: 175 square metres Year: 2017 Awards AIA (WA Chapter) Architecture Award for Small Project Architecture Shortlisted Houses Awards 2018 New Houses Under 200m2 Architects: Whispering Smith Builder: Talo Construction Landscape: M&B Johnston Building and Landscapes Photography: © Ben Hosking House A is the first of three carbon neutral dwellings in Scarborough made […]

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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 […]

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The Makers House by Liddicoat & Goldhill

Location: East London, UK Internal Area: 221 m² Client: Liddicoat & Goldhill Awards RIBA London Award 2018 Architects: Liddicoat & Goldhill Contractor: Liddicoat & Goldhill Development LTD Structural Engineers: Fluid Structures Model Photos: Sam Grady Photography: Keith Collie & Jo Willis Having bought the site in 2012, we won planning permission, raised finance and built the house – by […]

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Constant Springs Residence by Alterstudio Architecture

Location: Austin, Texas, USA Area: 3,600-square-foot Year: 2016 Awards 2018 Texas Society of Architects Design Award 2018 IIDA Excellence in Design Award 2017 American Architecture Prize 2018 AIA Austin Design Award Architects: Alterstudio Architecture Design Team: Kevin Alter, Ernesto Cragnolino, Tim Whitehill, Joseph Boyle Photography: © Casey Dunn The opportunity to live simultaneously in the center of the […]

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Artist Retreat by GLUCK+

Location: Upstate New York, USA Area: 6,080 sq. feet Year: 2014 AWARDS 2016 Residential Architect Design Award from Architect magazine, and a 2017 American Architecture Award from The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies Architects: GLUCK+ Photography: © Paul Warchol Located in a land conservancy, […]

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tess + jj’s house by po-co Architecture

Location: South Yarra, Victoria, Australia Size: 117 m2 Year: 2017 Awards Architeam Awards 2017 – Winner (Residential New) 2018 Houses Awards – Commendation (New house under 200sqm) Architects: po-co Architecture Builder: Build2 Photography: © Tatjana Plitt Appearing single storey from the street frontage with respect for its neighbours, this new double storey home makes the most […]

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Skyhaus by Aidlin Darling Design

Location: San Francisco, California, USA Size: 4,250 sq. feet Year: 2014 Awards 2016 AIA San Francisco Design Awards Architects: Aidlin Darling Design Team: David Darling , Principal-in-Charge Joshua Aidlin, Principal Melinda Turner, Project Manager/Designer Consultants: Gemmill Design, Matarozzi Pelsinger Builders Photography: © Matthew Millman Channeling the spirit of the home’s original designer, the late Joseph Esherick, daylight and landscape were the […]

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Rios Clementi Hale Studios | Venice Residence

Location: Venice, California, USA Size: 4,000 sq. feet Year: 2018 Awards 2018 AIA|LA Residential Architecture Award Architects: Rios Clementi Hale Studios Photography: © Undine Pröhl Our client’s “dream house” is designed specifically for the Venice lifestyle. These indoor-outdoor spaces take advantage of every inch of an extremely narrow lot.  Every room opens onto the outdoors, making […]

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Waverley by Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney Architects

Location: Palo Alto, California, USA Size: 5,000 sf Year: 2018 Awards 2018 AIA California Council Residential Award of Honor AIA Silicon Valley Design Award of Merit AIA|LA Residential Architecture Award of Honor Chicago Athenaeum American Architecture Award Rethinking the Future: Global Architecture & Design Award Architects: Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney Architects COLLABORATORS: Matarozzi Pelsinger Builders  […]

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V House by Shaun Lockyer Architects

Location: Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia Year: 2017 Awards 2018 | AIA QLD State Award | Residential Architecture 2018 | AIA Sunshine Coast House of the Year 2018 | AIA Sunshine Coast Regional Commendation 2018 | CEDIA | Best Integrated House Level I 2018 | CEDIA | Life Lived Best at Home Architects: Shaun Lockyer Architects […]

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York Street Residence by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects

Location: York St, St Kilda West, Victoria, Australia Gross Floor Area: 320 m2 Year: 2017 Awards 2018 Shortlist Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA)  Best Residential – Single Architects: Jackson Clements Burrows Architects Consultant: Structural Engineer: Meyer Consulting General Contractor: Belair Builders Photography: © Derek Swalwell An existing heritage building is transformed through the introduction of a […]

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Glen Iris | Pleysier Perkins Architects

Location: Glen Iris, Victoria, Australia Year: 2016 Awards Houses Awards 2017 Alteration & Addition over 200m2 | Shortlisted Architects: Pleysier Perkins Architects Builder: Grand Plan Properties Photography: © Dan Hocking A beautifully crafted extension to a Californian Bungalow for a builder and his family. A robust yet light single storey pavilion with exposed timber rafters, timber […]

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Three Piece House by TRIAS

Location: Stockton, New South Wales, Australia Area: 137 m2 Year: 2018 Awards 2018 AIA NSW ARCHITECTURE AWARD HOUSES (NEW) 2018 AIA NEWCASTLE AWARD FOR SUSTAINABILITY Architects: TRIAS Landscape: Sustainable Surrounds Artworks: Mazie Turner, Jordy Hewitt Selected furniture: Seeho Su, Armadillo & Co, Muji Photography: © Benjamin Hosking Three Piece House is a courtyard house, designed […]

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Sawmill by Olson Kundig

Location: Tehachapi, California, USA Area: 4170.0 ft2 Year: 2014   Awards 2018 AIA National COTE Top Ten Award 2017 AIA National Housing Awards, Honor Award2017 AIA Northwest Pacific Region Citation Award 2017 Chicago Athenaeum, American Architecture Awards, American Architecture Award Architects: Olson Kundig Design Principal: Tom Kundig Project Manager: Elizabeth Bianchi Conklin Photography: Kevin Scott, Gabe Border Set in the harsh […]

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Fold House by Bossley Architects

Location: Bay of Islands, New Zealand Year: 2014 Awards NZ Institute of Architects New Zealand Award 2016 NZ Institute of Architects Local Award 2015 NZ Institute of Architects Resene Colour Award 2015 Master Builders Auckland Region Gold Award 2014 Master Builders Outdoor Living Lifestyle Award 2014 Architects: Bossley Architects Project Team: Pete Bossley, Peter Sisam […]

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Cuernavaca Residence by Alterstudio Architecture

Location: Austin, Texas, US Year: 2016 Architects: Alterstudio Architecture Lead Architect: Ernesto Cragnolino Design Team: Kevin Alter, Tim Whitehill Photography: © Casey Dunn AWARDS 2018 The Architecture MasterPrize Award – Residential 2017 American Architecture Award 2016 IIDA Excellence in Design Awards 2016 AIA Austin Design Award The Cuernavaca Residence is the latest installment in an evolving […]

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Brae Restaurant Accommodation by Six Degrees Architects

Client: Cape Otway Road Holdings Pty Ltd Location: 4285 Cape Otway Road, Birregurra, Victoria, Australia Year: 2016 Awards 2018 Eat Drink Design Awards, Best Hotel Design 2016 IDEA Sustainability, Highly Commended Architects: Six Degrees Architects Photography: © Trevor Mein Brae Restaurant and Accommodation were conceived and designed to provide a luxury, sustainable rural experience.  Set amid […]

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Xintiandi Penthouse by Joyce Wang Studio

Location: Xintiandi, Shanghai, China Area: 6000 ft² Year: 2012 Awards Perspective Award “Best of Residences” 2013 ArchItects: Joyce Wang Studio Photography: © Edmon Leong A three-storey penthouse with views overlooking the lake and city skyline. It is the home of a family who entertain frequently, so it was necessary to create public areas that feel special, providing […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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Seatoun House by First Light Studio Ltd

Location: Wellington, New Zealand Area: 84 m² Year: 2016 Awards 2017 NZIA Wellington Architecture Award – Small Project Architects:  First Light Studio Ltd Photography: © Jason Mann Photography Small space makes big impact Tucked away on the sunny side of Wellington, this compact 84m² 2-bedroom home efficiently makes use of every square inch to provide the perfect […]

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Lantern House Waiheke by Herbst Architects

Location: Auckland, New Zealand Year: 2018 Awards NZIA Auckland Architecture Award 2018 HOME magazine home of the year best interior 2018 Architects: Herbst Architects Photography: © Jackie Meiring The brief was for a primary residence for a couple without children with provision for occasionally used guest accommodation for friends visiting from overseas. The site as presented […]

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Rotorua House by RTA Studio

Location: Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand Area: 210 sqm Architects: RTA Studio Awards 2018 NZIA Waikato / Bay of Plenty Architecture Award – Housing Category 2018 Home of the Year Finalist Turama is a new house typology seeking to make residential architecture that is both deeply rooted in the whakapapa (genealogy) of this family and formally […]

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Sawmill House by Archier Studio

Location: Yackandandah, Victoria, Australia Size: 100 m2 Year: 2014 Awards National Architecture Award Victorian Architecture Award Houses Award Architects: Archier Studio Photography: © Ben Hosking We focused our attention away from conventional solutions to investigate highly bespoke and cost effective alternatives. The Sawmill House demonstrates how Australia’s growing hoard of latent building materials can be used […]

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PR House by Architects Ink

Location: Fleurieu Peninsula, SA, Australia Area: 340 sqm Year: 2017 AWARDS 2018 South Australian Architecture Awards Residential Architecture – Houses (New) Winner, John S Chappel Award 2018 AIA National Architecture Awards Shortlisted Architects: Architects Ink Project Team: Marco Spinelli, Laura Tisato, Carlo Colombo Landscaping: Polgreen Landscaping Photography: © Sam Noonan PR House is a unique beach home to replace the client’s […]

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Binary House by Christopher Polly Architect

Location: Woolooware, Sydney, Australia Year: 2018 AWARDS 2018 Houses Awards – Shortlisted Finalist 2018 Australian Timber Design Awards – Shortlisted Finalist Architects: Christopher Polly Architect Landscape: Fig Landscapes Photography: Brett Boardman Photography A crafted volume is carefully connected to the retained and refashioned rear of an original 1960’s yellow brick envelope to enact clear planning, cost and environmental […]

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Lode House by Henry Goss Architects

Project: Single storey extension to private residence Location: Lode, East Cambridgeshire, South East England, United Kingdom Area: 40 m² Year 2017 AWARD RIBA Regional Award in 2017 Architects: Henry Goss Architects Photography: © Henry Goss Henry Goss Architects’ Lode House extension in East Cambridgeshire has finally reached completion.  The materials proposed echo the surrounding agricultural vernacular through the […]

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​Modern Detached by Coffey Architects

Location: Harpeden, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom Year: 2017 AWARDS 2017 RIBA East Awards – won 2017 Brick Awards – won Architects: Coffey Architects Project Director: Lee Marsden Architects: Ben Edgley, Uli Kraeling Associate: Michael Henriksen Architectural Assistant: Andrea Ruffilli, Selena Dong Photography: © Timothy Soar Having demolished their previous home to make way for a new dream family house, the client was keen for the Modern […]

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Springhill House by Lovell Burton Architecture

Location: Spring Hill, Victoria, Australia Area: 120 Sqm Year: 2017 Award 2018 Houses Awards: New House under 200m2 Architects: Lovell Burton Architecture Project Team: Joseph Lovell, Stephanie Burton Photography: © Benjamin Hosking Builder: Nick Andrews Structural Engineer: Meyer Consulting Selected furniture from Great Dane, Cult, KFive & Andelucci Springhill House is a private dwelling designed for an author and artistic […]

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Paddington Courtyard House by Aileen Sage Architects

  Location: Paddington, Australia Area: 200 sqm Year: 2014 AWARDS 2015 Winner Dulux Colour Award – Single Residential Interior 2015 Shortlisted AIA NSW Chapter Awards – New House 2015 Shortlisted Houses Awards – New House over 200m2 and Outdoor   Architects: Aileen Sage Architects Project Team: Amelia Holliday, Isabelle Toland, Sean Akahane-Bryen Landscape Architect: Sue Barnsley Design Heritage Architect: Urbis Photography: © […]

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Cabbage Tree House by Peter Stutchbury Architecture

Location: Bayview, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Year: 2017 AWARDS 2018 The Wilkinson Award for Residential Architecture – AIA NSW 2018 Commendation for Sustainable Architecture – AIA NSW Architects: Peter Stutchbury Architecture Project architect: Emma Trask Photography © Michael Nicholson   All images courtesy of Peter Stutchbury Architecture © Michael Nicholson   Peter Stutchbury Architecture Peter Stutchbury Architecture is an […]

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Old Be-al by FMD Architects

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Area: 129 m2 Year: 2017 AWARDS  2018 | Commendation| AIA VAA : Residential. [Houses. Alt & Add.] 2018 | Shortlisted | Houses Magazine : House Alt & Add. [Under 200m2] Architects: FMD Architects Project Team: Fiona Dunin, Alice Edmonds, Jayme Collins, Robert Kolak Photography © John Gollings ‘Old Be-al’ is the loving nick-name […]

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J House by Nabil Gholam Architects

Location: Bois De Boulogne, Lebanon Year: 2014 Architects: Nabil Gholam Architects Structural Design: Serhal Consulting Office Electro-mechanical Design: Pierre Dammous & Partners Landscape Architecture: Vladimir Djurovic Landscape  Photography: Joe Kesrouani, Richard Saad The house tells the story of psychological resilience and architectural defiance. A sort of Pandora box turned into a pearl inside a sea […]

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Cross House by Taylor and Hinds Architects

Location: Franklin, Tasmania, Australia Year: 2016 AWARDS 2017 AIA Esmond Dorney Award for Residential Architecture – Houses (New) Architects:Taylor and Hinds Architects Design architect: Mat Hinds Photography: © Adam Gibson The approach to the design of this house revolves around its small scale. Situated on a dramatic site, overlooking Franklin and the Huon River, the project takes in […]

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La Moraleja Villa, Madrid, Spain by XTEN Architecture, EXTUDIO and Losada Garcia Arquitectos

Location: Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain Year: 2017 Awards Residential Architecture Awards 2017 – American Institute of Architects | Los Angeles Merit The American Architecture Prize 2017 – Design of the Year | Residential Architecture Prize Winner 2017 AIACC Residential Awards – American Institute of Architects | California Council Honor Architects: XTEN Architecture, EXTUDIO and Losada Garcia Arquitectos Construction Engineer: Óscar […]

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River’s Edge House by Stuart Tanner Architects

Location: Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Site area: 678 m2 Building area: 198 m2 Year: 2016 Awards 2016 HIA Tasmanian House of the Year 2017 AIA Tasmanian Chapter Award Residential Houses – New Architects: Stuart Tanner Architects Builder: Cordwell Lane Builders Engineer: Gandy and Roberts Consulting Engineers Lighting: Casa Monde Lighting Specialists, Stuart Tanner Photography: © […]

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Paddington Residence by Kieron Gait Architects

Location: Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Year:  2016   Architects: Kieron Gait Architects Project Team:  Kieron Gait, Anna O’Gorman, Samantha Taylor Contractor:  A. H. Done Builders Photography © Christopher Frederick Jones Awards 2017 AIA | Queensland Architecture Awards | Residential Architecture- Houses (Alterations and Additions)  | Brisbane Regional Commendation 2017 AIA | Queensland Architecture Awards | Residential Architecture- Houses (Alterations and Additions)  | […]

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Cross-Stitch House by FMD Architects

Category: Residential Alterations, Residential Interiors Location: Melbourne, Australia Year: 2013 AWARDS 2014 | Shortlisted | AIA VAA 2014 | Shortlisted | IDEA Awards 2014 | Shortlisted | Houses Magazine : House of the Year [Res. Alt & Add.] Architects: FMD Architects Project Team: Fiona Dunin, Andrew Carija, Robert Kolak Photography © Peter Bennetts The site is a […]

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Terrarium House by John Ellway Architect

Location: Brisbane, Australia Area: 120 m2 Year: 2017 AWARDS Houses Awards shortlist 2018 Dulux Colour Awards Finalists 2018 Architect: John Ellway Architect Builder: Mat Saggers Engineer: Westera Partners Photography © Toby Scott Created by bringing together layers of memories from the owners’ childhoods and their travels throught adult life. The house began as an exercise in pragmatics. How to manage a number of […]

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Shapeshifter house by Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects (OPA)

Location: Reno, Nevada, US Area: 5,900 sf Year: 2017 AWARDS AIA San Francisco, 2015 Unbuilt Design Citation Chicago Athenaeum, 2018 American Architecture Awards  Architects: Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects (OPA) Contractor: Mike Doherty Construction Structural: Buro Happold Landscape: OPA Planting: Delphine Huetz Photography © Joe Fletcher   Two art collectors and dealers specializing in contemporary art and art of the American West decided to move […]

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Tunnel House | MODO (Michael Ong Design Office)

Residential – Alteration and Addition Location: Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia Area: 143 m2 Year: 2015   Awards Architeam Awards 2015 – Finalist Houses Award 2016 – Shortlisted   Architect: MODO Builder: Seventy7 Projects Furniture design: Ajar design & furniture Photography © Peter Bennetts The client approach us with a brief to renovate their double fronted cottage in hawthorn, […]

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House 24 by Park + Associates Architects

Location: Singapore Area: 715 sqm Year: 2016 Awards 2017 The Chicago Athenaenum Museum International Architecture Award 2017 Annual Architizer A+ Awards, Popular Choice Winner 2017 INDE Awards, Shortlist: The Living Space 2016 16th SIA Architectural Design Awards, Design of the Year 2016 Best of Year Winner for City House  Architects: Park + Associates Architects Photography © Edward Hendricks, CI&A Photography In […]

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Pheasants by Sarah Griffiths + Amin Taha

Local Authority: Hanley-on-Thames Town Council Type: Bespoke Private House Location: Oxfordshire, South East England, United Kingdom Size: 575m2 Year: 2017 Awards RIBA South Award 2018 RIBA Project Architect of the Year Award 2018 Architects: Sarah Griffiths + Amin Taha Quantity Surveyor: Fleming Russell Stent Structural Engineer: Adams Kara Taylor (akt II) Structural Design Staircase: Webb Yates Engineers Lighting Design: Pritchard Themis […]

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Villa Agava Casablanca | Driss Kettani Architect

Location: Casablanca, Morocco Area: 450 m2 Year: 2016 Awards Middle East Architect Awards 2017 Residential project of the year Short list Mediterranean Mimar Sinan Prize 2016 Lauréat avec Saad El Kabbaj et Mohamed Amine Siana Architect: Driss Kettani Architect Landscape: Atelier Bertrand Houin Photography: © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG This house is projected on a north-south oriented plot […]

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East West House by Rob Kennon Architects

Location: Richmond, Victoria, Australia Area: 225 sqm Year: 2013 AVARDS 2014 AIA Victorian Architecture Awards Shortlist Residential Alterations and Additions 2014 Houses Awards Shortlist House in a Heritage Context 2014 Houses Awards Shortlist House Alteration and Addition over 200 m² Architects: Rob Kennon Architects Landscape Architect Robyn Barlow Photography © Derek Swalwell This house, on a deep site near the top of […]

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Miner Road by Faulkner Architects

Location: Orinda, California, US Year: 2016 Award AIACC Residential Honor Award 2017 AIAEB Honor Award 2017 Architects: Faulkner Architects Photographer: Joe Fletcher In the shade of Orinda’s native oaks, the home produces an in intimate relationship with the surrounding trees. Their texture is reflected architecturally in a hyper-minimal palette of unfinished white oak on the walls, ceilings, […]

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