Whitehall Road Residence | B.E Architecture

Location: Flinders, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Size: 740 ft2 Year: 2014 Architects: B.E Architecture Photography: © Peter Clarke Located in Flinders on the Mornington Peninsula, Whitehall Road is one of B.E Architecture’s established projects that has recently been revisited to capture current imagery. The house at Whitehall Road is positioned at the crest of a hill, to take […]

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Oreo House by Taylor Pressly Architects

Location: Toorak, Victoria, Australia Year: 2017 Interior Design: Taylor Pressly Architects House Design: CLP Architecture Photography: © Tom Blachford All images courtesy of Taylor Pressly Architects   Taylor Pressly Architects Phone: (03) 9529 5558 Mobile: +61 414 220 826 Email: info@taylorpressly.com.au Office: 17 / 165 Greville Street, Prahran 3181 VISIT Taylor Pressly Architects

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South Yarra Project by Studio Lancini

Location: South Yarra, Victoria, Australia Year: 2018 Interior Design: Studio Lancini Photography: © Peter Clarke All images courtesy of Studio Lancini Studio Lancini Erika Lancini Design is an Interior Design Service having 20 years experience in design within the residential, commercial and retail sectors. For more information, visit the Studio Lancini website CONTACT Studio Lancini 129 […]

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Brighton Bunker by Dan Gayfer Design

Location: Brighton, Victoria, Australia Year: 2016 Architects: Dan Gayfer Design Photography: © Dean Bradley A bar fridge, recessed into the rear wall of the bunker, combines with upholstered seating, planter and TV to create a highly functional pool side haven. The rear area of this residence did not meet the requirements of a highly active […]

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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, […]

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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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Core House by Taylor Pressly Architects

Location: Brighton East, Victoria, Australia Year: 2017 Architects: Taylor Pressly Architects Photography: © Jaime Diaz-Berrio All images courtesy of Taylor Pressly Architects Taylor Pressly Architects Phone: (03) 9529 5558 Mobile: +61 414 220 826 Email: info@taylorpressly.com.au Office: 17 / 165 Greville Street, Prahran 3181 VISIT Taylor Pressly Architects

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Holroyd Court by Foomann Architects

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Area: 400 m2 Year: 2017 Architects: Foomann Architects Builder: Quadro Constructions Landscape: Mud-Office Photography: © Willem-Dirk du Toit Photography Styliste: Esme Parker An existing interwar duplex on a sloping site was the foundation of this challenging conversion project. The two units had complex floor plans over three levels, including a detached […]

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Parkside Beach House by Cera Stribley Architects

Location: Sorrento, Victoria, Australia Area: 300 m2 Year: 2017 Architects: Cera Stribley Architects Photography: © Emily Bartlett Taking inspiration from the iconic Mornington bathing boxes, Parkside Beach House features concrete, timber and brick throughout the building. The property is ideal for multi-family use and balances open and spacious communal areas with the privacy of secluded […]

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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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Brighton House by Rob Kennon Architects

Location: Brighton, Victoria, Australia Area: 155 sqm Year: 2018 Architects: Rob Kennon Architects Photography: © Derek Swalwell All images courtesy of Rob Kennon Architects   Rob Kennon Architects Rob established the practice, Rob Kennon Architects, in 2011 after years of experiences working with two of Melbourne’s most influential and respected design practices, Bates Smart and Jackson Clements […]

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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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Jackson Clements Burrows Architects | Hiding House

Location: Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia Gross Floor Area: 350 sqm Year: 2014 Awards 2015  Victorian Architecture Awards – Residential (New) Commendation Architects: Jackson Clements Burrows Architects Photography: © John Gollings This compact house is composed of a series of interlocking rooms and gardens that create spatial variety, while allowing the house to adapt to changing needs. […]

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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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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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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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St Vincents Place Residence by B.E Architecture

Location: Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia Year: 2017 Architects: B.E Architecture Photography: © Derek Swalwell   As a modern renaissance home, the St Vincents Place Residence is a new archetype developed through reinterpretation of classical references with a modern sensibility. The client, as a patron, put his belief in architecture, artists and artisans to create a nourishing environment that […]

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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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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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Barwon Heads House by Lovell Burton Architecture

Location: Barwon Heads, Victoria, Australia Area: 300 Sqm Year: 2017 Architects: Lovell Burton Architecture Photography: © Rory Gardiner Builder: Project Group Structural Engineer: Meyer Consulting ESD Consultant: Ark Resources Planting: Sophie Maclean Selected furniture from Luke Furniture Nestled within swaths of Moonah and tea tree is a new home for a professional couple seeking a seaside […]

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Place to Day Dream by Tony Hobba Architects

Location: Victoria, Australia Year: 2013 Architects: Tony Hobba Architects Photography © Rory Gardiner Over looking Bass Straight, this large residential project sits quietly in the landscape, barely visible. The landscape was the driver for the design, with a stand of iron bark trees defining the form, scale, views, vista’s and materialality. Six years in the […]

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Ocean Residence by FMD Architects

Location: Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia Year: 2015 Architects: FMD Architects Project Team: Fiona Dunin, Katherine Peasley, Andrew Carija, Robert Kolak, Alex Peck, Owen Castley Photography © Fraser Marsden The residence is a weekend beach house for a semi retired couple with a large family and extensive corporate guests. The house was designed to entertain large amounts […]

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North Warrandyte House | Alexandra Buchanan Architecture

Location: North Warrandyte, Victoria, Australia Floor area: 249 sqm Year: 2015 Architects: Alexandra Buchanan Architecture Design Team: Hive Engineering, Nathan Burkett Landscape Design Construction Team: Eco Edge Homes Photography: © Debra McFadzean, Marvelle Photography This bold contemporary home perches high above the Yarra River at North Warrandyte on a raised plateau nestled amongst dense native bushland. Restricted access, treacherous topography and […]

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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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Park Orchards by Pleysier Perkins Architects

Location: Park Orchards, Victoria, Australia Year: 2014 Architects: Pleysier Perkins Architects Builder: Spence Thomson Photography: © Brendan Finn This large L-shaped house wraps an existing pool and features rammed earth with contrasting dark coloured walls. Extensive glazing opens the interior to the terrace and maximizes the sweeping rural views. A dramatic central hall, fully glazed at […]

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Williams Road Park Orchards by Matyas Architects

Location: Park Orchards, Victoria, Australia Year: 2015 Architects: Matyas Architects Builder: Tucker Construction Group Photography: @ Tatjana Plitt All images courtesy of Matyas Architects | © Tatjana Plitt   MATYAS ARCHITECTS Matyas Architects (formerly John Matyas Architects) is a medium size architecture and interior design practice based in Middle Park, Melbourne. The practice was established by John Matyas […]

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Elwood House by Matyas Architects

Location: Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Year: 2016 Architects: Matyas Architects Furniture and Styling: Nina Provan Builder: LBA Constructions Windows: T H E R M E C O Photography @ Derek Swalwell All images courtesy of Matyas Architects | © Derek Swalwell MATYAS ARCHITECTS John Matyas Matyas Architects (formerly John Matyas Architects) is a medium size architecture and interior design practice based […]

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Sorrento Beach House by Matyas Architects

Location: Sorrento, Victoria, Australia Year: 2016 Architects: Matyas Architects Builder: LBA Constructions Windows: T H E R M E C O Photography: @ Tatjana Plitt  All images courtesy of Matyas Architects | © Tatjana Plitt   Matyas Architects Matyas Architects (formerly John Matyas Architects) is a medium size architecture and interior design practice based in Middle Park, Melbourne. […]

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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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Prahran House | Rob Kennon Architects 

Location: Prahran, Victoria, Australia Area: 315 sqm Year: 2017 Architects: Rob Kennon Architects Photography © Derek Swalwell This project explores a new typology for open connected living. Terraced floor plates and shifting ceiling profiles adjust to the sites topography to achieve spatial qualities appropriate to the program. Large doors retract into wall cavities allowing the spaces to extend […]

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The Mills house#project343 | mckimm

Location: Hampton, Victoria, Australia Year: 2017 Architects: mckimm Photography by © Derek Swalwell the mills #project343 encompasses a pair of rectilinear volumes stacked atop one another, giving the home the identity of contemporary design. offering naturally illuminated spaces that provide functionality and carefully considered zoning, the mills project provides an introspective aspect and a welcoming home to […]

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Merricks House by Wood Marsh Architects

Location: Merricks, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia Year: 2009 Architects: Wood Marsh Architects Photographer: Jean Luc Laloux  While the opportunities inherent in a semi-rural, seaside context have been exploited to their fullest in this peninsula house, lessons learned from the effects of an often harsh coastal environment have necessitated a balanced response. Rather than orientate the house […]

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Bluff House by Auhaus Architecture

Location: Barwon Heads, Victoria, Australia Year: 2013 Awards: 2014 Houses Award Shortlist 2014 Idea Awards Shortlist Architects: Auhaus Architecture Builder: Ashley Crowe Builders Photography: Trevor Mein & Auhaus Architecture Bluff House is a three level house designed for a steeply sloping site backing onto the Barwon Heads golf course. The house is designed as a series […]

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Masuto Residence by Jamison Architects

Location: Aberfeldie, Victoria, Australia Area: 295 m2 Year: 2017 Architects: Jamison Architects Design team: Mark Jamison, Angela Jamison Photography: © Derek Swalwell A departure from the repetitious ‘garage and driveway – build to the boundaries – feeling of confined living’  scenario, Jamison Architects were successful in negotiating with local council a duplex design that challenged the town […]

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Malvern house by Rob Kennon Architects

Location: Malvern, Victoria, Australia Area: 236 SQM Year: 2017 Architects: Rob Kennon Architects  Photography: © Derek Swalwell All images courtesy of Rob Kennon Architects ROB KENNON ARCHITECTS Rob Kennon M.Arch B.PD AIA Rob established the practice, Rob Kennon Architects, in 2011 after years of experiences working with two of Melbourne’s most influential and respected design practices, Bates Smart […]

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Malvern East House by Rob Kennon Architects

Location: Malvern East, Victoria, Australia Area: 290 sqm Year: 2017 Architects: Rob Kennon Architects  Photography: © Derek Swalwell   All images courtesy of Rob Kennon Architects   Rob Kennon Architects Rob established the practice, Rob Kennon Architects, in 2011 after years of experiences working with two of Melbourne’s most influential and respected design practices, Bates Smart and […]

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Sorrento Beach House by AM Architecture

Location: Mornington Peninsula, Sorrento, Victoria, Australia Year: 2016 Awards Architects: AM Architecture Photography: © Dianna Snape Sorrento Beach house is comprised of a raw concrete internal shell, wrapped in a timber exterior. The thermal mass provided by the concrete is insulated externally providing stable internal temperatures, and the timber exterior shades the concrete, further eliminating heat loads in summer. The building […]

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The wolseley #project328 by mckimm

Location: Brighton, Victoria, Australia Architects: mckimm Photography: © Derek Swalwell The wolseley #project328 is a unique property, designed to cater to the needs of a young family of five. the desired aesthetic for the client was one of honest material clarity and expression, allowing for intrinsic rawness within the selected materials of glass, concrete, steel and natural timber. […]

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Ivanhoe House by Auhaus Architecture

Location: Ivanhoe, Victoria, Australia Year: 2016 Awards 2017 Victorian Architecture Awards Shortlist 2017 Houses Awards Shortlist 2017 IDEA Interior Design Awards Shortlist Architects: Auhaus Architecture Builder: DSS Constructions Photography: © Derek Swalwell Furniture and Styling: Nina Provan A new 4 bedroom house built into a heavily treed hill that drops away steeply towards the rear of the […]

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13th Beach Courtyard House by Auhaus architecture & interior

Location: Thirteenth Beach, Victoria, Australia Year: 2015   Awards: Houses Awards 2016 Shortlist Architects: Auhaus architecture & interior Builder: Ashley Crowe Builders Photography: © Derek Swalwell Photography styling: Nina Provan This is a new 4 bedroom house on the 13th Beach golf course. The sweeping plan takes in the extremities of the wedge shaped site, folding away […]

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AMADO House by MAKE Architecture

Location: Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Year: 2017 AWARDS 2017 HOUSES AWARDS – HOUSE ALTERATION AND ADDITION OVER 200M2: COMMENDATION 2017 HOUSES AWARDS – HERITAGE: SHORTLISTED 2017 HOUSES AWARDS – SUSTAINABILITY: SHORTLISTED Architects: MAKE Architecture Photography: © Peter Bennetts Amado are external sliding timber screens used on Japanese traditional houses to protect the inner layers of shoji screens from the […]

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Ocean House by Rob Mills

Location: Lorne, Victoria, Australia Architects: Rob Mills architecture & interiors   The modern Rob Mills aesthetic in its purest essence, Ocean House is a study in harmony. Raw concrete and polished timber blend seamlessly with the forest to create a calming retreat. Visual beauty is matched by thoughtful interior design that allow friends to gather by the beach, […]

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Blairgowrie 2 by inForm design

  Location: Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia  Year: 2014 Architects: InForm Architect in Charge: Simon Perkins Photography: © Hilary Bradford This timber and glass pavilion is the second house in the development and continues the theme of coastal modernity. Following the principles of the InForm ‘Retreat’ design, but on a larger scale, the house includes a double […]

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