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: 295m2 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 planning […]

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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 Photographer: 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 is […]

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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 Photographer: Peter Bennetts Amado are external sliding timber screens used on Japanese traditional houses to protect the inner layers of shoji screens from […]

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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, Derek Swalwell for Inside Out 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 […]

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