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Carlyle lane house sits on a small 500 m² block in the middle of Byron Bay. The clients, originally from Brazil, had a long-standing penchant for Mid-century architecture. The design process began with initial qualitative discussions with the clients about their love for views and gazing up at the ever changing sky.
Project name
Carlyle Lane
Architecture firm
Harley Graham Architects
Location
Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Photography
Peter Tanevski
The elemental house sits atop a hillside on a 20 acre property in a hidden valley south of Newcastle. The form uses a palette of concrete, timber, sandstone and glass to connect with and blend into the surrounds.
Project name
Elemental House
Architecture firm
ssd studio
Location
Dooralong, New South Wales, Australia
Photography
Sophie Solomon, Shannon Dand, Yasmin Mund
Inspired by Japanese design principles, Japan House is a finely crafted pavilion addition to a 1920s Californian Bungalow on Sydney’s lower north shore – a refined structure that skilfully entwines natural materials, light and landscape.
Project name
Japan House
Architecture firm
Sandbox Studio®
Location
Willoughby East, New South Wales, Australia
Photography
Katherine Lu
Australian architecture is a reflection of this country’s diverse and dynamic history. From early Indigenous efforts and 19th-century urban development to coastal luxury homes and sustainability, it’s safe to say that Australia has innovative, stable, and influential architecture to offer to the world.
Written by
Lilly Miller
Photography
R ARCHITECTURE (cover image)
95 Evans St is the first multi-residential development to be completed within a recently up-zoned, transit-oriented precinct, to meet Perth’s infill residential targets. As a result, the project bore much responsibility to set a positive precedent for all future development in the predominantly single residential surrounding area.
Project name
95 Evans Street
Architecture firm
MJA Studio
Location
Shenton Park, Western Australia
Photography
Dion Robeson
Turf Design Studio, Cox Architecture and Chada have collaborated to deliver a new eco-luxe retreat in one of Sydney’s most iconic destinations. Taronga Zoo Wildlife Retreat is part of a $164.5M development program between Taronga Zoo and the NSW Government to improve the famous tourist site over the next 10 years.
Project name
Taronga Zoo Wildlife Retreat
Architecture firm
Cox Architecture
Location
Mosman, New South Wales, Australia
Photography
Mike Chorley, Guy Wilkinson, David Li
With the precision and foresight of a sculptor, our project chips away at the stifling ‘nice to haves’ of homelife, leaving behind only the essentials of elegant, functional living — the result is Humble House. In designing Humble House we denote that scaling down need not be synonymous with sacrifice, rather Humble House offers a refined, though u...
Project name
Humble House
Architecture firm
R Architecture (https://rarchitecture.com.au)
Location
Berwick, Victoria, Australia
Photography
Dylan James
Medindie House is a two-storey contemporary addition to a grand old sandstone villa. Our client sought a contemporary lifestyle and a strong connection to the spacious north facing rear yard, whilst also accommodating extended family.
Project name
Medindie House
Architecture firm
Architects Ink
Location
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Photography
Sam Noonan Photography