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Our Narrabeen Relocatable Home involved the replacement of a relatable home within Narrabeen Caravan Park, with a strong environmental focus on passive design and sustainable materials.
Project name
Narrabeen relocatable home
Architecture firm
buck&simple: doers of stuff
Location
Narrabeen, New South Wales, Australia
Photography
Simon Whitbread
This project involved the revival and extension of a single level federation detached cottage. The scope involved refurbishing the street façade and retained lower level rooms, influenced by the original period detailing, and extending to the rear and above with a first floor and detached carport in a contrasting material aesthetic.
Project name
Modest Start Bold Finish
Architecture firm
Hobbs Jamieson Architecture
Location
Manly, New South Wales, Australia
Photography
Luc Remond
Bluff House sits comfortably in the corner of a cul-de-sac in the rural beach side suburb of Spring Beach on the East Coast of Tasmania. Preston Lane was engaged to design a holiday home, providing a place to relax, to unwind, connect with the surroundings and soak in the sun in an understated manner.
Project name
Bluff House
Architecture firm
Preston Lane Architects
Location
Spring Beach, Tasmania, Australia
Photography
Adam Gibson
West Bend House was conceived as an inhabited pathway, a means to traverse the long narrow site from the street to the expansive rear garden with views over the banks of Merri Creek. We wanted to give this family of five, with children quickly becoming young adults, the ability to be independent and have time apart but also create varied spaces to...
Project name
West Bend House
Architecture firm
MRTN Architects
Location
Northcote, Victoria, Australia
Photography
Peter Bennetts
The main challenge for the CUUB team was to showcase a luxurious 3-storey, 6-unit oceanfront development in Trigg, Western Australia. Emphasize the organic integration into the existing architectural ensemble of the local space. There were 3 exterior and 8 interior renderings in the work, which were supposed to fully embody the main messages of the...
Project name
Trigg
Architecture firm
West Bridge Urban
Location
Trigg, West Australia
Tools used
Autodesk 3ds Max, Corona Renderer, Adobe Photoshop
Renovating an apartment presents many different challenges to renovating a house. Architect Kirby Roper, Director of Kirby Architects, reflects on a major apartment renovation in Melbourne’s Domain Road South Yarra. She offers some practical advice for renovating older apartments with a body corporate.
Project name
Domain Views
Architecture firm
Kirby Architects
Location
Domain Road, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia
Photography
Jacqui Henshaw
The mckimm interior design team were engaged by former clients to bring a new dimension of materiality and functionality to certain spaces within their mckimm home. With the intent of enhancing the homes visual character, the new features offer sympathetic enrichments to existing spaces, creating additional layers that explore connection, tactility...
Project name
North House
Architecture firm
Mckimm
Location
Brighton, Victoria, (Melbourne), Australia
Photography
Piers Fitton
Drawn to the extensive vegetation rather than the views to the ocean, the client’s brief asked for an experience “like camping amongst the trees, but without the tent”. Rather than optimising views to the ocean that may be lost over time as the foreshore vegetation matures, this home is thoughtfully woven between the existing stand of Brushbox tree...
Project name
Timbin House
Architecture firm
Conrad Gargett
Location
Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia
Photography
Christopher Frederick Jones