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Venus Bay is located in South Gippsland, a narrow peninsula of land with Bass Strait the southwest and Anderson’s Inlet to the northeast. Hide House in Venus Bay is located on the crest of a sand dune amongst coastal Tea Tree. The house enjoys views to the waterways of the inlet to the north and the grassy tidal plains to the east while turning its...
Project name
Hide House
Architecture firm
MRTN Architects
Location
Venus Bay, Victoria, Australia
Photography
Dave Kulesza
Owen and Tom, a young professional couple, engaged Sandbox Studio to transform their rundown Victorian terrace in Paddington, Sydney, into a modern home, while restoring its heritage character. We designed a minimalist alteration and addition, increasing the space and light without overdeveloping the site.
Project name
Paddo Terrace
Architecture firm
Sandbox Studio®
Location
Paddington, New South Wales, Australia
Photography
Katherine Lu
At home in a rustic red-brick warehouse, REHAU’s Design Haus is not your ordinary showroom. Founded in Germany in 1948, REHAU are best known for their quality doors and windows, alongside a vast range of interior finishes. Their first showroom in Melbourne came with a simple brief: a space where visitors could feel they were stepping into their own...
Project name
REHAU Design Haus
Architecture firm
Taylor Knights
Location
South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Photography
Peter Clarke
Proving that well-designed home renovations are more cost-effective than moving, the latest home project by Sandbox Studio turns a 2.5-bedroom 1920s bungalow into a light-filled 4-bedroom family home.
Project name
Maison de Famille
Architecture firm
Sandbox Studio®
Location
Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia
Photography
Campaigntrack
A lean, green granny flat offers a fresh take on multi-generational living. Annangrove, NSW – The Hills District. The latest project by Sandbox Studio is a compact ‘forever house’ designed for a couple of retirees. Its environmental design and space-efficient planning make excellent use of the site, allowing them to live near their children and giv...
Project name
Fundamental House
Architecture firm
Sandbox Studio®
Location
The Hills District , Annangrove, New South Wales, Australia
Photography
Katherine Lu
Number 14 asserts itself amongst the traditional housing typology of a leafy Adelaidean streetscape. Keeping within its context by subtly nodding its head to the bungalow that previously occupied the site. The monochromatic combination of texture and form simultaneously guards the street whilst beckoning one to explore what’s inside.
Project name
Number 14
Architecture firm
Black Rabbit Architecture + Interiors
Location
Heathpool, South Australia, Australia
Photography
Christopher Morrison
Richard Francis‐Jones Takes a Stark and Poetic Look at his Profession. “Architecture has never been more challenged than it is today,” contends Richard Francis‐Jones, LFRAIA, Hon. FAIA, RIBA, in his new book Truth and Lies in Architecture (ORO Editions).
Title
Truth and Lies in Architecture
Author
Richard Francis‐Jones
Category
Architecture
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Located on a steep terrain in heavy bushland, the design evolved around the concept of repurposing used shipping containers into a small yet bespoke family home. The expression of raw materials juxtaposed within the native and extraordinary landscape became the cornerstone of the design. Constraints included bushfire controls, protection of native...
Project name
Container House
Architecture firm
Rama Architects
Location
Church Point, Sydney, Australia
Photography
Toby Peet