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An abstract composition of contrasting textural elements, this design responds to a very inspiring client brief for a building that ‘should not look like a house’.
Project name
Brighton East 3
Architecture firm
Pleysier Perkins in collaboration with InForm
Location
Brighton East, Melbourne, Australia
Photography
Timothy Kaye
Tailor-made for modern living, the Sussex house is a bold, contemporary form imbued with a sense of timelessness. A contemporary expression of raw materiality, showcasing bricks, bluestone and porcelain - personifying the mass of a boulder, delicately floating within the shallows of a deep blue body of pool water, the weighted walls are softened by...
Project name
Sussex House
Architecture firm
Mckimm
Location
Brighton, Australia
Photography
Timothy Kaye
This large family residence is composed of two masonry and tiled gable roof structures, a contemporary but contextual response to the more traditional homes in the leafy hillside street.
Project name
Hawthorn by InForm
Architecture firm
Pleysier Perkins in collaboration with InForm
Location
Hawthorn, Melbourne, Australia
Photography
Timothy Kaye
The Ripple House is a series of unfurling spaces defined by subtle shifts in the site and light. Discreetly positioned behind a single-fronted Victorian façade, the addition reinvents the previously disconnected floorplan, creating a highly adaptable family home connected to its garden.
Project name
Ripple House
Architecture firm
FMD Architects
Location
Melbourne, Australia
Photography
Peter Bennetts
Exploring the notion of an urban retreat, the Stepping Stone House was designed by Craig Tan Architects, with collaboration on the interiors with Custom Co. On a narrow site, the house focuses on creating a nurturing family home that heightens social interactions, and a deeper engagement with the natural elements.
Project name
Stepping Stone House
Architecture firm
Craig Tan Architects
Location
Melbourne, Australia
Photography
Jaime Diaz-Berrio
Designed by Melbourne-based architecture and construction firm InForm, the brighton 8 House set on an unusual wedge-shaped property this four-bedroom family home utilises its north-west frontage for the outdoor entertaining area and pool.  This orientation provides the deepest garden aspect and pleasant treed views from the main living area.
Project name
Brighton 8
Architecture firm
InForm
Location
Brighton East, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Photography
Derek Swalwell
Jane Riddell Architects: Over Pool House was designed to allow for contemporary family life to play out beyond the formal front rooms of an existing Victorian house. The pool sits at the threshold between old and new built form and provides the element of surprise as one moves between the two distinct parts of the house.
Project name
Over Pool House
Architecture firm
Jane Riddell Architects
Location
Hawthorn, Melbourne, Australia
Photography
Tess Kelly
Completed in 2019 by Melbourne-based architecture practice Mitsuori Architects, Portsea Beach House is a holiday home located in Portsea a seaside town in Metropolitan Melbourne on the Mornington Peninsula.
Project name
Portsea Beach House
Architecture firm
Mitsuori Architects
Location
Portsea, Australia
Photography
Michael Kai Photography