Californian dreaming | Elwood House

On a tree-lined street in Melbourne’s bayside suburb of Elwood, Star Architecture’s Elwood House effortlessly mixes the old with the new. On a street populated predominantly with red-brick Californian bungalows and terracotta tiled roofs, the renovation comprises a mix of contemporary and heritage buildings within a council Heritage overlay. Prior to its transformation, Elwood House […]

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Small but perfectly formed

With its Curtain House project, Apparte Studio transformed a cramped, dark and damp Victorian cottage into a light-filled, flowing and uplifting home, which still references some original features of the house. The project is unique in that the architect was also its builder and joiner, which provided the opportunity to test out ambitious ideas and […]

A house of light

The Amado house was designed by multi award-winning Melbourne firm Make Architecture for a culturally blended family returning to Australia after many years living in Japan. Given that the clients are half Japanese, half Australian, part of the brief was to find an architectural language that reflected and celebrated these cultural differences. Melissa Bright, principal […]

Designwall: Investigator College

When architectural practice Flightpath was contracted to design a new 2049 square-metre senior school to join an existing middle school at Victor Harbour they opted for the new COLORBOND steel Matt finish when choosing cladding. James Plunkett, a Senior architect at Flightpath, said: “The new senior school has a bold form which is reassuring yet […]

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