Chenchow Little inserts arched windows into Sydney home

Chenchow Little has created three-dimensional internal voids with expansive arched windows in this family home in the inner Sydney suburb of Glebe. Known for its Victorian terrace houses and narrow streets, Glebe has small allotments and a high density of housing in comparison to other Sydney suburbs. The site for Chenchow Little’s Glebe House is […]

Studio Haptic designs small footprint Japanese-inspired own home in Sydney

Taking subtle cues from Japanese Machiya townhouse, Studio Haptic’s Mathew Mariani designed his family home to test “the efficiency of smaller housing models”. Applied to a narrow, long site typical of inner west Sydney, Leichhardt Machiya offers a variant to the typical ‘gun barrel’ terrace houses of the area. “The house draws on the Kyo-Machiya in […]

Virginia Kerridge Architect gives Boyd-winning home a sustainable revamp

Virginia Kerridge Architects has used recycled materials to create a “durable, sustainable and beautiful” redesign of a Robin Boyd-winning home in Sydney. Grant Pirrie House was originally built in the 1890s as a timber warehouse. More than 100 years later, the property was refurbished by Sydney architect Graham Jahn, earning him the 1999 Robin Boyd […]

Alexander Pollock Melbourne weekender dominated by “dramatic stone”

Alexander Pollock gutted and renovated a boutique apartment in Melbourne to feel like a hotel suite with stone detailing and a “masculine palette”. The one-bedroom apartment close to Spring Spring was for a recently single client looking to create a weekend bachelor pad. Alexander Pollock took the apartment in a “luxe and masculine direction. “The […]

Luchetti Krelle returns old world glamour to Bathers’ Pavilion

Noise Noise Noise takes an “anarchic” approach in Melbourne retail store