Exterior Home Onepu House

TIM DORRINGTON ARCHITECTS Though dated, this intriguing house in surburban Manly just north of Auckland remained a delightful interpretation of early 1980’s post modernism and was crying out for a revamp. The challenge came in remaining faithful to the architecture whilst reinterpreting it for a contemporary family of four. An iconic 80’s A-frame style, theContinue reading “Exterior Home Onepu House”

Exterior Home The Great Outdoor

TIM DORRINGTON ARCHITECT This beach house has an overall feeling of simple restraint. Modest materials used in deceptively simple ways manipulate site, space and light to organise the “bach” in a straightforward, playful and inventive way. The surprise placement of circulation along the perimeter appears to have been the key move in unlocking the architecturalContinue reading “Exterior Home The Great Outdoor”

Exterior Home The Wave

Paul Uhlamann Architects The site for this beach house is a narrow, steep block with spectacular views to the north and east over the Pacific Ocean. The house has been designed over three levels with a free-standing studio pod surrounded by trees at the bottom of the site  The ground floor accommodates the living areasContinue reading “Exterior Home The Wave”

Exterior Home Idea Black Lighouse

Bellemo & Cat The new house measuring approximately 230 square metres, was conceived as two structures connected by a large deck. The 7 meter tall study/retreat could also be compared to Australia bush hero Ned Kelly’s helmet, with a picture window framing gnarled tea trees. Although the site was relatively undisturbed during construction, an establishedContinue reading “Exterior Home Idea Black Lighouse”

Exterior Home Idea Cliff Top Rapture

Anderson Architecture Perched on the cliff top at Ben Buckler’s Point, North Bondi, the six unit 1930s apartment building has seen many changes over the years, including part of the property collapsing in the recent past. The owner of this particular apartment want to more liveable and sustainable environment better connected to its dramatic naturalContinue reading “Exterior Home Idea Cliff Top Rapture”

Exterior Home Idea Controlling The Views

B.E Architecture The house at Flinders, on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, is buried deep into its 4-hectare site. Invisible from the street, the cedar clad house only appears at the end of a long winding driveway. We wanted to control the views over Bass Strait rather than present just one vista, says designer B.E Architecture. DesignedContinue reading “Exterior Home Idea Controlling The Views”

Exterior Home Idea The Letter K Part 1

ASHTON RAGGATT MCDOUGALL This house on Victoria’s Bellarine Peninsula, was designed by Ashton Raggati McDougali for clients who wanted something challenging . ‘The owner weren’t afraid of new concepts. They embrace new ideas,’ says architect Howard Raggatt, one of those directors of ARM, who worked closely with project architect Sophie Cleland. The owners, a coupleContinue reading “Exterior Home Idea The Letter K Part 1”

Interior Decoration Themes You Should Know About

Your home is a perfect reflection of your personal style. There are a plethora of interior decoration themes that cater to our preferences. Be it the eclectic Bohemian theme or the subtle minimalist setting, there are different types of style that speak to your soul. For all those people looking to remodel their homes, hereContinue reading “Interior Decoration Themes You Should Know About”

Brave New Home Part 1

Burnham House by STAN ARCHITECT Looking over the living area to the kitchen and entry The 2,300 sqf house is a constant source of delight for its owner.Though the plan is lucid, there’s an intricacy that comes from a collaboration in which every facet of the design was though through and resolved. The contractor, showedContinue reading “Brave New Home Part 1”