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Hidden house – Greece

NCaved is a house located on a small secluded rocky cove on Serifos Island, Greece seemingly hovering just above sea level and appears to disappear into the rugged cliff-side. The need to create a protected shelter, at a location of disarming view, but openly exposed to strong north winds, led Mold Architects to the decision to drill the slope, instead...

Vacation house – Israel

This two-level vacation house located in Israel, is situated at the center of the plot so that each level enjoys a spacious yard. A decorative pool reveals a waterfall towards the entrance of the lot and is surrounded by an access ramp leading to the upper level of the house. The house entrance experience is accompanied by the sounds of water and the shadows of...

Carefully crafted in stone – Coogee

Madeleine Blanchfield Architects love design and are especially passionate about houses. Their work is bespoke and carefully crafted. The goal is always to deliver beautiful, elegant and timeless spaces with integrity and depth. Located in the dense beach-side suburb of Coogee, NSW, this residence required smart management of privacy while keeping the sweeping ocean views intact. Built for a...

Inspired by the Australian bush – Canberra

This new house is located within one of Canberra’s most strongly landscape suburbs – Aranda. The suburb is characterised by mature native Eucalypts and Acacias which are prevalent as street trees, parkland plantings and adjacent public reserve. The house comprises 3 bedrooms, kitchen/dining/living space, wet areas, and garage. The primary parti of the project is to establish an internal living environment that embraces the views...

South Coast House – NSW

The South Coast House grew out of its formidable site, inspired by the Illawarra Escarpment, NSW. To the far west and north, and to its east the tidal ocean rock shelf and ocean beyond. Indyk Architects aim was to create a ‘safe harbour’ for living; to borrow and imbed the ocean-scape within the house views and to make a home...

Victorian bush getaway

The Buxton house is a bush retreat getaway set on a 20 hectare property overlooking the Black Range State Forest 100km north east of Melbourne. Designed by Format Architects, the house is defined by its large and deep overhanging roof designed to offer shade and protection from the elements. The plan is arranged around a glass walled open plan living...

Vancouver farmhouse

Saanich Farmhouse is located on acreage within the rural community of North Saanich, near Victoria, on Vancouver Island’s southern peninsula. The southwestern coastal climate of warm summers and mild winters is ideal for agriculture and the property is surrounded by large and small-scale farms. Positioned on the footprint of an old deteriorated barn/house which was determined to be beyond repair, the house is situated within...

Typical Brisbane things

Cox Architecture believe that this project, Lansdowne Residence, deals with typical Brisbane things. A growing family, an existing Queenslander, a very steep slope and a modest budget. The family had lived on site for ten years and started a family that now included four children. The house was an assemblage of the highset Queenslander on the low side of the site,...

Canopy House – Melbourne

Set in residential Melbourne, the jaw dropping curvaceous Canopy House embraces organic and architectural form in equal measure. Canopy House, designed by Leeton Pointon Architects + Interiors embraces both organic fluidity and architectural symmetry. Set amongst large elm trees in inner Melbourne, the contemporary home adds a dynamic layer to the existing residential neighbourhood. Leeton Pointon has embraced a delicate balance...

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