Basking in Melbourne’s famed Port Phillip Bay’s vicinity, the Bay Pearl project by Kirsten Johnstone Architecture introduces a radiant touch to Brighton’s residential scene.
This modern two-story house exudes elegance with its light-filled interiors, robust materials, and a distinct design that harmoniously bridges indoor tranquility with nature. From its private north-facing garden to the biophilically-integrated courtyard, every facet reflects contemporary suburban luxury, tailored for a sun-drenched Australian lifestyle.
Discover the architectural gem nestled in the heart of Kew, Melbourne – Fenwick St. Crafted by the artistic hands of Edition Office, this 2019 marvel redefines the essence of urban concrete design. Set against the tranquil backdrop of the Birrarung/Yarra River, this property isn’t merely a house, but a harmonious blend of three independent pavilions. Each pavilion resonates with the post-war 50’s and 60’s houses that are scattered around Kew, a renowned Melbourne suburb known for its verdant landscapes and riveting river views.
Come with us as we embark on a journey through this masterpiece, exploring its striking designs, elegant finishes, and the ways it blurs the line between modern architecture and the breathtaking Australian landscape.
Embark on a tour of Tiara House, a stellar contemporary extension in Melbourne, Australia, brought to life by FMD Architects. This design marvel ingeniously blends the charm of a late 1800s Victorian terrace with modern touches.
Residing in Melbourne’s historic north, Tiara House overlooks the scenic parklands of Edinburgh Gardens, offering an enticing blend of cultural heritage and contemporary comfort.
Dive into the exquisite design of the Trentham House, a remarkable contemporary creation nestled in Melbourne, Australia’s cultural hub. Conceived by SOS Architects, this house boasts an exquisite balance of traditional and unique elements, mirroring the individualistic spirit of its owners.
It excels not only in aesthetic appeal, but also in thermal performance, leveraging solar gain, double-layered insulation, and a concrete slab’s thermal mass. Embrace the charisma of this eco-conscious home that challenges the status quo, while respecting its scenic neighbourhood.
Nestled in Dinner Plain, Australia’s most distinctive alpine village, lies the rejuvenated Blairs of Dinner Plain chalet, masterfully reimagined by Britt White Studio in 2023.
Paying homage to its original architect, Peter McIntyre, the iconic chalet now thrives with a revitalized spirit and vibrant color palette, inspired by the surrounding snow gum landscape. Respecting the original “emotional functionalism” aesthetic, Britt White Studio modernizes this family skiing haven while retaining its traditional stone, timber, and corrugated iron features. An intriguing blend of history and contemporary design, Blairs encapsulates the enduring charm of Australian alpine architecture.
In the heart of Melbourne, Australia, the Silvertop House stands as a testament to the seamless blend of old and new. Designed by Tom Robertson Architects, this contemporary extension of an Edwardian cottage offers a unique living experience for a modern family.
The original façade is preserved, meeting heritage overlay regulations, while a minimalistic addition introduces a fresh perspective. The pitched roof, adorned with silvertop cladding, invites an abundance of natural light, creating a warm and inviting environment. Timber-framed sliding doors extend this natural aesthetic to a lush garden terrace, blurring the boundaries between indoor and outdoor spaces. This intelligently crafted home maximizes its compact site, balancing practical and joyful family spaces.
Slate House is an eco-luxurious apartment building nestled in the heart of Brighton, Melbourne, Australia. Designed by the renowned Austin Maynard Architects, this stunning, fossil-fuel-free multi-residential complex offers 14 spacious, high-end apartments that harmoniously blend with the area’s rich architectural heritage.
Discover how Slate House redefines sustainable living in one of Melbourne’s most iconic and affluent suburbs, famed for its vibrant bathing boxes.