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Water’s Edge: Captivating Coastal Residence by SAOTA

FeaturedModern, multi-level beachside residence with lush tropical landscaping and glass facade.

Designed by renowned architecture firm SAOTA, the Water’s Edge house in Sydney, Australia, is a stunning example of modern design that seamlessly integrates with its picturesque harbour setting.

This multilevel family home, completed in 2023, showcases a sensitive approach that minimizes its profile to preserve the neighborhood’s character while offering unparalleled views and a continuous connection to the water. The use of natural materials, including Lava stone and honed Mount White Sandstone, allows the residence to blend effortlessly with the surrounding landscape, while the carefully curated landscaping echoes the boldness of the architecture.

Californian Classic Reimagined: Sun-Drenched Sanctuary in Rosebery

Modern home with sleek architectural design, open glass walls, and an inviting pool.

Sydney architect David Parsons has breathed new life into a Californian Classic bungalow in the leafy suburb of Rosebery, transforming it into a sun-drenched sanctuary that celebrates seamless indoor-outdoor living. Designed in 2022, this comprehensive renovation fulfilled the clients’ vision for an additional level with two bedrooms and an ensuite, a redesigned open-plan living area, and a new double garage.

Balancing heritage and height restrictions with the need for ample sunlight was a key challenge, but the meticulous design process, aided by 3D modelling, resulted in a solution that met all requirements.

Maranatha House: A Layered Approach to Sustainable Design

A striking modern pavilion with expansive glass walls, wood decking, and lush greenery.

Maranatha House, a captivating residence designed by the acclaimed Bijl Architecture, stands tall in the vibrant Neutral Bay neighborhood of Sydney, Australia. This 2023 project showcases a harmonious fusion of old and new, where layers of history and materiality converge to create a truly unique living experience. Boasting a careful balance of functional flexibility, aesthetic delight, and environmental performance, this house embodies the essence of modern architecture, seamlessly integrating with its surrounding landscape and park.

Sydney Harbour Apartment: Luxurious Renovation with Iconic Views

Sleek, modern living space with stunning city skyline view through large windows.

Brooke Aitken Design‘s captivating renovation of a 2-level Sydney Harbour Apartment, has transformed a once-dark space into a vibrant, art-filled oasis. This exquisitely re-imagined residence boasts incredible views of the iconic Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge, catering to an art collector with a passion for fashion and color. The interiors seamlessly blend the sincere and the playful, creating a personal journey that draws inspiration from the client’s love of Paris and Hotel Costes.

Kirribilli Downsize Apartment: Where Sunlight Meets Sophisticated Design

Spacious room with built-in wooden shelves, white sofa, and dining area with chairs.

Discover the Kirribilli Downsize Apartment in Sydney, Australia, a masterpiece of interior design by Tsai Design. Crafted in 2023, this apartment exemplifies how to maximize a challenging layout, turning it into a stylish, open-plan space filled with natural light. From the striking triangular kitchen island to the serene private quarters, every detail reflects the blend of functionality and elegance. Perfect for those valuing proximity to the city and the simplicity of apartment living.

The Church: Revolutionizing Heritage Real Estate in Sydney

Stunning brick interior with arched windows, modern black kitchen island, and a small dog.

The Church in Sydney, Australia, showcases a stunning transformation from a historic community church to a contemporary house. Designed by Michiru Higginbotham in 2022, this three-level dwelling expertly marries the original heritage-listed architecture with modern elements, creating a breathtaking living space. The design retains the integrity of the church’s exterior while introducing a modern interior highlighted by unique geometries, material selection, and innovative lighting solutions.

Capella Sydney Hotel: Blending Heritage with High-End Hospitality

Elegant indoor garden with pendant lights, lush greenery, and contemporary furnishings.

Discover the Capella Sydney Hotel, designed by Make Architects and located in Sydney, Australia. This 5-star hotel within the historic Sandstone Precinct combines Edwardian Baroque sophistication with modern luxury. With a heritage-listed facade and contemporary amenities across 192 guest rooms, it’s a testament to exquisite design harmonizing with Sydney’s vibrant city life.

Black Diamond: Sydney’s Boutique Hotel-Style Home

Modern living room with plush sofas, wooden floors, and a staircase.

Discover Black Diamond, a three-story house in Sydney, Australia, artfully reimagined by YSG Studio. This 2023 renovation transforms a once-oppressive space into a tranquil, tactile haven, blending boutique hotel luxury with intimate, gem-hued living spaces. Experience the seamless flow from indoor to outdoor areas, now showcasing stunning Sydney Harbour views. Delight in the home’s unique design elements: from a kitchen island glittering like its namesake to cleverly placed lighting and materials that enhance the sensory experience.

Step inside this architectural masterpiece, where every detail echoes the tranquility and vibrancy of its coastal setting.