Coastal

The New Undercroft

Issue 33

A classic beach house style of the 1950s was the inspiration behind this Neeson Murcutt weekender on Sydney’s north coast.

Perched

Issue 42

With an idyllic view but a fiendishly difficult site on NZ’s Waiheke Island, architects Atelier Workshop pushed the envelope on sustainability whilst delivering a high level of beauty.

Bare Necessities

Issue 29

With a brief that asked for “the opposite of a beach mansion”, the owners of this 40-square-metre hut got exactly that. And couldn’t have been more pleased.

Modern Shack

Issue 31

With three architects involved this holiday house could have pulled out all the design stops, instead it became an exercise in restraint.

Pretty Fab

Compact, stylish and sustainable, this beach home by ArchiBlox is another reason why prefabs are gaining in popularity across the country.

Pure Maths

Issue 35

The owners of a windswept site in Inverloch, two hours south- east of Melbourne, turned to a Sydney-based architect for an unconventional home that offered both exposure to and protection from their stunning coastal environment.

No Frills

Issue 23

Designed with a certain nostalgia, this new weekender takes the best of the fibro shack ideal – simple amenity in a beautiful location – and interprets it with contemporary materials and the essentials of sustainable design.

Into the Woods

Issue 42

A simple cabin nestled on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula has been dramatically transformed by a compact, angular addition shaped, quite literally, by the architect’s expertise in landscape design and sculpture.

The Long View

Issue 33

A harsh landscape, albeit with a glorious view, on Tasmania’s east coast set the challenge for a beach house that could last the distance.

Everyday Camping

Issue 48

After purchasing a eucalypt-covered block in a Tasmanian beachside suburb, a couple decided their new home would embrace the trees, rather than see them as an obstacle.