Bach to Basics

Issue 83

A tiny St Andrews beach house creates a ‘deluxe yurt’ for a young family keen to be thrown together and experience the elements.

In the Trees

Issue 82

A Jan Juc home for a retired builder and avid gardener designed by their son and daughter-in-law takes inspiration from the beach house vernacular and rejoices in the landscape.

Common Good

Issue 72

Sitting in a prominent coastal location, this house is not only comfortable and sustainable for the family but has been welcomed by neighbours and residents.


Issue 70

A family home in northern NSW is deliberately stripped back to engender connection with people and place.

Sun, Sand and Shelter

Issue 69

That most ingrained fixture of patrolled Australian beaches – the stalwart lifesaver’s tower – has been elevated into an architectural feature in its own right by MRTN Architects.

Heaven Sent

Issue 68

Designed by Casey Brown Architecture, Hart House is a simple and beautiful one-bedroom home in an enviable location.

Ebb and Flow

Issue 67

Edition Office’s Point Lonsdale beach house marries formal volumes with informal patterns of use.

Odd One Out

Issue 66

A New Zealand architect and his clients were content to play by their own rules when it came to creating a coastal family retreat.

Coastal Communion

Issue 62

For his own weekend retreat in Wye River, architect Ben Edwards used shipping containers to create a modest building with minimal impact on the land.