Coastal

Shacking Up

Issue 43

Spared the wrecking ball, a quintessential fibro cottage on Sydney’s southern beaches is preserved and extended for the next generation.

Pretty Fab

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Surf & Turf

Issue 45

The humblest forms of shelter and storage – a tent and an implement shed – are the references that sparked the design of this home on the outskirts of Titirangi in West Auckland.

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.

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.

Site Specific

Issue 35

With a superb site on the Tasman Peninsula, the owners put their trust in a firm of young architects. It was a leap of faith that led them in a direction they would never have thought of.