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Playtime front and centre

When it came to extending their house to fit their family, creating kid-friendly spaces with playful details was just as important to this Melbourne couple as achieving an energy efficient, light-filled home.

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Small footprint, smart ideas

A renovated worker’s cottage in Melbourne’s inner west marries age-old passive solar principles with bleeding-edge technology.

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Take two

The second renovation of this South Fremantle house has strengthened the owners’ connection to their home of over 40 years.

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Pigeon pair

Two similar yet different Melbourne extensions demonstrate how clever design thinking can make the most of any orientation.

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Seismic shift

Under New Zealand’s seismic codes renovation can be tricky and expensive, but the rewards can be remarkable.

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Tasmanian twist

A freezing, interwar-era bungalow is reconfigured to improve liveability and take advantage of dress circle views across Hobart.

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