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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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Upcycled warehouse

After a long and industrious life, a Richmond warehouse is lovingly converted into a thermally comfortable home and extensive courtyard garden.

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Downsize by design

Downsizing can be an emotional as well as logistical challenge, but such a mega transition can be made easier when the new home is designed to last a lifetime.

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Bucking the trend

Undeterred by the obvious shortcomings of this small house on a tiny block, architect Kurt Crisp has created a light-filled, sustainable and much-loved home for his family.

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