Renovation

Granny flat upcycle

Instead of pushing them over and starting again, this Melbourne couple opted to retain and extensively refurbish their solid brick house and granny flat, integrating them to form a functional, generous family home.

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Multi-layered living

With very little wasted through the build, this former worker’s cottage has been stylishly renovated to stay cool through the intense heat of a Brisbane summer.

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Sitting pretty

This sustainable addition to a period brick home in Melbourne’s inner north is carefully considered to be respectful of the original building, its immediate neighbours and its wider urban context.

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A better way up

This studio dwelling above a laneway garage in inner Sydney is both a comfortable, compact place to live and a benchmark for this type of development.

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Raising the barn

Retaining as much as possible of the existing mudbrick barn was key to this pet-friendly, low-maintenance budget build in central Victoria.

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A marriage of minds

This apartment in Sydney’s Potts Point demonstrates that the tiny house movement is not solely confined to houses.

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Photosynthesis house

A tiny beach cottage in Sydney’s Manly Vale is sensitively renovated to bring all-day sunlight and year-round comfort to a family of five.

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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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