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Luxury Pre-Fabricated Concept House Rising in Australia

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Designed by Australian design and build studio Canny for their Lubelso pre-designed homes brand, the Robinson Concept Home rises proud in Melbourne, Australia. ” The post Luxury Pre-Fabricated Concept House Rising in Australia appeared first on Freshome.com. Living in a modern dream home might seem like something reserved for a handful of lucky people. There’s always somewhere else you’d like added to you home, maybe it will look like something out of a magazine.

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Perforated Brick Entrance Screen Defining Fairbairn Road House in Australia

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Taking on the challenges of a narrow site, Inglis Architects designed and developed Fairbairn Road House in a suburb of Melbourne, Australia. The post Perforated Brick Entrance Screen Defining Fairbairn Road House in Australia appeared first on Freshome.com. The project showcases a simple architectural language of masonry, timber and stone, with emphasis on the front facade: “ The house presents itself to the public and does not seek refuge behind a fence.

Wood and Glass Home in Australia Displays ‘Coastal Modernity’

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This modern wood and glass home, designed by InForm , is located on the Mornington Peninsula near Melbourne, Australia. ” [Information provided by InForm Design; photography by Hilary Bradford ] The post Wood and Glass Home in Australia Displays ‘Coastal Modernity’ appeared first on Freshome.com. Dubbed Blairgowrie 2 , the house has four bedrooms, an open-plan kitchen, a lounge, dining space and a two-car garage.

Flair and Functionality Exhibited by Luxurious Family Retreat in Australia

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This custom designed family retreat envisioned by Residential Attitudes and located in Bicton, Australia, makes the most of its setting, capitalizing on views while accomplishing that vital merge of flair and functionality. The post Flair and Functionality Exhibited by Luxurious Family Retreat in Australia appeared first on Freshome.com.

Australia’s Top Engineering Award Winners Announced

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The year’s top engineering people and projects have been named at the Engineers Australia National Pinnacles Awards virtual ceremony. Awards presented included the National Engineer of the

Creative Extension to Classic Edwardian Villa: Malvern East Residence in Australia

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Designed by Pleysier Perkins , Malvern East Residence is a two story extension to a classic Edwardian villa in Victoria, Australia. ” [Photos by Hilary Bradford & courtesy of Pleysier Perkins] The post Creative Extension to Classic Edwardian Villa: Malvern East Residence in Australia appeared first on Freshome.com. The new house accommodates a double garage, open plan living area and master bedroom on the ground level and a study and guest retreat on the first floor.

Narrow House Design Cleverly Adapted to Its Site in Melbourne, Australia

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Challenged by the intricacies and opportunities of a small site in Melbourne, Australia, Inglis Architects came up with a clever narrow house design for project Fairbairn Road Residence. The post Narrow House Design Cleverly Adapted to Its Site in Melbourne, Australia appeared first on Freshome.com.

Luxurious Modern Interior Scheme Uncovered by The Appealathon House in Australia

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Appealathon House in Perth, Western Australia is a compact modern residence developed by Australian home builder Grandwood by Zorzi. The post Luxurious Modern Interior Scheme Uncovered by The Appealathon House in Australia appeared first on Freshome.com. The architectural language of the project is defined by simple lines, order and proportion.

Exotic Loft in Australia Mixes Styles to Perfection

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The Rural Building Company took this and that and everything else and put it into their project in Perth, Australia to create the most exotic loft. Its very facade will convince you that it’s a no ordinary home or another clever conversion. Slanted roof and angular shapes characterize the facade that moves in a dynamic dance of contrasting materials and textures.

GET THE LOOK: Rabbit Hole Tea House In Australia

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The Rabbit Hole – Organic Tea Bar , a teahouse in Australia, takes the teahouse concept and brings it into the 21st century. When we saw this teahouse on Design Milk , our attention was immediately drawn to the black and white cement floor tile. Designed by Matt Woods , the design retains the framework of the former industrial space — polished concrete floors, herringbone strutted wooden ceilings and brick walls — and softens it. .

Open Plan Leads to Large Veranda in Bright House in Australia

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Located in Victoria, Australia, the Somers House One by Adrian Bonomi Architect is described by the architect as a “compact, living and breathing house.” Photography by Benjamin Hosking] The post Open Plan Leads to Large Veranda in Bright House in Australia appeared first on Freshome.com. ” Its exterior blends natural materials such as timber cladding, plywood and cedar doors.

Family Friendly Holiday Home In Australia: Lorne Hill House

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Simplicity reigns supreme here, in and around this contemporary holiday home in Australia. Located in Lorne, a quiet seaside town, this holiday home in Australia spreads over 184 square meters and was named after its location: the Lorne Hill House. Overlooking treetops and roof lines all the way to the coast below, the holiday home in Australia was imagined for a recently retired couple and their family.

‘Two Halves’ Residence in Australia Ensures Both Privacy and Connection

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Moloney Architects completed the design of a contemporary residence in Australia. The post ‘Two Halves’ Residence in Australia Ensures Both Privacy and Connection appeared first on Freshome.com. Architecture contemporary residence Australia family home AustraliaNamed for its split monolithic architectural form, Two Halves House is distinguished by two pavilions that appear to stand alone, but in fact live hand-in-hand.

Luxury Beach House in Australia Promising Unforgettable Vacations

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Waking up every morning to a gently caressing breeze and thanking for the amazing panoramas is not only for the owners of this amazingly modern beach house overlooking the sparkling Coral Sea in Castaways Beach, Noosa, Australia. The post Luxury Beach House in Australia Promising Unforgettable Vacations appeared first on Freshome.com. Architecture Australia beach house beach house Blue Dog Beach House infinity edge pool luxury beach house pet friendly

Contemporary Addition to Heritage Cottage in Australia

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Tziallas Omeara Architecture Studio recently added a contemporary extension to heritage-listed Bowral cottage in Bundaroo, Australia. Enjoy the photo gallery below and let us know your thoughts on this home extension in Australia! Information provided by Tziallas Omeara Architecture Studio; Photography by Tom Ferguson] The post Contemporary Addition to Heritage Cottage in Australia appeared first on Freshome.com.

Warehouse in Australia Transformed into Minimalist Design Studio

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The building, located in Abbotsford, Australia, also contains a colorful history. The post Warehouse in Australia Transformed into Minimalist Design Studio appeared first on Freshome.com. Studio 103 completed the transformation of this old warehouse into a collaborative design studio. It served as a manufacturing venue beginning in the 1940s.

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Family Home in Australia “Unfurls” Into Welcoming Living Spaces

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Christopher Polly Practice completed the design and development of Unfurled House , a modern family home located in Petersham, Australia. Curving lines, an abundance of wood and unexpected windows at every turn make this family home in Australia particularly appealing. Photos and information provided by Christopher Polly Practice] The post Family Home in Australia “Unfurls” Into Welcoming Living Spaces appeared first on Freshome.com.

Semi-Detached House in Australia Is Business in Front, Party in Back

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This semi-detached house just outside Melbourne, Australia, recently received a contemporary extension to meet the needs of the owners. Photography courtesy of Patrick Jost] The post Semi-Detached House in Australia Is Business in Front, Party in Back appeared first on Freshome.com. Architecture contemporary Family Residence in Australia Home Extension Modern Addition

Waterside Residence in Australia Unveils an Exciting Layout

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Architecture and design studio Justin Humphrey completed Cove House , a modern waterside residence located in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The post Waterside Residence in Australia Unveils an Exciting Layout appeared first on Freshome.com. The home displays a robust structure as well as an organic indoor-outdoor connection.

Colorful Home in Australia is Part Modern, Part Rustic

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Part modern, part rustic, this colorful home in Melbourne, Australia is our dose of inspiration for the day. Sustainable features of the project include white roofs that drastically reduce urban heat sink, high performance insulation, passive ventilation and a large water tank that captures and reuses roof water. [Photos by Tess Kelly ] The post Colorful Home in Australia is Part Modern, Part Rustic appeared first on Freshome.com.

Eco-Friendly Home in Australia Designed for Socializing

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Eric Street House was developed in what had been the garden of a suburban property near Cottesloe Beach in Perth, Western Australia. Information provided by Paul Burnham Architect; photography by Jody D’Arcy ] The post Eco-Friendly Home in Australia Designed for Socializing appeared first on Freshome.com. Completed by Paul Burnham Architect , the eco-friendly home fills the modestly sized lot and is organized to allow all living spaces full northern exposure.

Carboncor's Cold Asphalt Endorsed for Use on South Australia's Roads

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South Australia's Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) has approved Carboncor, an environmentally friendly cold asphalt premix, for use on roads in the State. The DPTI

Contemporary Terrace Extension to Victorian-Style Bridport Residence in Australia

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Matt Gibson Architecture + Design added a contemporary extension to Bridport Residence , a Victorian-style home located on Bridport Street, in Melbourne, Australia. How would you personally comment on the design of this terrace extension in Australia? Photography by Shannon McGrath ] The post Contemporary Terrace Extension to Victorian-Style Bridport Residence in Australia appeared first on Freshome.com.

Sawmill House in Australia Incorporates 270 Reclaimed Concrete Blocks

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” A contemporary upgrade from a modest rustic home, the Sawmill House in Yackandandah, Australia, takes in the surrounding views thanks to an overall design balancing open and enclosed spaces. Photos by Ben Hosking ] The post Sawmill House in Australia Incorporates 270 Reclaimed Concrete Blocks appeared first on Freshome.com.

Playful Concrete Lines Define Tropical Planchonella House in Australia

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The residence in Queensland, Australia is defined by playful concrete lines, inspired by the contours of the landscape: “As not to protrude out with the ridge, the profile is mirrored and cuts back. Photography by Sean Fennessy ] The post Playful Concrete Lines Define Tropical Planchonella House in Australia appeared first on Freshome.com.

Empty Warehouse Converted Into Striking Modern Family House in Australia

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A massive empty warehouse has been recently converted into a modern family home to accommodate a couple and their three teenage children in Australia. Photography by Steve Back ] The post Empty Warehouse Converted Into Striking Modern Family House in Australia appeared first on Freshome.com.

Modern Home in Australia Encouraging Family Interaction: Miami Hill Residence

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Miami Hill Residence is a modern family home envisioned and implemented by BDA Architecture on a sloping site at Brakes Crescent, on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. Photography by Scott Burrows ] The post Modern Home in Australia Encouraging Family Interaction: Miami Hill Residence appeared first on Freshome.com.

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Practical and Inspiring Tree-House Granny Flat in Queensland, Australia

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This particular project is located in The Gap, a leafy and hilly suburb of Brisbane in Queensland, Australia. The post Practical and Inspiring Tree-House Granny Flat in Queensland, Australia appeared first on Freshome.com. With the cost of construction and renovation processes skyrocketing, investing in an affordable low cost second dwelling on your existing house lot is often a clever idea.

Elegance and Transparency Defining Mackay Terrace Residence in Brisbane, Australia

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Despite its contemporary look and feel, Mackay Terrace Residence in Brisbane, Australia is a response to the architectural character of its neighborhood. The post Elegance and Transparency Defining Mackay Terrace Residence in Brisbane, Australia appeared first on Freshome.com.

Small Bungalow Converted Into Contemporary Family Home in Perth, Australia

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Waverley Street House by Klopper & Davis Architects is a striking architecture conversion from a small bungalow into a contemporary family home in Perth, Australia. The post Small Bungalow Converted Into Contemporary Family Home in Perth, Australia appeared first on Freshome.com. According to the developers, the overall design takes advantage of the project’s location “on a laneway to re-orient access and casual urban interaction towards this lane.

Surprising Edwardian Building Renovation in Australia: The Brick House

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In search of a new architectural language, Clare Cousins Architects envisioned an original looking residence entitled Brick House and located in Prahran, Victoria, Australia. The post Surprising Edwardian Building Renovation in Australia: The Brick House appeared first on Freshome.com. The project is an addition and renovation to a single fronted Edwardian-style dwelling.

Heritage Cottage in Australia Transformed into Versatile Family Home

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The four-bedroom residence located in Armidale, Australia, added a generously-sized social zone and a secondary living room. Information provided by Those Architects; Photos by Brett Boardman ] The post Heritage Cottage in Australia Transformed into Versatile Family Home appeared first on Freshome.com. Those Architects converted a late 19th century heritage cottage into a flexible, contemporary home.

Townhouse in Australia Hides Minimalist Yoga Studio

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The creative team at InForm designed the Elwood Townhouse , a private residence located in Elwood, Australia. Photos by Derek Swalwell ] The post Townhouse in Australia Hides Minimalist Yoga Studio appeared first on Freshome.com. A steel, glass, wood, and concrete exterior creates a straightforward and highly modern look. Inside, it’s white walls and lots of light wood — just right for a home that includes a full-blown yoga studio.

New Home Design in Australia Mirrors Neighboring Architecture

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Their client wanted a spacious home in Melbourne, Australia, one that would incorporate 5 bedrooms, large open spaces both inside and outdoors and northern sunlight to his discretion. The post New Home Design in Australia Mirrors Neighboring Architecture appeared first on Freshome.com. When you plan on enjoying a comforting lifestyle alongside your wife, parents and newborns, you want to make the best of your new home design. Alta Architecture and R.Z.

White Box Home Contains a Tropical Enclave in Sunny Australia

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Tim Ditchfield Architects ’ White Box project houses a small piece of paradise in Noosaville, Australia. The post White Box Home Contains a Tropical Enclave in Sunny Australia appeared first on Freshome.com. The street-facing front of the home includes a walled courtyard that gives the space privacy from coming and going traffic. The back wall, however, is entirely open to picturesque water views.

Weekend Retreat in Australia Welcomes Climbers and Artists

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Imagined as a weekend retreat in the Sydney Blue Mountains, Australia, Little Hartley House by Urban Possible addresses the living needs of two avid climbers — a professor and an art gallery owner. The post Weekend Retreat in Australia Welcomes Climbers and Artists appeared first on Freshome.com.

1970s Residence in Australia Gets Contemporary Update with a Twist

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The custom home builders at Finney Construction completed the redesign of this 1970s residence located in Caulfield, Australia. The post 1970s Residence in Australia Gets Contemporary Update with a Twist appeared first on Freshome.com. The contemporary update isn’t shy about it’s newness. The complex street facade stands out in the more conservative Caulfield area.

Modern Addition Breathes New Life Into Terrace House in Australia

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The creative team at Carr Design Group gave this Edwardian terrace house in Melbourne, Australia, a modern two-story extension. Photos and information provided by Carr Design Group] The post Modern Addition Breathes New Life Into Terrace House in Australia appeared first on Freshome.com. The Cube House project was designed for a young couple and their two children.

Victorian in Australia Seamlessly Transitions to Modern Extension

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From the back of this house in suburban Melbourne, Australia, you’d never guess it was a Victorian. ” [Information provided by Robson Rak; photography by Lisa Cohen and Mark Roper] The post Victorian in Australia Seamlessly Transitions to Modern Extension appeared first on Freshome.com. Robson Rak Architects upgraded the Malvern home and added a new living space off the courtyard.

Homeownership: Building the Dream in Australia

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Homeownership: Building the Dream in Australia. Can you make the home ownership a dream come true in Australia. Owning in Australia. Those who are not natives of Australia must attain permission through the proper authorities; theForeign Investment Review Bureau (FIRB) is the place to start. As in the UK, those who are buying land and/or property in Australia are subject to stamp duty. The post Homeownership: Building the Dream in Australia appeared first on.

‘Tunnel’ Links Cottage in Australia to Modern Addition

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MODO (Michael Ong Design Office) completed the renovation of Tunnel House , a double-fronted cottage in Hawthorn, Australia, just outside Melbourne. Photography by Peter Bennetts] The post ‘Tunnel’ Links Cottage in Australia to Modern Addition appeared first on Freshome.com. The clients, who are avid gardeners, wanted the home to offer a variety of outdoor opportunities. “Our first approach was to remove the awkward rear lean-to,” the architects said.