A small residence in Hawthorn

Hawthorn VIC, Australia – Alexandra Buchanan Architecture Project Year :     2015 Photographs :     Itsuka Studio Living close to a city centre inevitably leads to compromise. Hawthorn is an inner city suburb of Melbourne that was developed in the late 19th century. Blocks are small and the houses compact. The owners wanted the […]

The Big Little House

Fitzroy North VIC, Australia – Nic Owen Architects  Project Year :     2013 Developed Area :     155.0 sqm ( 1674 Sq ft2 ) Photographs :     Christine Francis A traditional Victorian residence renovated to accommodate the needs of a growing family, the Big Little House pays respect to tradition while keeping functionality in mind. […]

Roof on the Hill

Takarazuka, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan – Alphaville Architects Project Year :     2010 Developed Area :     100.0 sqm ( 1076.39 Sq ft ) Photographs :     Kai Nakamura In true Japanese tradition, the Roof on the Hill is a minimalist structure composed mainly of interconnected rooms. The absence of doors allows for seamless connection, making […]