Tag Archives: Australian

Whale Beach Australia

A white-brick house by Chenchow Little Architects gives a solid nod American modernism at Whale Beach on Sydney’s northern beaches. The use of brick in the house was a response to a key requirement of the client’s brief. He wanted a white house and not just a white-painted house. Rather than the walls simply being laid in a traditional stretcher bond, they have been composed...

a country house NSW Australia

This project, on a property in NSW designed by Virginia Kerridge Architects, takes its inspiration from the spectacular ridge-lines running in parallel on either side of the site, with roof planes tilting up in homage to the mountains beyond. The main house was designed around an original stone cottage and two additional houses for either guests or workers have been created. The workers cottages are...

the cliff face house

The Cliff Face House designed by Fergus Scott Architects reminds me of a house that I once lived in Kirribilli, our house like the cliff house hugged the sandstone rock face and looked out over the Harbour. Sandstone and the Harbour represents quintessential NSW much like blue-stone and the Yarra river represent Melbourne . Located north of Sydney overlooking Pittwater Harbour &  Ku-ring-gai Chase National...