Modernist Australia

Mid-Century Australian Architecture

16 Glenfine Ave, Hamlyn Heights VIC

The Geelong Relocation Starter Pack 1) New job at TAC, Worksafe, LiveTiles or Deakin Uni. 2) Enrollment forms for St Joeys, Kardinia or any educational institution with a preference for blazers. 3) Gift basket of Le Fournil Crossants, Siketa sausages, Baie...

12 Warili Rd, Frenchs Forest NSW

To know MCM homes, is to know street frontage is generally not the indicator of a residence as a whole, that said it's interesting how a tiny bit of 'updating' can change the face of a home and not for the better. That pink (or is it faded red?) vertical...

96 Speight St, Thornbury VIC

The promise of yesterday's rundown Sydney listing reveals itself in full bloom today in Melbourne. A home which has received the full MCM make-over from owners with a deft hand and clear vision who have now sent it marching, chest out, onto the market....

17 Wolfe Rd, East Ryde NSW

A brief chat today about real estate photography. We have any number of listings lined up for you, but darn it if we didn't override them all for this property for only one reason - the images. This home is certainly a darling and unmistakably mid-century...

‘Martha’s Garden’ 107 Aldgate Valley Rd, Aldgate SA

Singular. The word gets bandied, not least by us, but when a home was designed, built, lived and worked in for the last 60 years by one person - then that is the correct term. Thelma Fisher a noted artist whose work pops up on any number of collector and...

1 Windouran Dve, Mitcham VIC

What we have today is a textbook example of the avaricious wastefulness that taints our real estate and housing market. We absolutely plead the case for medium density housing, intricately planned for and architecturally designed, in all middle ring...

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Iwanoff destroyed

We cast a wide net on MA with some listings clearly on a higher plain of architectural merit and build quality than others. One such home which we prized as being on this higher side and indeed on par, we think, with the early forays of Boyd and Seidler...

Big Night Out – Let’s Talk MCM Heritage Panel with MA!

Image: Buchanan House, by Wolfgang Sievers, Pictures Collection State Library of Victoria.   The Australian Heritage Festival, brought about by the National Trust in conjunction with interested organisations from across the entire continent is on the...

Design week @ The ICI Building

Weee! Melbourne Design Week is almost here and with it comes a brain singeing list of events, tours and talks - all ready to provoke and please the soul. We could spend hours combing over the joy catalogued in the daily calendar, from chats about...