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Mid-Century Australian Architecture

‘Lara’ 365 McBurnie and Boags Rd, Walkerville VIC

Dec 9, 2018 | For Sale

For Sale

7 Macnamara St, Ferny Creek VIC

For those whose yuletide (and general lifetide) yearns for the trappings of a higher altitude then feast your eyes here. Indeed this realised project home was especially designed, by architects Alex Kostromin and Geoffrey A. Dobbin (under firm Lucas &...

33 Depper St, St Lucia QLD

Hailing from Brissy's major MCM catchment zone is this super dooper cutie-pie with elevated frontage, humble dimensions, awesome retro lines, neat-o condish and unbeatable charm. And don't forget some very motivated sellers. Get in...

‘Lara’ 365 McBurnie and Boags Rd, Walkerville VIC

As 2018 draws to a close, labouring minds and bodies begin to feel the shackles of routine slip towards more mild, unstructured days (perhaps with the bonus of dedicated digital deferral) and eyes start to wander locales in which to fully enjoy the breeze...

34 Stroud St, Bulahdelah NSW

Hello! And what a glorious potential arises before our very eyes this evening with a decommissioned house of worship. That said, the worship ain't stopping anytime soon as the awesome, unmistakable lines of 1964 architect MCM design has us alternatively...

9 Sydney Rd, Warriewood NSW

Like a subject of Reg Mombassa's Australian dreaming made manifest, this remarkable building awaits its fate to be handed down this Saturday. The sheer purity of clean squared forms - foundations, windows, steps, roof set on a verdant, flattened slope with...

3 Perry Crt, Kew VIC

Is this a fire sale? We've seen this one before (and frankly, though the house is unchanged, the old photos are way better). It sold less than two years ago for well above the current asking price. Hmmmmmmm. So, for those who missed it the first time cop a...

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Xmas Wishlist #1 : Beaumaris Modern book

The rise of Beaumaris Modern, the preservation/celebration community residing in primo bayside Melbourne, has been a heartening development in the recognition and fight to secure our Australian Mid-Century Modern legacy. In just a couple of years this...

Chancellor House II- under demolition.

We've just received the news from Keely (bittersweet thanks) that the magnificent Chancellor House II, yes David Chancellors own family home which he designed himself c.1957 and rebuilt again after a fire c.1970 (and which we listed last year) now has...

White Australia Policy

Australia, we have a white supremacy problem. We have witnessed with a keen eye the rise of home coveting (of which we can certainly take part blame) and 'improvement' to the point of fetishisation. We've seen the ascension of a privileged class of...