Modernist Australia

Mid-Century Australian Architecture

14 Norton St, Pascoe Vale VIC

If you loved yesterday's architect designed Essendon beauty but it wasn't quite in your range then perhaps you could beg borrow and steal for this cutie-pie instead. This duel level home is of a similar vintage and line: full north facing backyard and...

13 Alfred Rd, Essendon VIC

This wonderful residence by architect Ivan Anderson (yes, that is the scale the model he built at the time)) has been sitting within the same family since they moved in in 1966. Though careworn it remains in wonderfully original condition and with perfect...

38 Allambi Ave, Broadbeach Waters QLD

Though the use of all pervading white in architecture has validity in a cultural, historical and climate context (think the Greek Isles, early Bauhaus or perhaps the Middle East) and while this renovation certainly has many redeeming points (see the...

103 Branksome Gardens, City Beach WA

For this, we're down on our knees, begging baby please - don't knock it down. Situated in our favourite Perth 'burb is this completely intact, never before sold beauty of such superb Modernist lines and features as to not be out of place in The Incredibles...

28 Gilruth Rd, Kenmore QLD

What developer's threaten, the termites have probably assured. This one is a posterity post, enjoy in your own bittersweet fashion. Oh and Vern, you're a wanker.* *Check the video evidence.    

21 Sunhill Rd, Mount Waverley VIC

A touch of bounce and brightness on this wintery eve. A beautifully realised and presented Age Small Homes Service plan no. T357 by the firm of Montgomery, King & Trengove (c.1955) according to project home trainspotter Steven Coverdale. Surely just too...

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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...