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Mid-Century Australian Architecture

‘Porter House’ 30 Koornong Cres, North Warrandyte VIC

Feb 13, 2019 | For Sale

For Sale

546 Churchill Ave, Sandy Bay TAS

For all those left indignant by the previous Iwanoff, here's something a bit more original now (despite the recurring colonised kitchen). A mystery residence (c.1965) in fancy-lands Hobart town with more than a little beautiful timberwork and bulkhead...

‘Booth House’ 59 Oban Rd, City Beach WA

Though, to our minds, not exuding either the early, simple elegance of his 1960s projects, nor the wild, dynastic richness of some later landmarks this 1970's commission by Iwan Iwanoff (extended by the man again in 1973) is still acceptable with its...

23 Morland Ave, Stonyfell SA

A superfine & super refined residence in the Adelaide holding up a tradition of South Australian listings we have come to know and envy:- classic, higher-end MCM lines and design- incredible craftsmanship, with feature stonework deserving a special...

‘Porter House’ 30 Koornong Cres, North Warrandyte VIC

OMFG.A bold and early contender for MA house of the year (hell, maybe find the decade) is this unparalleled, mint original (check that stove FFS!), Yarra-side beauty, presenting as though you're handed the keys direct from the builder. The (obviously)...

3 Gidgee Ave, Templestowe Lower VIC

Just imagine taking a mellow Sunday arvo, carving through the barren streets of a new housing estate of the edge of any metro or regional place to view the house and land packages. See yourself walking through the display villages, the rows of insipid...

3 Fourth Ave, Lane Cove NSW

Hold onto your secateurs kids, for this residence may be simply splendid but that garden? Hoo boy! Held for 60 years and clearly beloved  - evident in the kitchen and bathroom still as sparkling as they day they were built (trust us, that's an incredible...

News

Another loss

Shattered we are this morning to see the report from Beaumaris, where one our absolute favourite, architect designed and immaculate houses we listed back in 2016 has been knocked over to make way for townhouses. See our original listing here.  To say...

Congrats to the lucky ones!

We always adore hearing the success stories, the validation of goals here at Modernist Australia and the relief of knowing a deserving listing has landed into loving hands. And often we are super jelly too, such in the case of the killer in Kanofski St, as...

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...