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Meet the Team – Mary Thompson

2019-10-11T15:33:20+00:00 October 11th, 2019|All, Modscape|

From designing our modular buildings and documenting the designs for construction right through to coordinating the many trades in our factory and making sure the building materials arrive on time, it takes an amazing crew of people to run Modscape. Today we introduce Mary Thompson, one of Modscape’s Project Supervisors. […]

10 Modern Home Plans and Design Tips for Contemporary Living

2019-09-11T14:07:03+00:00 September 10th, 2019|All, Architecture, Design|

Neutral tones like grey are becoming more popular than ever because it makes the interior of the home appear bigger. In addition, instead of intricately carved antique-style cornices or pillars, modern homes are also using cleaner lines that make the home look neater and more composed. When it comes to space, big floor to ceiling windows or curtains can be enough to make a room look more spacious. High tray ceilings also make it seem roomier.

Meet the Team – Chris McRae

2019-07-24T13:52:58+00:00 July 24th, 2019|All, Modscape|

From designing our modular buildings to documenting the designs for construction and from coordinating the many trades in our factory to making sure the building materials arrive on time, it takes an amazing crew of people to run Modscape. Today we introduce Chris McRae, Modscape’s Sales & Design Consultant. […]

Things We Love: Modular Desktop Robot

2019-05-17T14:18:43+00:00 May 14th, 2019|All, Things We Love|

Decades of science fiction movies and TV-shows have promised us useful robotic buddies to help us with our daily tasks. While at present that reality is partially fulfilled with toys like Nintendo’s ROB, actual robotic arms have been typically confined to a manufacturing functionality on production lines or in other environments like the medical sector. Hexbot Robotics is looking to change that with the creation of Hexbot 1.0 – an affordable, desktop robotic arm that draws, writes, 3D prints and [...]

Our Top Instagram Posts from 2018

2018-12-21T10:09:19+00:00 December 31st, 2018|All|

It’s been a fabulous year, but we couldn’t have done it without the continual support and love from our fans. Reading about our work in magazines and on design websites has been wonderful and humbling. We’re looking forward to sharing with you more completed modular projects and more behind-the-scenes Modscape moments in 2019, but for now, we’ve found the perfect end-of-year distraction for you – we’ve gone through our Instagram posts from the past 12 months and found your favourite [...]

Luxury Home Builders Redefining Prestige in Melbourne

2019-10-09T16:24:34+00:00 December 20th, 2018|All|

When people think luxury homes, they usually think of ocean front homes in Sydney or elegant homes in tightly-held Melbourne suburbs. However, the prestige property market isn’t just confined to bayside ‘burbs. For our team, the secret to designing a luxury residence is all about detail and creating a sense of natural light filled space– regardless of the suburb. Each home we build is bespoke and a one-off, centred around a client’s site and individual requirements. We’re passionate about design [...]

Modular Beach House Designs

2019-03-07T08:45:05+00:00 November 14th, 2018|All, Architecture, Design, Modscape, Sustainability|

Modern Australian beach house designs to suit the environment There’s something quite Aussie about spending the weekend away at the beach. We’re blessed with some of world’s most amazing beaches and our relaxed coastal homes reflect this laid-back, outdoor living. While this turbulent weather might make a beachside stay unlikely right now, there’s never a bad time to ogle at stunning beach house designs to get you inspired and lusting for the holidays. These six modern beach homes are sure [...]

Choosing the Right Hot Water System

2018-08-30T09:05:56+00:00 August 30th, 2018|All, Architecture, Design, Sustainability|

Whether long, hot showers are a guilty pleasure or your family wouldn’t know how to survive without the dishwasher, hot water systems have enormous demands placed on them and account for nearly 20 percent of a home’s energy costs. Choosing the best hot water system for your home can therefore be a difficult task and needs to be carefully considered to ensure it matches your usage pattern, budget and long term priorities. […]

Keeping Modscape in the Family – Blueys Beach

2018-08-15T09:42:02+00:00 August 7th, 2018|All, Architecture, Design, Modscape, Projects, Things We Love|

From windy ocean roads to  sandy beaches,  picturesque mountains and plentiful agricultural plains, the benefits of modular – the control, predictability and accessibility – is ideally suited to remote, complex or regional sites. Take our Kimberley project in Western Australia for example. As one of our first projects, completed over 11 years ago for the managers of the Yougawalla Cattle Station, the modular home/school/workers accommodation sits amongst millions of acres in the heart of one of Australia’s harshest and remote [...]

10 Commonly Asked Questions About Modscape’s Modular Homes

2019-08-30T10:07:58+00:00 July 24th, 2018|All, Architecture, Design, Modscape, Sustainability|

Despite the growing popularity and greater appreciation of the prefabricated construction industry, there are still a lot of questions and misconceptions about modular homes. Here are 10 of the most commonly asked questions we get at Modscape.   1. What are modular homes? Clients who are new to the concept of modular construction often ask Modscape, “is a modular home the same as a prefabricated build?” And, “what are the main differences between a modular home and a traditional home?” [...]