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A MID-CENTURY INSPIRED PREFAB EXTENSION

2020-10-28T14:44:10+00:00 June 4th, 2020|Architecture, Design|

Prefabricated homes are often ultra contemporary in their appearance, but with the right materials and approach, they can be designed to complement any architectural style. Case in point – the interiors of this prefab extension in Elsternwick are perfectly suited to the style of the original mid-century house. By integrating a [...]

AN ODE TO NORWEGIAN ROOTS: THE SKIGARD HYATT

2020-09-02T16:46:13+00:00 May 22nd, 2020|Architecture, Design|

On a mountain peak in Norway's Kvitfjell – the same place that hosted the 1994 Winter Olympics – sits an incredible back-to-nature build by Mork Ulnes Architects. The Skigard Hytte hides amongst the snow and trees, an understated rectangular form at one with the landscape. Its facade is clad in [...]

BUILDING A CARBON-NEUTRAL HOME IN 4 STEPS

2020-09-02T16:46:40+00:00 May 20th, 2020|Architecture, Design, Modscape|

A carbon neutral (also known as ‘carbon zero or ‘zero emission’) home is self-sustaining house that creates the same amount of renewable energy that it expends, therefore creating zero carbon emissions. These carefully considered homes are not only good for the environment but are fantastic for your hip pocket, as [...]

MODSCAPE’S ENERGY-EFFICIENT MODULAR HOUSE IN THE NEW SOUTH WALES COUNTRYSIDE

2020-09-02T16:49:01+00:00 April 15th, 2020|Architecture, Design, Modscape, Press/media, Projects|

Words from Wallpaper* Melbourne-based architects Modscape offer an insight into the design and build process behind this modular, energy efficient weekend home assembled in just 12 weeks. A modular home set into the pastoral countryside in Orange, NSW, Kangaroobie House was constructed from fully-welded structural steel frames and fabricated offsite in 12 weeks. ‘Our [...]

BIRDBOX PREFABRICATED CABINS

2020-12-01T17:23:12+00:00 April 3rd, 2020|All, Architecture, Design|

These are crazy, unprecedented times and at present we’re encouraged to stay at home - but there’s nothing to say our minds can’t wander… and we’ve found the perfect place. Travel (digitally) to Norway where there’s an abundance of incredible, unspoilt nature – from wild fjords and jagged coastlines to [...]