East Freemantle House: Nic Brunsdon

Located on a narrow, east-west oriented block in a heritage precinct, East Fremantle House by Nic Brunsdon is a respectful and intelligent addition to an old workers cottage that is typical of the area.

Brunswick Lean-to: Blair Smith Architecture

Brunswick Lean-to is a discrete addition to a heritage-listed weatherboard cottage. The project draws upon the ubiquitous lean-to it replaced; a colloquial structure often overlooked or demolished in the event of an extension. Blair Smith Architecture demonstrates sensitivity and depth of thought, addressing opportunities and constraints through site-responsive spatial planning and the packaging of multifunctional elements in a robust, utilitarian structure.

Owston Hill: Meaghan White Architect

The opportunity to undertake something different and showcase how a suburban subdivision can be designed with architectural integrity and flair, combined with sensitivity for the natural landscape, was too good to pass up for architect Meaghan White and husband, town planner Deon White.

Emmanuel Community House: Lanigan Architects

Nestled among the mature trees of suburban East Perth, and in keeping with the existing local area, Emmanuel Community House by Lanigan Architects is designed and built to the ‘Liveable Housing Australia’ platinum standard for accessiblilty and provides a community care-based model for people with varying needs.

Architect at home: Sam Klopper

For Klopper and Davis Architects director Sam Klopper, the orientation and topography of the North Street Swanbourne block made it the perfect site for a family home.

Filter House

While the inner Perth suburb of Mount Lawley might be better known for its prevalence of Federation style homes, Filter House by Andrew Hagemann Architecture is located within a small pocket of post-war Mediterranean influenced architecture. Putting aside stylistic elements, it was the climatic advantages of the latter, with characteristically high ceilings, light coloured external walls and shaded frontages, that the clients were keen to see in their new house.

Sorrento House: Cera Stribley

Learning from the existing architecture, Cera Stribley developed a framework for making subtle alterations synonymous with the original house.