Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia

Posts in category Architecture

Villa Marittima St Andrews Beach

Villa Marittima designed by architect Robin Williams won the people’s choice award in the 2015 National Architecture Awards along with an Australian Institute of Architects national residential award.

Shipping Container House

Shipping Container House

According to Nonda Katsalidis in 1992 “A modern beach house inclusive of vernacular sources which gives contemporary expression to vernacular forms”. The design is referential to the Australian vernacular tradition and the weight of the early buildings that were cut from the virgin forests and erected as defences against an alien land. The beach house […]

Sean Godsell St Andrews Beach House

Sean Godsell St Andrews Beach House

Built in 2006 this unusual house has won many awards. Its elevated off the ground buy 4 large steel beams and is cantilevered 11 metres at each end. The sides of the house are made of steel louvers that are opened to let in the breeze (there’s always a breeze at St Andrews). The house […]

Paradise House St Andrews Beach

Paradise House St Andrews Beach

Paradise House St Andrews Beach Victoria is a copper clad beach house located adjacent to the pristine Mornington Peninsula reserve. The design of this home focuses on the building’s longevity and environmental integration by careful material selection and a sculptural formal response to the physical and environmental site conditions. It is designed with extremely low […]