The roof. The Nest - The roof rakes north to south to admit light without overshadowing the neighbours, In renovating a Melbourne bungalow, Zen Architects considers efficiency and sustainability, as well as the neighbouring aspect.

"Kinchega Woolshed" I love this photograph of an Australian wool shed. S

The historic Kinchega Woolshed, a reminder of the pastoral history of outback Australia.

Architectural Record - 2009 Honor Award: Gold Medal Glenn Murcutt- slide show

subtilitas: “ Glenn Murcutt - Bowali visitor’s center at Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory Australia Photos © John Gollings.

Australian architecture firm Room11 have designed the Lookout House, located in Port Arthur, Tasmania.

Australian architecture firm have designed the Lookout House, located in Port Arthur, Tasmania.

Bluff Farm House, Contemporary Farm House --The sleeping areas are contained within encasing precast concrete walls. The lightweight steel framed roof shelters a generous living space opening to the terrace and view. A palette of raw materials; concrete, galvanised steel, sandstone, recycled timber and plywood add texture and warmth to the interior. The character of the building deliberately avoids artifice.

Australian architecture firm Richard Cole Architecture has designed the Bluff Farm House in the tradition of quiet rural homes, with a modern edge. Located in Hunter Valley of New South.

Shearer's Quarters by John Wardle Architects TAS.

Winner: Australian House of the Year - Shearer’s Quarters by John Wardle Architects TAS.

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