Dreams do come true!

Creating a Low-tox beautiful and functional home with BuildHer Rachel Harris Let’s meet our BuidHer Rachel. She focused on creating a “low tox” home and now we welcome you to join us and take a tour with us. We love this beauty! She – yes, she is a SHE and is full of depth, classic…

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Allie’s BuildHer Story

A story of optimism, designing your outcome and building a ‘dream team’! Photography by SpaceCraft Whether to knock down and rebuild or renovate is so often a question that we ponder and struggle to find the best answer to. When we are looking at creating our home it is tricky as there are no clear…

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Yolanda’s Renovation Journey is Finally Finished!

Building houses to bring people together All images supplied by Spacecraft DevelopHer Yolanda’s Northcote oasis is a sight to behold. She certainly doesn’t shy away from a challenge, even when it is as far removed from her day job as possible! Both career driven individuals, Yolanda Aarons and her partner work by day in senior…

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Out of the Woods with Anita!

A RENOVATION & EXTENSION IN ROBERT ST, BENTLEIGH For Anita, one of our Master BuildHers, property was a passion shared with her father in her youth that carried through to adulthood. With a cosmetic renovation under her belt, plus the project management and interior styling of a Phillip Island holiday house, Anita gained confidence in…

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How a Kitchen Guru Can Save Your Sanity

THE FORM-FUNCTION-BUDGET TRILEMMA The importance of well-designed joinery in a home cannot be understated. At no other point of a renovation is the tensional trilemma between form, function and budget more obvious than in the kitchen. The dizzying number of options, and thus decisions, all packed into the one space. Materials, finishes, profiles, handles, open…

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THAT House Defies Its Neighbours In Every (Good) Way Possible

Designed by Austin Maynard Architects The site of THAT House neighboured by huge houses. Austin Maynard Architects were asked to provide the family with ‘just the right amount of space’… By creating large openings and generous connections to the garden the architects aimed to make this modest-sized home feel abundant and broad. The result is…

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A Wash of White Unifies Old and New

Designed by Kennedy Nolan Architects Westgarth House Sitting on a corner site in a quiet, leafy street, Westgarth House would not be out-of-place in a sleepy country town. The original timber Edwardian home faces the narrow street frontage while a much wider, north-facing boundary faces a generous grass nature strip. Kennedy Nolan Architects transformed the…

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