Thames & Hudson
The Terrace House: Reimagined for the Australian Way of Life
With British precedents and working-class origins, the terrace house has a story of remarkable resilience.
Today it is highly sought after for its nostalgic charm and inner-city locale. A new generation of home owners is making a mark by working with architects and designers to reimagine the terrace house for a twenty-first-century lifestyle.
From subtle refinements to bold geometric forms, alterations and additions are often hidden from the street creating a sense of intrigue about what lies behind, above or beyond the romantic facade. This collection of homes celebrates the incredible history and enduring appeal of these well-loved buildings.
About the Author
Cameron Bruhn is the editorial director of Architecture Media. He has twice been a member of multidisciplinary teams shortlisted for the creative directorship of the Australian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale of Architecture, and in 2010 was a member of the jury for the Australian Institute of Architects' National Architecture Awards.
Katelin Butler is the editor of Houses magazine. In 2011 she was on the jury for the Australian Institute of Architects' Tasmanian Architecture Awards, and in 2013 she curated Australia's contribution to the international architecture showcase at the London Festival of Architecture.
Edited by Cameron Bruhn and Katelin Butler
Published September 2018
206mm x 291mm