This home by Fox Johnston Architects is a re-build of a dilapidated 1950s beach house into a light filled home for a growing family.

Trying to keep the feel of the beach house concept: unpretentious and modest, yet allowing a greater connection to the garden and outdoor spaces while opening the views, letting in as much light as possible.

Avalon House in Australia by Fox Johnston Architects in architecture  Category

A bedroom and bathroom wing was attached to the rear, with a new kitchen, dining and living area inserted into the existing shell, opening onto a north-east facing deck.

Avalon House in Australia by Fox Johnston Architects in architecture  Category

Avalon House in Australia by Fox Johnston Architects in architecture  Category

Avalon House in Australia by Fox Johnston Architects in architecture  Category

Private and communal living quarters were clearly delineated using items of joinery and flexible panels. Internal and external walls were designed with versatility, allowing cross breezes as required.