Beach Houses

  • Maximising Space in a Copacabana Beach House

    Brad Swartz Architects make the most of an existing beach house for a couple and their teenage daughter, ready to sleep up to 16.

  • True Minimalism in a Beachfront Home

    Attesting good design takes time, this Bayside home by Rachcoff Vella is a study in material restraint and minimalist design.

  • Design Covet | The Resort Outdoor Shower

    We’re exploring how to recreate a resort-like experience by the pool or at the beach house with the Resort Outdoor Shower by Armando Vicario.

  • Seaforth Home by Georgina Wilson Architect

    Georgina Wilson Architect transform a Seaforth bungalow into a place of reprieve for a busy family of five.

  • Explore a Family’s Triangular Coastal Retreat

    The Dart by New Zealand firm Studio John Irving Architects is a deliberately simplistic architectural statement in its unmatched location.

  • Compact Kitchen Covet with Two Australian Designers

    Melbourne architect Lisa Breeze and Sydney architect Luke Carter share how they’ve designed ergonomic kitchens for inner-city homes by making the most of every square metre.

  • Designing a Future-proofed Family Home with Pleysier Perkins

    Pleysier Perkins introduce a light-filled extension onto a narrow terrace in inner-city Melbourne, primed for modern family living.

  • Coastal Pavilion by Mim Design

    Mim Design draw inspiration from the Mid-Century Modern era and the home’s seaside locale in their Coastal Pavilion in Sorrento, Mornington Peninsula.

  • Best of est | Timber-clad Beach Houses

    From South Africa to Denmark, surf-shacks, coastal retreats and cottages, these are the most-loved timber-clad coastal houses on est.

  • Exploring a Secluded South African Guesthouse by Gavin Maddock

    Affectionately named the Olive Tree Villa, this guesthouse by Gavin Maddock on the South African coastline is as peaceful as it is durable.

  • Designing an Enduring Beach House with Studio Tom

    Collaborating with Planned Living Architects, Studio Tom have created an equally monumental and unpretentious place to soak up ocean views.

  • Residence M by CJH Studio

    Melbourne design practice CJH Studio welcome est inside Residence M, located in a quiet cul de sac in a coastal town on the Mornington Peninsula. 

  • Bluff House by Rob Kennon Architects

    Melbourne-based practice Rob Kennon Architects design an equally sensitive and assertive architectural response to the Flinders coastal landscape.