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2024 HIA Australian Project Home

HIA-CSR Australian Housing Awards

Winner: The Rural Building Company

This stunning and elegant home provides a timeless farmhouse style with the comfort of urban living. With a generous, refined layout, this home effortlessly captures stunning 180-degree panoramic bushland views from the living areas and kitchen. The expansive verandahs with exposed rafters, complemented by natural timber features, infuse character and warmth into the design. The gabled low-e glazed frontage, adorned with a striking stone feature, leaves a lasting impression. The grand free form living space boasts a raked ceiling connecting the home's elevation. Polished concrete floors throughout the central living area create a seamless flow between the back and front outdoor spaces, providing effortless alfresco living. This home embodies contemporary luxury and serene country living.

About The Rural Building Company

For nearly three decades, The Rural Building Company has been helping people build a country-inspired home – whether they’re building in the country, on the coast or in a more urban setting. As part of the family-owned and run JWH Group, the Rural Building Company believes building is in their blood.

HIA Awards
Winner 2024 HIA Australian Project Home
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2024 HIA Australian Project Home finalists:

  • B&H Homes
  • Bellevue Design & Construct
  • Construction By Design (NSW)
  • Country Living Homes
  • G.J. Gardner Homes Cairns
  • Hotondo Goulburn
  • Hunter Homes
  • Killarney Homes

Partnered By

James Hardie

James Hardie

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Winner: BCM Homes

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2024 HIA Australian Apartment of the Year

Winner: Bronxx

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2024 HIA Australian People's Choice Home

Winner: BCM Homes

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