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Home of the Year

Partnered by CSR

Mallinger Constructions, NSW

Home of the Year

Partnered by CSR

Mallinger Constructions, NSW

2021 HIA-CSR Australian Housing Awards | Home of the Year

Winner: Mallinger Constructions, NSW

Grand in design and stature, the North Curl Curl House by Mallinger Constructions undulates across multiple levels, embracing the steep inclination of its extraordinary location.

Rather than removing obstructive site features, the home’s clever design instead binds its internal spaces to them. The generous living wing hovers nine metres out over a sandstone cave, while the open-plan kitchen flows onto a courtyard that contours around protruding boulders.

A contemporary exterior of off-form concrete, black zinc and glass, combined with recycled Australian hardwoods, encases a series of boxes that step up the cliff face. Every detail was scrutinised to ensure the highest level of finish, with a neutral palette offering a refined interior throughout.

The judges were impressed by the building team’s engineering feats in overcoming a site fall of more than 17 metres, a plunge pool cut into the rock and the workmanship of an internal timber feature that conceals a hidden room.


Home of the Year finalists

The winners of each home category in the HIA Australian Housing Awards program, compete for the HIA Australian Home of the Year award, partnered by leading building products supplier CSR.

  • Custom Built Home Mallinger Constructions NSW
  • Display Home Metricon Homes Hunter
  • Project Home VM Building WA
  • Renovation/Addition Project Martin Builders Vic
  • Spec Home Sekisui House Australia NSW
  • Townhouse/Villa of the Year Perth Renovation Group WA
  • Apartment of the Year Giorgi WA

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