People's choice award: vote now!

You can now vote for your favourite home in the 2019 HIA–CSR Australian People’s Choice Home of the Year category.


Kate Veteri

Voting is now open for the 2019 HIA–CSR Australian People’s Choice Home of the Year, partnered by CSR, with the 10 finalists selected from the 2018 Home of the Year state winners. 

Voting is open from 13–22 May 2019 on the Houzz website

The winner will be announced at the 2019 HIA–CSR Australian Housing Awards in Perth on 25 May.  

The people’s choice award gives you the opportunity to let us know which project was your favourite, simply by hitting like. 

Below is a snapshot of the judges’ comments for each of the finalists. Anyone can vote, so get to it and spread the word! 


Quality Country Homes

ACT and Southern NSW

‘This home is functional and well executed. The incorporation of sandstone blocks and recycled hardwood posts – sourced from the jetty where the owner’s ancestors first arrived – helps to create the impression of a convict-built homestead’ – judge’s comment.


Construct Central Coast


‘The level of finish and innovation in this beach-side home is very impressive. The home’s features include multi-layer window surrounds, and a hand-formed and aged handrail, with full height balustrading, combined with aged brass nosing strips’ – judge’s comment. 


Brendan Grant Master Builders

North Queensland

‘I have been judging now for four years and this home has been the most outstanding home I have viewed, from the precise workmanship to the finest of details’ – judge’s comment.


McT Design & Construction

Northern Territory 

‘It has the perfect blend of sleek, high-end materials, combined with practical living. The home maximises cross-flow ventilation, perfect for Darwin-style living’ – judge’s comment.

Bellevarde Constructions

Bellevarde Constructions


‘This house is clad in stone and zinc, and appears to defy gravity. The numerous angles internally frame the picturesque views on offer, while also providing shelter to the courtyard from exposure to southerly winds’ – judge’s comment. 


Colin J Clark Essentially Residential


‘This home epitomises building at its finest. It takes in the ocean vista, and features American Oak and original scribed rocks, producing a very detailed finish’ – judge’s comment.


Desyn Homes

South Australia

‘This architectural masterpiece both addresses and exceeds significant construction challenges with its high-end contemporary design. It is a showpiece in a league of its own’ – judge’s comment.


Davies Design & Construction


‘Featuring a superbly constructed staircase and multi-angled ceilings, this fully-automated contemporary home demonstrates the highest calibre of tradesmanship’ – judge’s comment.


Visioneer Builders


‘Superbly designed to capture the views of the bay, this fine example of modern architecture features near flawless craftsmanship with unparalleled quality, durability and longevity to counter the harsh sea conditions’ – judge’s comment.


Palazzo Homes

Western Australia

‘Three separate pavilions give the home a resort-like feeling. The Hamptons influences, Italian slate roof and inbuilt high-quality cabinetry all combine to make for a very stylish home’ – judge’s comment.

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