These houses are a few that we ran across while looking for other things. They aren't necessarily the best examples of the work down there (Dwell thinks that it has those covered in its March issue), nor are they necessarily exactly what works for us, especially in this climate. But, wow, aren't they cool?
This one was a public building at a beach in a national park about a half-hour south of Sydney:
This one backed onto a beach just north of Sydney. While we were enjoying the beach, a professional photography crew came to get styled shots of the interiors and rear of the house.
This was right across the bay from where we were staying (Thanks, telephoto!):
This one had gorgeous landscaping:
And this is how a pitched-roof can look cool: