Fresh faced at 50

A facelift for a weary Beachcomber in leafy South Turramurra. If you couldn’t discern the original bones, this one might have you fooled!

Stackable Beachcomber

Re-imagining the Beachcomber for the 21st Century, design student Kara Prosser has evolved the Beachcomber Mark 2013 to house up to four families – vertically.

Carlingford Homes Tour Rides Again

Back by popular demand – the 2013 Carlingford Homes Fair coach tour on 3 August 2013.

Building Australia

Building Australia is a new six part series exploring the nature of the Australian house over time. The Beachcomber features in episode six, airing on Foxtel’s History Channel on 27 August 2013.

Birth of a Beachcomber

Image courtesy Ruby Matthews & the Powerhouse Museum

Early days in the life of a Beachcomber, Mark II.

Music over the lake

“We went to the Carlingford Homes Fair with our oldest son in a pram. The Beachcomber design was so exciting, so modern amongst the other options available at that time. There were so many new features…nothing like the cheap project homes of that era.”

Bauhaus birthday cake

Nino’s wife Vera, cake-itect extraordinaire, delighted everyone at the second annual Beachcomber BBQ with both the form and function of her concealed chocolate, almond and hazelnut torte.

Family Flexible

A well loved family home that has adapted with the times, yet still exudes the Beachcomber vibe.

Mark II deck railing

Free section of timber deck railing for a Mark II.

Houses off the hook

A new book, Designer Suburbs – Architects and Affordable Houses in Australia, explores the development of project homes since 1900.