Brisbane-based architects Owen and Vokes maintain a remarkably rigorous aesthetic in all their projects, using a palette of natural wood, vertically laid white tile, and louvered windows. According to the architects, We have a preference for making plain buildings with humble materials, that are free of mannerism; we value traditional architectural practice and building methods. The firm has also designed a crisp, elegant, and functional White House series for prefab company Happy Haus. Here are a few highlights from the firm's portfolio:

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Above: The Red Hill House was originally a small cottage in the leafy suburb of Brisbane; Owen and Vokes expanded and refined the interior.

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Above three photos: A kitchen in Owen and Vokes Adderley house.

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Above: A kitchen in the Point Perry beachhouse.

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Above: A trio of clean-lined white tiled baths.