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We want to see the modern designs you've created, and what modern design means to you. Upload a photo of your new home or renovation with exterior cladding by James Hardie, and you could win $2,500 for the finishing touches.

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An unexpected modern renovation hidden behind a heritage facade.

The key to unlocking the potential of the Prahran house was balancing how best to preserve its existing roots and style, while giving it a more contemporary approach to space and light.

Modern Coastal exterior by Linea weatherboards

This 1930s home has been transformed into a Modern Coastal masterpiece using the crisp lines of Linea weatherboard.

Three Birds Renovations Cottage Transformation

This cute cottage was ripe for a contemporary update. By using fiber cement exteriors by James Hardie they created a gorgeous home.

Ground Floor Extensions

Well planned ground floor additions bring families together in internal open plan living areas and outdoor rooms.

The modern look

The beauty of clean lines and matte texture

Unlike brick and weatherboard homes with busy horizontal lines, contemporary homes with rendered exteriors appear calm and uncluttered. Achieve a modern, minimalist aesthetic through Hardie™ Fine Texture Cladding. The smooth, sand-like texture adds warmth and diffuses light, giving your home a fine matte finish.

The James Hardie™ difference


Endless versatility so you can create your unique dream home.


Built for tough Australian conditions.


Live larger and make the most of space and comfort.


Faster, easier construction so you can start living sooner.

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