and the winner is - a shearer's cottage
John Wardle Architects took out the coveted 2012 House of the Year presented by Houses magazine.It was also awarded best New House under 200 square metres.
Winner of the category was Big Hill in regional Victoria by Kerstin Thompson Architects.
Four-Room Cottage in Brisbane by Owen and Vokes received the award for
Annandale House in Sydney by CO-AP, won the category.