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Beachcomber Website Wins National Trust Heritage Award

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This website documents the history of a mid-century project home, the Lend Lease Beachcomber. A popular choice for Sydney’s hilly terrain, the Beachcomber was a budget-priced piece of Bauhaus architectural design.

I started collecting material on the history of these houses in 2004, which began turning into a website in 2011. Since then a whole community of Beachcomber fans has emerged, with regular gatherings around Australia. In 2017 was awarded a National Trust Heritage Award.

Helen ThurloeBeachcomber Website Wins National Trust Heritage Award