Remember Peter Carey’s novel Oscar and Lucinda in which Oscar floats a glass church from Sydney to Bellingen? Well, Hobart architect Robert Morris-Nunn and naval architect Fred Barrett won their bet to do much the same down the Derwent River.

Address: Franklin Wharf, Hobart

Highlights: Floating building, basement, innovative heating and cooling system

Building specs: Type: Pier. Year Built: 2014. Architect: Circa Morris-Nunn

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