Articles

Furneaux Foraging

Issue 59

Can you keep a secret? Whether intentionally or otherwise, the Flinders Island locals have managed to keep quiet about this extraordinary isle off north-eastern Tasmania.

Gundagai Glamping

A small off-grid cabin perched high on a Gundagai sheep and cattle farm becomes a beacon for people hoping to spend some time away from the daily grind – or get married.

Ningaloo Salvation

Issue 57

Reef, desert and sky culminate in a defining Australian landscape.

Exercise in Efficiency

Issue 60

Penny Fuller and Jad Silvester’s reconfiguration of their 40-square-metre one-bedroom apartment was an exercise in efficiency. The architects, who lead their own practice, Silvester Fuller, made dimensional improvements and utilised visual tricks to maximise the space functionally and visually.

Born Again

Issue 60

A landmark modernist home in Brisbane is given a new lease on life through an empathetic and considered restoration.

Garden Marketing

Issue 60

A strong entrepreneurial streak, a flair for marketing and a swag of high-profile awards and installations is helping Richmond-based landscape designer Phillip Withers expand his horizons beyond city limits.

Provocateur in Portugal

Issue 59

Dr Leyla Acaroglu is in the midst of restoring a small Portuguese farm to create a cultural destination for change-makers.

Sensory Punch

Issue 59

Landscape designer Jenny Kjar is slowly transforming her 40-acre block in the foothills of the Warby Ranges in northeastern Victoria into a tough but playful garden that draws in the surrounding landscape and engages the senses at every turn.

Ulterior Utopia

Issue 60

A garden-loving client relocating permanently to Sorrento sought help from her landscape designer sister Fiona Brockhoff and architect Clare Cousins to create a private, secure, flexible beach house whose clever arrangement of pavilions, courtyards and gardens offers strong connections to the coastal environment.

Horizontal Commons

Issue 58

Victoria's first 10-star house is designed by Clare Cousins and championed by the developers behind The Commons as an affordable, beautiful and environmentally healthy future for volume building.

Island Daze

Issue 55

Picnic Island proves too interesting to simply while away the day, with an abundance of activities and nearby beaches and mountains to explore.

Where Old Meets New

Issue 60

This bold extension to a countryside Victorian cottage cleverly reuses materials and creates a warm family environment topped off with serious sustainable credentials.

Seasons Change

Issue 59

Edition Office’s award-winning home for an architecturally adventurous Fish Creek couple has used the constraints of its elevated site to create an expandable home of protected pavilions and courtyards with killer views to Wilson’s Prom.

Off Grid

Issue 57

Shacky finds a way to use the tiny house phenomenon to help out farmers and give “city people” a taste of the country.

Kitchen Catalogue

Issue 59

The kitchen is the place where many things come together. We cook and eat there, we socialise there; most importantly, we make memories there. Kitchens are the focal point of many homes and their designs must combine necessity with form. We’ve rounded up six kitchens that prove it’s possible to have it all.

The Future, Now

Issue 58

At some point in our lives, most of us have probably spent time working in an office. Whether situated in the home or in a public space, offices are physical sites of productivity and socialisation. Here we take a peek at the work of architects and designers who’ve abandoned tired stalwarts such as fluorescent lighting, rockhard chairs and awkward water coolers. The offices of the future are here, now.

The Art Of Space

Issue 57

We praise the architects who are showing us that downsizing definitely does not mean downgrading.