Spatial Gymnastics

Issue 52

An old 70-square-metre unit is transformed into a home that packs a whole lot of living into its sliver of suburbia.

Simple Illusion

Issue 51

The devil is in the detail of this deceptively simple Federation cottage in the inner-west of Sydney that effortlessly combines the old with the new.

Separated At Birth

Issue 51

When architect Alex Lake of Therefore Studio took on his first residential project, the brief was to not only transform a dilapidated Californian bungalow by the Elwood canal, but the bog-standard plans that came with it.

Open Court

Issue 41

An innovative design blurs the boundaries between indoor and outdoor spaces – and living – in this Fairfield Hacienda.

Common Ground

Issue 52

A tree change has transformed a Gold Coast family into tenacious, community-focused farmers, and their historic barn into a hub for skill sharing workshops with local makers and artisan producers.

Dry Land

Issue 52

An unused swimming pool becomes a constantly changing tapestry of colour, form and texture.

Trade Craft

Issue 52

This concrete house in Torquay uses a procession of spaces to strike the right note between the public and private realms.

Kiwi Cool

Issue 10

Designing an environmentally friendly house on a remote island in New Zealand has been a challenging yet rewarding task for both owner and architect.

Pretty Fab

Compact, stylish and sustainable, this beach home by ArchiBlox is another reason why prefabs are gaining in popularity across the country.

Base Camp

Issue 51

When your working life is spent on the ocean waves and your digs are a cabin and a galley kitchen afloat, living in tight angular rooms is the norm. For Tom Aveling, a superyacht skipper, small spaces aren’t a hardship to be endured, they’re a joy – it’s no surprise he wanted to live in one.


Issue 15

Like most architects, Richard Loney experimented a bit with his own house. Susanne Kennedy visited his glass-walled box hunkered into a valley in Tasmania.

Inside Out

Issue 51

A strikingly contemporary home on NSW’s Northern Tablelands speaks eloquently of Australia’s unique rural vernacular.

Down To Business

Issue 51

How far has office design come in the last decade? Miles! Six architects demonstrate just how individual, flexible and aesthetic they can be.

Walk On The Wild Side

Issue 50

The new Three Capes Track on the Tasman Peninsula is a feat of design and engineering that matches its peerless setting. An instant classic.

Clean Lines

Issue 49

Welcome to our annual bathroom spread, which this year sees a pared back, finely executed series of designs. Whether cocooned in soothing curves or open to the elements, each of these bathrooms reflects the individuality of their location superbly.