In defiance of a building report recommending demolition, a Brunswick artist and her partner challenged Zen Architects to retain as much as possible of their Victorian weatherboard while creating an impeccably sustainable home/studio animated by glorious landscaping and locally-handcrafted detailing.
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It started with a humble set of Flea chairs. And it ended with an epic penthouse refurbishment atop Fender Katsalidis’ iconic Hero building, in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD.
Architect Clinton Cole integrated landscape, food and energy into the architecture of his family home to create a machine for sustaining life.
Sitting in a prominent coastal location, this house is not only comfortable and sustainable for the family but has been welcomed by neighbours and residents.
A family home in northern NSW is deliberately stripped back to engender connection with people and place.
That most ingrained fixture of patrolled Australian beaches – the stalwart lifesaver’s tower – has been elevated into an architectural feature in its own right by MRTN Architects.
Hydrowood's is a story of experimentation and innovation, set against a backdrop of misty forests on Tasmania’s wild and remote West Coast.
Conceived in a deal struck between client and designer, this family cabin north of Auckland honours life’s simple pleasures.
Much has been written and said about Daylesford Longhouse. It’s all fascinating. But that’s not the half of it.
When designing Pentolina – an Italian restaurant in Melbourne – Biasol looked to Rome for inspiration and combined references to the city’s famous ruins and quintessential Italian pasta bars with the fabric of the existing, century-old building.
The Oxford Scholar’s Swanston Street site has a proud history: a pub has existed in this very spot since the Victorian gold rush.
Living Edge’s Perth showroom by HASSELL synthesises the brand’s passion for longevity, simplicity and sustainability across three levels and some 1000-square-metres.
Conversation, communication, connection and context: four concepts that run through a recent chat with Hannah Moloney, who runs Good Life Permaculture with her partner, Anton Vikstrom.
A period home in Brisbane brings out the very best of its locale: capitalising on its inner-city position with curated natural landscapes.
An inventive urban gardening community in Portugal is creating self-watering garden beds that arrive flat-packed by post.
The Southern Grampians offer a dynamic landscape for hiking and the iconic Royal Mail Hotel at the foot of the range is a welcoming gourmet destination.
Designed by Melbourne’s Hearth Studio and lovingly adorned with pieces from artists, designers and makers; Slow Beam luxury accommodation champions Hobart’s bounty.
Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula offers cuisine, produce and sights that cater to any palate.