Articles

Push & Pull

Issue 30

An architect/builder couple took a literal idea for the design of their new home – “dealing with the opposites and bringing them into tension” – and promised each other they would not compromise. And they didn’t.

The New Weatherboard

Issue 41

This well-thought out addition to an old Melbourne weatherboard celebrates its two core materials while leaving space for unexpected moments of art and craft.

In The Raw

Issue 47

A former printing press has maintained its quiet industrial presence in the neighbourhood thanks to a thoughtful conversion by Steffen Welsch Architects.

Pride of Tassie

Issue 48

The inspirational nursery in Tasmania that has been key to rehabilitating much of the island’s landscape is going strong after 25 years.

Vertical Saturation

With beautiful dimensions but completely closed off from the house, a large patio in Mexico City has been stunningly brought to life.

Retro Zen

Issue 49

The classic division between in and out-of-doors falls away in this tranquil north-facing dwelling, where the owners’ twin love for Japanese aestheticism and 1950s modernism led the design.

The Long View

Issue 33

A harsh landscape, albeit with a glorious view, on Tasmania’s east coast set the challenge for a beach house that could last the distance.

The New Undercroft

Issue 33

A classic beach house style of the 1950s was the inspiration behind this Neeson Murcutt weekender on Sydney’s north coast.

Pure Maths

Issue 35

The owners of a windswept site in Inverloch, two hours south- east of Melbourne, turned to a Sydney-based architect for an unconventional home that offered both exposure to and protection from their stunning coastal environment.

To Size

Issue 32

When it comes to persuading clients to go for a smaller footprint, a West Australian design couple has let their own home do the talking.

An Aunt’s Story

Issue 29

This new beach shack on a bay south of Hobart combines the spirit of the past with the clean lines and airy atmosphere of the present.

Industrial Strength

Issue 50

Agrarian influences collide with contemporary architecture in this New Zealand property, where pastoral peacefulness has settled on the land.

modern dugout

Issue 45

A nook at home or industrial open plan, in the city or the bush – the modern office is a place of inspiration and flexibility.

The Innovator

Issue 48

The Dutch architect, lecturer, photographer, man of many ideas, Alex de Rijke of dRMM Architects chats to us about his recent work and where he sees the future of design.

Floor Show

Issue 38

Whatever your aesthetic and textural preferences, there’s a sustainable flooring option to suit.