Articles

Inspirational articles from the pages of green magazine

Synergy

Issue 71

Studio203 designed an energy-efficient house using a combination of passive solar principles and high-performance technology.

In Harmony

Issue 71

Youssofzay + Hart took an inside-out approach to the design of this house to connect to the landscape and capture bush views.

Modernist Dream

Issue 71

What does it take to elevate a generous modernist apartment with great bones and thermal comfort into a glamorous “forever” home? WOWOWA’s interiors finesse, a skilled team of craftspeople and a reno-savvy client with bags of style.

Mindfulness

Issue 70

A family home in northern NSW is deliberately stripped back to engender connection with people and place.

Sun, Sand and Shelter

Issue 69

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.

Heaven Sent

Issue 68

Designed by Casey Brown Architecture, Hart House is a simple and beautiful one-bedroom home in an enviable location.

Artful Industry

Issue 71

Conceived in a deal struck between client and designer, this family cabin north of Auckland honours life’s simple pleasures.

Box of Tricks

Issue 70

Much has been written and said about Daylesford Longhouse. It’s all fascinating. But that’s not the half of it.

Materiality

Issue 70

Denison Rivulet by Taylor and Hinds Architects is a series of cabins north of Bicheno, Tasmania.

All Roads Lead to …

Issue 69

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.

History in the Making

Issue 68

The Oxford Scholar’s Swanston Street site has a proud history: a pub has existed in this very spot since the Victorian gold rush.

Time and Place

Issue 67

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.

Appetite for Life

An inventive urban gardening community in Portugal is creating self-watering garden beds that arrive flat-packed by post.

Free Flow

Issue 71

A multifaceted Brisbane garden harks back to the pre-colonial landscape through a series of natural and built interventions.

Thinking Ahead

Issue 70

A limited site and challenging brief prove no hindrance for a carefully planned, thoughtfully designed garden.

Focus

Issue 70

Workspace design, done well.

Striking a Balance

A selection of bathrooms of different shapes, sizes and styles to capture one's imagination.

July 2020

Issue 74

Karen Sutherland’s regular permaculture tips.

March 2020

Issue 72

Karen Sutherland’s regular permaculture tips.

Interest Peaked

Issue 69

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.

Lasting Impression

Issue 68

Designed by Melbourne’s Hearth Studio and lovingly adorned with pieces from artists, designers and makers; Slow Beam luxury accommodation champions Hobart’s bounty.

Dive In

Issue 67

Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula offers cuisine, produce and sights that cater to any palate.