Coastal

Perched

Issue 42

With an idyllic view but a fiendishly difficult site on NZ’s Waiheke Island, architects Atelier Workshop pushed the envelope on sustainability whilst delivering a high level of beauty.

Surf & Turf

Issue 45

The humblest forms of shelter and storage – a tent and an implement shed – are the references that sparked the design of this home on the outskirts of Titirangi in West Auckland.

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.

Site Specific

Issue 35

With a superb site on the Tasman Peninsula, the owners put their trust in a firm of young architects. It was a leap of faith that led them in a direction they would never have thought of.

Everyday Camping

Issue 48

After purchasing a eucalypt-covered block in a Tasmanian beachside suburb, a couple decided their new home would embrace the trees, rather than see them as an obstacle.

No Frills

Issue 23

Designed with a certain nostalgia, this new weekender takes the best of the fibro shack ideal – simple amenity in a beautiful location – and interprets it with contemporary materials and the essentials of sustainable design.

Shacking Up

Issue 43

Spared the wrecking ball, a quintessential fibro cottage on Sydney’s southern beaches is preserved and extended for the next generation.

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.

Box Of Surprises

Issue 35

With no glamour view and barely a flat surface upon which to build, this low-budget NZ bush retreat packs quite an architectural punch.

Modern Shack

Issue 31

With three architects involved this holiday house could have pulled out all the design stops, instead it became an exercise in restraint.