Features

21st Century Light

Issue 40

Whether building new or retrofitting, working out the lighting early will reap rewards down the track. And it’s LEDs that will take you there.

Small Home, Big Life

Issue 48

The trend to live close to the city and its amenities, often in much smaller homes, has put the focus on re-thinking the available space. And that means some really clever ideas and detailed design skills.

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.

Beautility

Issue 47

A great kitchen draws everyone to it – the cook, the kids, friends and family. It’s a tricky brief to pull off but we reckon these ones have what it takes to succeed.

Office Talk

Issue 39

Eight offices have caught our eye in the last year – because of their low-budget style, clever reinvention of materials, energy efficiency or just because they look like fun places in which to work.

Bathing Beauties

Issue 37

Whether designed as a relaxing retreat or for high-use practicality, bathrooms challenge the skill and creativity of any architect. We think these ones have succeeded brilliantly.

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.

Floor Show

Issue 38

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

Joint Purpose

Issue 46

The art of carpentry is being used in a myriad of ways these days. Here’s our pick of the year’s most inspiring examples.