Features

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.

The Innovators

Issue 36

The evolution in building materials has recently picked up speed – here’s the lowdown on what these exciting new products do and how you can use them.

Get Appy

Issue 38

With the arrival of smart phones, home automation was always going to take off. But how can you be clever about using all this smart technology?

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.

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.

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.

Unit x Unit

Issue 44

Prefab housing makes sense in a number of important ways – it’s relatively quick to build, has defined costs and makes efficient use of materials. These days it’s also raising the bar on the design front, as our annual selection shows.

Floor Show

Issue 38

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

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.

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.