Sand and Sensibility

Issue 68

When Fiona Leahy asked her cousin, Patrick Kennedy of Kennedy Nolan to design a multigenerational beach house on a challenging, bushy block at Sandy Point, the pair drew on a rich family history and shared aesthetic sensibility.


Issue 68

An isolated Queensland retreat, like its owners, has the best interests of the local ecosystem at heart.

Renaissance Man

Issue 69

Environmental activist and florist Joost Bakker’s mission to eliminate waste continues to lead him to exciting new frontiers.


Issue 68

Crump Treehouse is the hang-out spot of our childhood dreams (and our adult ones, too, to be honest).

Vantage Point

Issue 67

A pared-back off-grid home on an exposed Kilmore ridgeline overlooking Mount Piper is a peaceful, sheltering retreat from which to relax and slowly regenerate degraded farmland.

Odd One Out

Issue 66

A New Zealand architect and his clients were content to play by their own rules when it came to creating a coastal family retreat.

Rich History

Issue 66

Two architects with a shared love of landscape and tactile materials have hand-built an affordable home in Fish Creek almost entirely from timber salvaged from homes destined for demolition.

Just Right

Issue 65

Architects Daniel Raymond and Thomas Martin of rama used shipping containers to overcome the challenges of the brief and constraints of this bushland site.


Issue 64

Architect Ben Daly spared no time, effort or thought when it came to carefully restoring a New Zealand railway cottage.


Issue 63

Bruny Island Cabin was created to satisfy the client’s yearning for retreat and renewal; a space where she could relish life’s simple pleasures: reading, playing music and stargazing.