Regional

To Size

Issue 32

When it comes to persuading clients to go for a smaller footprint, a West Australian design couple has let their own home do the talking.

Rubble Riser

Issue 39

Built from slate mined quite literally outside its front door, this undoubtedly modern house is in fact a celebration of the region's history in more ways than one.

Red Alert

Issue 48

Many bush retreats take great pains to merge into their surroundings. Not this one! Designed for an adventurous couple on a modest budget, it demands to be noticed.

Spiritual Puzzle

Issue 36

The clean, pared-back lines of this new family home belie the knotty problem- solving that went into its design.

Fine Cuts

Issue 38

It takes someone special to make their home in a former butcher’s shop. An exceptional recycler with a touch of the dramatic, for example.

Keeping It Real

Issue 45

Architect Chris Gilbert and his sculptor brother Ben have been building things together since childhood. Their ‘non-house’ for Ben, which won a Victorian Architecture Award, is alive to the elements and was designed on the fly.

Holidaying At Home

Issue 43

A close Irish family keen to ‘holiday at home’ on a bush block outside Ballarat got just what they ordered with a clever house designed for bushfire safety and dramatically cantilevered to embrace gorgeous views.

Re-Shaped

Issue 32

From the wrong side of the tracks, a modest 1920s cottage in NZ is a now a carefully curated mix of old and new.

Raw Elegance

Issue 39

With holiday houses getting larger and shoutier, it's telling that a small, budget weekender is the one turning heads.

Setting Up Camp

Issue 28

In a forest outside Bendigo in central Victoria, where temperatures swing from freezing winters to scorching summers, a local architect has used lessons learned during a stint in Brisbane to conceive and build a compact, affordable “camp” for his young family.