Regional

Happy Valley

Issue 50

With the cost of building being what it is, Folk Architects came up with an affordable model for a young family wanting to continue living on the land.

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.

Degree With Honours

Issue 49

Brae at Birregurra has added another string to its bow - accommodation on site designed by Six Degrees. It's the perfect place to digest the banquet and fantasise about staying permanently.

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.

An Aunt’s Story

Issue 29

This new beach shack on a bay south of Hobart combines the spirit of the past with the clean lines and airy atmosphere of the present.

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.

In Situ

Issue 22

For a climber and an artist, this remote harsh area of New Zealand’s South Island offered a rare opportunity. Martin Hill had been based for many years in Auckland but the attraction of the mountains and lakes of the Wanaka region in the Southern Alps provided an environment for him to delve more deeply into his art and photography.

Fibro Finesse

Issue 34

Moving from the inner city of Brisbane to a rural valley, an architect couple has taken the vernacular and refined it to work with the landscape not against it.

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.

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.