Regional

Industrial Strength

Issue 50

Agrarian influences collide with contemporary architecture in this New Zealand property, where pastoral peacefulness has settled on the land.

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.

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.

Tiny Dreamers

The pair who built the opposite of a McMansion. Cheap, ethical and cosy – a couple embrace their ‘tiny’ house.

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.

Sense of Place

Issue 34

If you’re blessed with a glorious natural attraction, such as a lake, why not make the most of it? And so they did.

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.

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.