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.


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.

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.

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.

Vantage Point

Issue 28

Small but perfectly formed - this home in southern Tasmania was customised to the clients’ needs, and their budget.

narrow victory

Issue 28

A compact yet stylish coastal “bach” on NZ’s Coromandel Peninsula was the ultimate practical assignment for a group of architecture students from Auckland’s Unitec.

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.

A River Runs Through It

Issue 23

When architect Shawn Godwin visited his client’s block of land on the Sunshine Coast, he was struck by its natural beauty. He wanted to preserve it and design a house minimising any impact.

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.