Urban

Crafted Spaces

Issue 48

The home of Melbourne-born ceramicist Andreas Tesch and his partner, architect Stefan Gessler, merges old-world Berlin with a modern life where everyday objects are a work of art.

Leap Down Under

Issue 49

Part landscape part architecture, a Brisbane undercroft is stunningly reinvented.

Sweet Dreams

Issue 31

It took three essential ingredients to turn this old sweet factory into a spectacular family home: a brave client, a visionary architect, and a building with scrumptious, wholesome bones.

Modern Dugout

Issue 36

Christopher Polly’s extension of a Sydney semi to accommodate a family of five targetted its under-utilised undercroft area and ... a jacaranda tree.

Industrial Strength

Issue 34

Nestled in a quiet street in South Yarra, Melbourne, this distinctive house with its warehouse-like exterior recently won the 2013 BDAV Building Design of the Year award and collected an impressive total of eight awards across various categories.

As you like it

Issue 48

Architect Rob Kennon’s modest, economical renovation to a dilapidated Art Deco cottage in Northcote was less about adding space than improving it, and in the process encouraging a young family to live in a way they truly enjoy.

neighbourhood Watch

Issue 37

To enter architect David Saunders’ home in Melbourne is to take a trip on a sea of ideas.

Cornered

Issue 28

This pocket-sized Sydney terrace had one big thing going for it - a south-facing corner position. It gave architect Simon Anderson the key to designing its renovation.

Angular Charm

Issue 36

It took 20 years before owner Nikki Maloney was ready to say goodbye to her 1890s weatherboard. In architect/builder Drew Heath she found someone who understood how to retain some of the old while radically reconfiguring the unusual site.

Cut Above

Issue 26

Architect Nathan Crump has designed a modernist, and modest, home for his family with a breathtaking view over Hobart.