Urban

Tight-knit

Issue 69

LineburgWang’s site-sensitive extension to a double-gable Queenslander also adds to the architectural fabric of Brisbane.

Once Upon a Time

Issue 69

Folk Architects enlivened a Victorian-era terrace house through a highly functional, sustainability-focused renovation with just a touch of whimsy.

Taking a Chance

Issue 69

The latest addition to the Nightingale family holds its own on a challenging site adjacent to a railway in inner-city Melbourne.

Helping Hand

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The owners of a compact home in Kingsville, Melbourne knew their draftsman’s plan was NQR, and turned to Olaver Architecture for a calm, minimalist, low-energy, indoor-outdoor home.

Take Two

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Downie North drew on the principles of traditional Japanese architecture when transforming a small, dark cottage in Sydney for a newly-expanded family.

Checkmate

Issue 69

Recalling working with a challenging, 4.5 metre-wide site as a game of chess, Studio Bright employed design smarts and nifty manoeuvring to win the day.

A Priori

Issue 68

“When I first started it was illegal to install water tanks in a domestic project in the inner city … so we adopted a subversive approach to the architecture we were doing,” Ric Zen of Zen Architects recalls.

Local Knowledge

A newly-expanded Brisbane home enriches the lives of the family living within it and the neighbourhood in which it stands.

Changing Tune

Issue 67

Taking an active approach to passive design, Anderson Architecture uses the terrace-house typology to achieve an eight-star rating.

Treasure Chest

Issue 67

“The brief was for a classic, Italian-inspired café designed like a jewellery box,” explains Ohlo Studio of Willing Coffee, a venue in Guildford, WA.