Issue 67

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Memorable design tantalises the senses; it’s an invitation to see, touch and experience things we may not have encountered before. Our annual bathrooms feature includes a wide variety of unique spaces to spur anyone’s imagination.

In Sydney, Anderson Architecture has liberated a formerly dysfunctional terrace house and in so doing, achieved an eight-star Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS) rating. Over in Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Edition Office was unafraid to experiment with built form and finishes when it came to creating a family beach house.

How can architecture give back to the local area in which it stands? In Brisbane, Bligh Graham Architects poses an answer to this question through its renovation of a Queenslander into a flexible home that meets the evolving needs of a family.

About an hour’s drive from Melbourne, an off-grid retreat designed by Ben Callery Architects gives the term “bare necessities” a seriously sophisticated twist.

The memory-making potential of the domestic garden is on full display in a heartfelt family backyard by Dan Young Landscape Architect, complete with an extension designed by Owen Architecture. Speaking of tradition, we take a look at The Diggers Club’s Preservation Garden and uncover the passion behind and process of cultivating seeds.

For our travel feature we share some of our favourite spots along the glorious and bountiful Mornington Peninsula in Victoria.

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