Issue 73

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Recent events have led to many of us spending a great deal more time in and around our homes and gardens. Perhaps this has made some of us look at these places anew; appreciate them for the shelter they offer or the memories they hold. In these times, our needs are more apparent that ever – and thus, the ability of design to meet them is as important as ever.

Our annual bathrooms feature delivers six spaces that combine the practical with the personal.

Breathe Architecture put the wants and needs of their clients first when transforming a run-down Melbourne warehouse into a highly-insulated and welcoming family home with plenty of character.

Up in Brisbane, NIELSEN JENKINS made a controversial move that paid dividends: their alterations and additions have created a free-flowing home that offers refuge from the elements.

Speaking of sanctuary, Clare Cousins Architects joined forces with Eckersley Garden Architecture in a bushy pocket of Melbourne; serving up a highly efficient home that doesn’t compromise on beauty.

In Newcastle, Anthrosite made the most of Structural Insulated Panels to deliver an affordable housing project that has since become a point of pride for the practice.

The term ‘happy accident’ rings true in this Mermaid Beach garden, which mostly self seeded from worm farm-generated compost and makes the perfect accompaniment to the home, designed by Partners Hill with Hogg and Lamb.

Learn the story behind a landscape by Phillip Withers Landscape Design with Yarra Valley Water, an ode to Victoria’s coastline and the importance of water conservation.

Lastly, traverse mountains, moors and rainforests on Tasmania’s iconic Overland Track with incredible sights and knowledgeable guides.

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