Architecture & Interior Design Features
Comprising of four unique residences in a boutique development envelope, 131 Residences embodies a strength and clarity of concept, which permeates all aspects of the architecture and interiors.
We explore Studio Four’s Central Park Residence, where an existing 1970s brown brick home is opened up to return its character and materiality to a sense of honesty, embracing the client’s heritage.
Set above the streetscape in Sydney’s north-shore suburb of Middle Cove, H House is referred to as the ‘tree house’ by its owners for its fanciful placement above the tree line.
We explore Nobbs Radford Architects’ Riverview House, where the existing bones are opened to create a sense of connection between the previous stagnant living zones.
Responding to the clients’ changed lifestyle, South Yarra Townhouse sees Inarc Architects breathe new life into an existing neo-classical townhouse in Melbourne’s south.
The Bruny Island Hideway by Maguire + Devine Architects is a project modest in stature, but grand in character and connection to its natural environment.
Blinco Street House facilitates this unique process through the layering of private to social zones leading the journey from solitude to the friendly reacquaintance with a larger community.
Acting as a counterpoint to its original warehouse bones, Darling Lane by Welsh Major Architects is a refined and simplified gesture of amenity in amongst a texturally-complex home.
A heritage semi-detached cottage proved a uniquely challenging yet rewarding project. Originally owned in the 1900s by two brothers who informally founded Australia’s surf lifesaving culture.
We explore Edition Office’s Point Lonsdale house, where a series of vaulted pavilions connect around a central living space, and are aligned to create a linear play on the coastal home aesthetic.
Designing a large family home on a small urban site would usually result in a structure that prioritises indoor over outdoor space, this project takes the opposite approach.
The (Gr)ancillary Dwelling by Crump Architects: Connected Yet Independent Elderly Living
Perched on a hillside, atop the carport of an existing residence, the (Gr)ancillary Dwelling is an alternative to elderly care, an exemplar of intergenerational living.
Reinterpretation of the Coastal Home Aesthetic - Tidal Arc by Woods Bagot, Hecker Guthrie & Simone Haag
We explore a well-versed collaboration between Woods Bagot, Hecker Guthrie and Simone Haag, in the form of Tidal Arc and its reinterpretation of the coastal home aesthetic.
Architectural Context With a Contemporary Twist - Bardolph Gardens by Breathe Architecture
A pair of single-storey townhouses take inspiration from the surrounding architectural context to create two sustainable, affordable and well-designed rental homes.
The Fisher & Paykel Series
An Interplay Between Lightness and Weight - The Paddington House by Pohio Adams
Defined by the interplay of lightness and weight, the Paddington House creates an industrial, urban aesthetic that is unexpectedly resonant with the original Georgian architecture.
Nestled amongst peppermint gums and casuarinas, the Crump Treehouse is an A-frame hideaway designed for the architect’s two boys and their friends.
We explore Edition Office’s Mount Martha house, where influences of mid-century modernism and a relaxed Australian coastal aesthetic combine in an outward-facing series of volumes.
We explore Austin Maynard Architects’ HOUSE House, where twin original Victorian terraces are connected through a three-story volume to its rear.
Form, Materiality and the Traditional Roof Silhouette - Pleated House by Megowan Architectural
We speak with founding director, Christopher Megowan of Megowan Architectural about Pleated House and its play on form, materiality and the traditional roof silhouette.
JR's Eco Hut designed by Luke Stanley Architects and Anthony Hut Design traverses the many possibilities of remote living and sustainability on an exposed hill-top site of the rural Kimo Estate.
Richards and Spence bring a sense of Palm Springs nostalgic grandeur to the centre of Brisbane through their design for Australia’s first urban resort, The Calile.
A New Life for a 1920s Hobart Home - The Lansdowne Project by Preston Lane Architects
The Lansdowne Project by Preston Lane Architects plays with volume, geometry and materials to transform a 1920s semi-detached house into a private inward-focused world.
The House in Darlinghurst by Tribe Studio is at once familiar and slightly unsettling, reinterpreting the traditional red brickwork with an extruded glass brick crown atop the heritage building.
We explore Vokes and Peters’ QLD Architecture Awards entry Teneriffe House and the resulting celebration and restoration of its heritage bones, through the impassioned nature of its custodians.