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Home of the Hill - Thornton Residence by Doherty Design Studio and Detail 9 Architects
Just as nature’s grand beauty is content to exist as the humble backdrop for our daily lives, Thornton Residence provides the foundation for retreat without ostentation.
Hidden by a heritage Federation façade, a modernist two-storey addition by Christopher Polly Architect, carefully stitched to the primary dwelling, waits to be discovered.
A generous mono-pitch roof geometry provides shelter for the two-storey home below, creating a bold sculpture in the landscape.
The Bustle House takes its inspiration from the character and faded beauty of the original building, personified as an ‘old lady’, playing with contrast to create a new addition whose form takes its c
Through the materiality of steel and glass, a contemporary monochromatic palette and clean, rectilinear forms, Lightbox House sits proudly as a new presence adjacent to its traditional predecessor.
One Mani House sees Mani Architecture implement a passion for efficient and considered design that questions the status quo.
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A Meeting of Minds and of Architectural Styles - The Ridgeway House by Ha Architecture
Representing a meeting of minds, the Ridgeway House saw Ha Architecture work closely with fellow architect Steve Coster to design a compact charred timber extension to a Victorian weatherboard.
Kowtow Opens Their First Auckland Store - Exploring an Atmosphere of Simplicity and Warmth
The Newmarket store is an extension of Kowtow’s customer focus and branding touchpoints which continues to explore an atmosphere of simplicity and warmth.
Hut on Sleds is a modest exploration of the essence of the family holiday home sees a removable structure reflecting a naturalistic and contextually responsive aesthetic.
K Valley sees a unique self-sufficient home connected to site through a sense of drama and personality, expressing time through materiality.
Environmentally, Economically and Socially Responsive Housing - Nightingale 2.0 by HIP V. HYPE and Six Degrees Architects
Liam Wallis, founder of HIP V. HYPE, speaks about the approach to Nightingale 2 in Fairfield, the new address for considered, environmentally, economically and socially responsive housing.
A modest intervention to an existing timber cottage in Brisbane, Stack Street sees Lineburg Wang instil a renewed articulation of internal experience.
Happiness comes from within but as Neometro founding director Jeff Provan knows all too well, our happiness is also highly influenced by the places in which we live and work.
We explore Outline Project and Kennedy Nolan’s Kooyong, where cues from the Arts and Crafts architectural style combine in the form of six luxury townhouses.
Housed under an oversized sweeping roof, Barwon Heads House replaces an existing humble timber holiday cabin with a design that approaches the site with a robust responsiveness.
Tamarama House deftly balances the need for privacy and protection in a coastal setting with the desire or full immersion in the site’s natural beauty.
An Architectural Response to Tasmanian Shack Culture - Denison Rivulet, Taylor and Hinds Architects
The studied simplicity of these elevations exemplifies the architects’ focus inward to create spaces that cannot be read from the exterior but which must be experienced from within.
Wrapping around a series of integrated landscapes, a sequence of geometric volumes maximise aspect while dismantling the trials of the wedge-shaped site.
Through a muted, timeless palette and a pared-back spatial approach, Heartly’s interiors for the Rose Street Worker’s Cottage respectfully respond to Honto Architecture’s restoration work.
The many-faceted offerings of Willow Urban Retreat define its tranquil presence as a haven that serves as a platform for human connection to self, community and place.
The first Melbourne Boffi | De Padova Studio has opened, transforming a former gospel hall into a peaceful space that crafts an experience of tranquility and refinement.
Palm Springs-Inspired Aesthetic in Tasmania - 7 Ivy Lane by HONED Architecture + Design
7 Ivy Lane brings a Palm Springs-inspired aesthetic to Launceston in the north of Tasmania, where HONED Architecture + Design play with contrast between light and dark.
Veiled by a series of white perforated screens, Nelson House layers materials, landscape and spaces to create a balance between seclusion and connection to the surrounding urban context.