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Habitats: City, Coast and Forest

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A collectable trio of hardcover books

Issue No. 15
July 2024
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Issue No. 15 features work from Smart Design Studio, Fearon Hay, Aires Mateus, MA+Co and Neometro, Faulkner Architects, MCK Architects, Richard Stampton Architects, Jolson, Archier, Neil Architecture and more.

On the cover is Stokes 14 by Smart Design Studio, an innovative home that demonstrates an instinctive appreciation of its urban environment. The issue also includes our new lifestyle section with insights from Hannah Tribe and Iain Halliday, profiles on Renato D’Ettorre and David Caon, as well as the latest style, design and luxury news.

The Commercial Project features projects and profiles across the retail, lifestyle, hospitality, workplace and wellness sectors. The Local Marketplace is a comprehensive product and finishes guide and also highlights designers, artists, makers and distributors across Australia, New Zealand and North America.
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Inside The Local Project

Rose Bay House
Fearon Hay

A Sydney harbourfront family home defies boundaries, blending lightness with solidity and privacy with openness, even amid the fiercest storms.

Stokes 14
Smart Design Studio

Stokes 14 by Smart Design Studio shifts the perception of city living, a space where architect William Smart has crafted a home and office with complementing identities.

Forever House
MCK Architects

A modest and modern family home, Forever House by MCK Architects overcomes the complexities of a sloping site through a considered approach to form and landscape.

Perch House
pH+ Architects

Perch House is a highly personal home that allows its owners to live freely while embracing the open, natural surroundings.

Hannah Tribe
Lives Here

After visiting a bushland village for years, Hannah Tribe of Tribe Studio Architects details the thinking behind the weekender she calls home away from home.

Yanakie House
Richard Stampton Architects

An intriguing series of volumes that welcomes and closes off from its bushland locale, this Victorian residence explores and pushes the defined boundaries of what a house can be.

Fooks House
Lani Fixler Studio

With a sensitive restoration of an original mid-century house, Lani Fixler Studio adapts a heritage-laden dwelling to suit a contemporary lifestyle while championing its existing charms.

Webster Architecture & Interiors

Perched on a breezy slope, Pippins stands as a beautiful blend of urban and coastal design, embodying the essence of the landscape while boasting striking architectural features.

Edge Interior Design

A carefully composed apartment in a prized Art Deco building in Sydney brings together a curated eye for mid-century modern design teamed with a contemporary aesthetic.

Bridging Boyd House

The respectful restoration of a landmark 1950s home creates a balance between Robin Boyd’s original vision and contemporary life through the celebration of structure, surface and materiality.

Batesford Residence
Blair Smith Architecture

Near the banks of the Moorabool River in the rural north-east of Victoria’s Geelong, an unexpected collection of minimal volumes quietly hugs the land.

Coy Yiontis Architects

With its deft forms immortalised in noble materials, Glenblaith is an introverted residence that challenges the conventions of suburban living and landscape.

Hotel House
Splinter Society

Reframing the traditional calm and comfort of a residential environment, Splinter Society produces a space that offers all the striking elements of a boutique stay.

Wānaka S.K.I House
Roberts Gray Architects

Wānaka S.K.I House by Roberts Gray Architects is a holiday home for a multigenerational family in the Otago region of New Zealand’s South Island.

Upper West Side Residence

Housed in a late 19th-century building on the Upper West Side, this inviting family residence marries a serene take on modernist principles with the clients’ penchant for airy Californian cool.

Balaclava Residence

With respect to its heritage legacy, Balaclava Residence fluently expresses the rhetoric of both traditional and streamlined architecture as conceived by ADDARC.

Mori House
Aires Mateus, MA+Co and Neometro

A serendipitous encounter with Portuguese architect Manuel Aires Mateus was the first step in the creation of Mori House, a striking brutalist dwelling in Victoria’s Mount Martha.

Armadale House
Taylor Knights

In the elegant streets of Armadale stands a restored, reinvigorated dwelling where the elegance of Victorian architecture meets the dynamism of everyday life.

The Boulevard

Conceived as a subterranean retreat, The Boulevard defies conventional constructs with a design that is almost entirely enveloped by its natural surroundings.

Butterfly House
Neil Architecture

In Melbourne’s inner south-east sits Butterfly House, a Victorian Italianate double-storey villa with a new pavilion where robust materials seamlessly link inside with out.

Mosman II
Greg Natale

Rather than be boxed in by the original property’s limited scope, Mosman II, as reimagined by designer Greg Natale, is a colour- filled, material-driven modern family home.
Inside The Commercial Project

Sarah & Sebastian Melbourne
Akin Atelier

Awash in glass, metallic polish and sleek lines, Sarah & Sebastian’s Melbourne flagship is a heightened addition to the heart of the CBD.

Nightingale Marrickville

A purpose-built, build-to-rent housing development that introduces a new urban model prioritising community and sustainability.

Jardan Byron Bay
IF Architecture

Renowned furniture company Jardan’s Byron Bay showroom subtly replicates the rituals of home.

Home Studios

Home Studios brings its aptitude for designing hospitality spaces to Theodora, a new restaurant in Brooklyn.

Remi Residences
BDA Architecture

A new multi-residential development that embraces both conditions with an effortlessness redolent of the locality itself.

Hopper Joint
Brahman Perera

Weaving personal histories with the contemporary energy of Melbourne, Hopper Joint is a welcoming eatery designed by Brahman Perera that is an ode to memory, heritage and community.
Featured Profiles

Ben Mazey

The New Zealand designer’s artistic vision has taken nearly two decades to come to fruition with his creative experiences expressed in graphic and irreverent ceramic pieces.

Annie Paxton

The Melbourne-based architect pursues her own evolving practice that spans lighting, furniture and accessories, melding the formidable yet malleable tactility of metal, glass and silk.

Anna Trefely

As a child, Anna Trefely of interior design practice Esoteriko would create murals in her friend’s bedrooms and spend her time creating little environments before trying to rope her friends into her activities.
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