Representing the socially conscious ideologies of its designers, this cleverly stitched-together, barn-like family home is “engaging, honest and refreshingly straightforward.”
Crone Architects’ addition to the civic precinct of Orange in New South Wales is a highly refined building and suite of generous public spaces that “grow” out of the landscape and connect seamlessly with the existing pedestrian network.
This converted warehouse project responds to increasing housing density with quality spatial thinking. The design of the townhouse insertions respects the original structure’s heritage while adding a new layer of function and detail.
Two new towers by Candalepas Associates, the hotel QT Melbourne on Russell Street and the AHL Headquarters on George Street in Sydney, complement the existing fabric of the city with compositional finesse.
Robust, tactile and honest, the design of this new house responds instinctively to its setting, celebrating the human experience and artisanal values.
Perched high on a rocky outcrop, this expressive home reveals a strong connection with the experimental architecture of mid-century modernism.
This “1970s Japanese spaceship” home, designed with both playfulness and pragmatism, transports inhabitants to another space and time.
Drawing in surrounding bushland and establishing new internalized landscapes, this new home intimately engages with its context and climate.
James Davidson Architect’s first hurdle in creating “the best reef house in the world” was designing how to build it, rather than what to build.
Architects North has created a curious and elegant self-generated development in the Townsville suburb of West End that was conceived as “a breathe of fresh air.”
A modest extension for his in-laws provided Paul Porjazoski of Bent Architecture with a springboard from which to launch his practice.
Smart Design Studio’s new mixed-use building in Balgowlah, Sydney has an elegantly composed, layered outer skin that brings an urbane character to the suburban streetscape.
Inside an industrial brick building in Sydney’s Redfern, Karen Abernethy Architects in collaboration with Louisa Macleod have designed a space for yogis that is both immersive and reflective.
A Japanese–Australian collaboration between Tato Architects and Phorm Architecture and Design has resulted in an unusual hybrid of contemporary Japanese design and the local Queensland vernacular.
Showing restraint and simplicity, a new home by Powell and Glenn is animated by the changing light and shade.
An adaption of a beachside terrace by Archer Office that feels “generous, considerate and creative.”
Inspired by the Memphis Group, architect Adriana Hanna uses playful colour and sharp shapes to create a Melbourne hair salon that’s a cut above the rest.
Maria Danos Architecture has transformed a graphic design studio space into a moody and textural one-bedroom apartment.
M3architecture took inspiration from a labyrinthian library featured in a children’s book for the design of this research and learning centre at Brisbane Girls Grammar School.
A new gallery for the Indigenous art collective Martumili Artists, designed by Officer Woods Architects, is proving to be an important cultural facility for the small community of Newman in Western Australia.
A subtle arrangement of garden courtyards creates an oasis of greenery at the Courtyard House by Figr Architecture.
The spirit and character of a modest postwar bungalow have been retained and celebrated by its architect-owner, who has reconnected the home to its backyard.
Sam Crawford Architects has restored and extended a weatherboard cottage towards views of a heritage-listed Moreton Bay fig tree in the backyard.
A new coastal home by Fergus Scott Architects that can accommodate up to thirty relatives and friends.
Textural, architecturally sparse and experimental, Dilettante’s new flagship store in Perth, designed by Ohlo Studio, celebrates the theatrical and subversive presentation of clothing that the brand is known for.
A carefully considered rebuilding of a coastal semidetached home by Jason Gibney Design Workshop.
This Blue Mountains house by Peter Stutchbury Architecture deftly explores the relationship between building and landscape; moments of intensity and quietness, light and shadow, heighten the “real” in the everyday experience.
James Russell Architect has employed complex layers of enclosure and transparency in the design of this home, inviting comparison with breezeblock houses of the Gold Coast of the past.
A terrace house renovation by Adrian Amore Architects with a stair that functions as much more than just vertical circulation.
A layered arrangement of volumes and materials gives this new home by Andrew Burges Architects a spatial richness and complexity that balances privacy and outlook.