Artful adaptive reuse projects gave them a name, while attention to detail and careful decisions are key to their success.
Arnt Cobbers and Oliver Jahn explore the evolution of prefab housing in their book Prefab Houses.
A collection of critical essays by Peter Stutchbury’s friends with reflections by Stutchbury himself.
The prolific career of Dutch furniture designer and architect Gerrit Rietveld is celebrated in this fine monograph.
This book considers how we subconsciously perceive colours and how those perceptions can influence what we buy and feel.
A collection of products from Houses.
The latest furniture, materials and products for the enjoyment of outdoor living.
Arguably Australia’s most successful design export, Marc Newson has added his Midas touch to a wide variety of items.
The designs by Philippe Nigro are characterized by interlocking forms, striking balance and playful use of colour.
To achieve sustainable living, a change is needed. Attitudinal shifts, rather than technical shifts, are required.
A sustainability case study.
This understated holiday house balances privacy and openness, turning its back on the street to embrace its coastal setting.
In this renovation by Andrew Maynard Architects, the old and new components take on separate identities.
An undulating roof floats above this weekender, creating a series of visual connections with the Indian Ocean beyond.
Mark Pearse Architect and Brian Kiernan placed equal emphasis on garden and building in this home.
This holiday house sets up a relationship with the landscape that is predominantly about pleasant separation.
This house is a modest beautiful living environment for a young family and carefully addresses it suburban Brisbane context.
This restoration of a Georgian residence is an exceptional model of sensitive architectural intervention.
This house celebrates the idea of owner-built shacks, in particular the notions of simple shelter and robustness.
Removed from its urban context, this inner-city terrace embraces the natural appeal and ample light of its garden site.
A simple but effective roof manoeuvre creates a light, open space to celebrate cooking and dining with family and friends.
Ken Woolley’s Baudish House found pristine after 50 years.
Nixon Tulloch Fortey Architecture with builder BD Projects have created more than just a space for play.
An exhibition on Vienna circa 1900 showed a diversity of artists, media and approaches to creating a “modern style.”