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Wake up surrounded by art at Park Hotel Tokyo

The Park Hotel Tokyo in Shiodome is a canvas upon which the hotel has quite literally covered their walls in art. Spanning the top ten floors of a skyscraper in Tokyo, the Park Hotel Tokyo redefines what it means for guests to engage with their environment, commissioning renowned Japanese artists to hand-paint a collection of 31 suites on the "artist's floor" of the hotel.

How to renovate a 1950s suburban gem

This 1950s suburban gem, known as the Breeze Block House, is a light-rich and airy home designed by Architect Prineas that has been reconfigured internally to maximise the feeling of space.

The Tranquility Beach House fosters a natural connection with the outdoors

On the rear site of a sub-division in Melbourne’s Portsea, this family home by Wolveridge Architects provides expansive views that are carefully orchestrated to provide a sense of seclusion and connection to the outdoors.

How to Renovate a Small Brisbane Worker’s Cottage

This narrow lot project by Twofold Studio in Brisbane's inner city suburb of Highgate Hill extends a small worker’s cottage by utilising a roof geometry in order to seize the opportunities for natural light with striking effect.

Beach House on Stilts by Luigi Rosselli Architects

This beach house in Collaroy, Sydney by Luigi Rosselli Architects is an education in how to maximise Australia's beautiful coastal vistas and summer breezes. 

An unexpected outcome to a mid-century classic

Often it’s the journey and not exclusively the destination that brings joy and excitement to life. The journey through this project begins by entering through a renovated semi-detached clinker brick 1940s house towards a new rear extension. 

The Exploding! Shed House: An Experiment in Small Footprint Living

Designed by David Weir Architects, "The Exploding! Shed House" is a successful experiment in small footprint living for modern Perth.

Indoors and Outdoors harmonise in the Concrete House

This north-orientated home in Melbourne by Matt Gibson Architecture + Design is designed to forge a direct relationship between the dwelling's interiors and exteriors.

A country home with a contemporary twist

Designed by Melbourne studio Glow Design Group for a couple with a growing family, this three-bedroom dwelling in rural Victoria ticks all the right boxes; contemporary in appearance, bush fire-resistant, energy efficient, all while maximising the surrounding vista. 

Inspiring Green Spaces that will get you into the Garden

From plant-filled homes to gardens set by the water, we look at a few of the standout garden and outdoor spaces to emerge in recent months. Take a browse at some of our favourites and get inspired to unleash your green thumb.

Delight in this Modernist 1960s Messervy House by Allan Mitchener

When the original owner of this 1960s home in Iiam, Christchurch came to sell Mr and Mrs J. Messervy jumped at the chance of buying it, mainly because they were worried about what would happen if they didn't. 

Brisbane’s IndigoJungle gets a new leafy office space: The Garden Studio

Interior styling firm IndigoJungle has collaborated with Marc&Co architecture and MCD Construction to create a leafy green office space in Brisbane's suburb of Ashgrove.

Bold Colour Insertions Revitalise an Old Apartment

STUDIO WILLS + Architects have designed two insertions that bridge the gap between the original interiors of an old apartment and its neighbourhood. Stephanie Peh writes.

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