HOMES

Theatrical Apartment in Little India

By dramatising spaces for the everyday rituals of life, Singapore architect Colin Seah re-defines apartment living. Andrea Stevens visited his own apartment which is a convenient retreat from the bustle of the city.

A Home built around Gatherings and a Rain Tree

The relationship between nature and architecture is clear in this project by ONG&ONG. As well as a sense of natural tactility in the materials, the family home in Singapore has been designed around a 'colossal' pre-war Rain Tree that existed on the site.

An Urban Home Between Architecture and Sculpture

Working together, working at home, a green or grey outlook, perhaps no outlook at all – everyone has a different solution. Peter Hyatt talks to architects and partners, Michael and Cat Bellemo, about their solution in suburban Melbourne.

A Kiwi Bach in Victoria by MRTN Architects

Venus Bay Bach, by MRTN Architects, "was never intended to be home away from home; it was to be a holiday house, basic in form and basic in function". Nestled in the rugged terrain at South Gippsland, Victoria, the house is an escape from the city for a New Zealand-born Melbourne-based young family.

Fig trees, a growing family and Japanese design in Victoria.

A growing family and a Fig tree: two important factors in the extension of Matt and Sonia Hegarty's home in Coburg, Victoria, by Windust Architects, which also features some intriguing Japanese elements.

The Art of Everyday Affairs

The installations of Thai artist, Rirkrit Tiravanija, are all about confounding expectations. Tonkao Panin discovered that his own house is just as surprising.

Two Homes, Two Generations, One Roof

HOUSE house is an appropriate name for this twin-dwelling in Melbourne's Richmond. Using the shell of two Victorian Terraces, Maynard Architects have designed one piece of architecture that acts as two homes.

Transparent Privacy

Fluid yet firmly grounded, public yet surprisingly private, Tim Hooson’s apartment on Auckland’s waterfront is a machine for living. Andrea Stevens catches up with him and partner, Jude, and finds a graceful and streamlined interior

Viking by Crown

Located four kilometres from Sydney’s CBD and a short drive from Bondi Beach, Crown's 20-storey residential development is the quintessence of stylish urban living.

Treetop Studio

Max Pritchard’s Treetop Studio displays his fine attention to detail and high-level craftsmanship. Leanne Amodeo reports on the Adelaide-based architect’s recently completed small project.

Fonda

Bright, textured and playful, Techne's latest fit out in the Melbourne CBD capitalises on the merits of the site to create a festive and functional restaurant space.

Indoor Vertical Garden

Chu Lik Ren reveals a very special partnership which led architect, Chang Yong Ter, to design a uniquely ‘green’ house in Singapore.

Seaside Plywood Shack

An exercise in restraint, ITN Architects' Great Ocean Road House demonstrates how applying a light touch to a magnificent setting can produce the finest results.

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