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An especially sustainable home: Westgarth Timber Project

Using a diverse array of recycled, re-milled and salvaged timbers, Ben Callery Architects have created a thermally efficient and low embodied energy home, which is visually compelling writes Justin Farmer.

En Suite Inspiration

Usually small spaces, the en suite can prove a tricky room to make comfortable. Here, we see a range of designs that work - and beautifully.

Using Mirror to Create a Sense of Space

In this luxury two-unit renovation at Bondi Beach, mirrors enhance a sense of space in the small bathroom.

WHAT DOES THE AUSTRALIAN BATHROOM OF THE FUTURE LOOK LIKE?

When Australia’s SJB Architects were invited to design the Bathroom of the Future for Kohler’s Flagship store in Shanghai, China they envisaged a luxurious cocoon of new age materials. Here it is.

A private residence in a very public space

It sounds like a contradiction, but yes, this house is private despite being in an awkward corner site by a roundabout with a high volume of traffic.

6 Bathrooms that Feature Tiles

Above: Brandling street Home by Elaine Richardson Architects / Photography by Florian Grohen   1 [&hellip

What makes a Family-friendly Kitchen?

As we begin a month dedicated to kitchens and bathrooms, in preparation for Habitus Magazine's first ever special issue, we look at a project by David Bartlett - which won the 2014 KBDi NSW Kitchen Designer award for Large Kitchens.

Habitus Loves: Plywood Kitchens

Above: Hello House by OOF! Architecture   1 | Chicory Kiln Renovation, Phillip Island Victoria [&hellip

The bleeding edge of design

Offering patrons a considered, intimate alternative to mainstream hairdressers, Herr Blick pairs Scandinavian design elements and attention to clients' needs. Alice Blackwood reports.

A Dark prison becomes light Cafe

Once a prison, Jury cafe is a light and playful space.

An Extension Inspired by Location

Sitting neatly against the backdrop of the original house and in an idyllic landscape, Plinth House is a simple extension that takes advantage of its location.We speak to Principle Architect Luke Stanley about the design.

Chiara, by loopcreative

Loopcreative explain the concept, design and execution of Chiara, a new Italian restaurant in Melbourne's Docklands.

6 homes that embrace brick

A material often used but less celebrated, today we look at some inventive and beautiful designs using the humble brick.

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AN ESPECIALLY SUSTAINABLE HOME: WESTGARTH TIMBER PROJECT

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SAVING SPACE IN THE BATHROOM
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