In this lovely example of crossing cultural boundaries – the clients have combined Italian and Sri Lankan heritage – materiality and openness to the outdoors evoke the characteristic design traditions of these nations.
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.
Pok Pok Juniour - Pok Pok's new sister cafe in Melbourne - is an authentic taste of Thailand. As well as the food, the design by G.A.B.B.E is inspired by local markets and the essence of what makes Thai street eating so appealing. Alice Blackwood speaks to Georgia Ezra, director and interior architect at G.A.B.B.E about the process, why there's a generous fruit display and how clusters of stools for seating helps to create a genuine experience.
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.
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.
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.
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.
At 75 years of age, Geoffrey de Groen is a grand master of Australian painting. Paul McGillick drops in on his latest milestone
Food, space and service come together to create an unforgettable experience at Brae, a restaurant that brings new meaning to growing, preparing and consuming. Alice Blackwood reports.
The installations of Thai artist, Rirkrit Tiravanija, are all about confounding expectations. Tonkao Panin discovered that his own house is just as surprising.
The Habitus team is called on to create to officially launch ‘The Window’ styling display at The English Tapware Company.
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.