Elliat Rich's Urban Billy (featured in Habitus issue 26) is a labour of love, slowly developed over nearly a decade in close collaboration with the makers. Here we see the artful process in pictures.
With issue 25 of Habitus, we celebrated our sixth birthday. That's six years of covers from all over the Habitus region. In celebration, we take a look at them all - dating back to 2008 with issue one.
We look at a selection of the latest flooring option - from cool tiles to earthy floor boards.
Reminiscing on childhood memories is the founding idea behind the innovative Bamboo Tricycle.
The games architects play to milk the regulations can bring out the best in them – and the regulations. Words by Paul McGillick.
Very few houses successfully tread the tightrope between individuality and common aesthetic, but this 1930's cottage extension is up to the challenge.
This family home in Melbourne was designed by architect Rob Mills to “break down the walls of a traditional house”. Stephen Crafti explores how the dynamic spaces respond to this challenge
Assembling his artworks from an array of materials including recycled timber, fabrics and plastic, it is clear that mixed media artist James Powditch finds inspiration from the everyday. Featured in Habitus 23 (on sale now), Powditch is a unique artist who represents a distinctly Australia sentiment.
The beauty of recycled timber is only partly aesthetic – its former function adds a whole other appeal. Jaz Sidhu visited the island of Langkawi in Malaysia and discovered a home designed by Building Bloc that generates new life for old timber electricity poles.
Piero Gesualdi’s career reflects a rich and adventurous imagination. And this, says Stephen Crafti, informs his remarkable make-over of an unprepossessing army drill hall into a home and a professional base.
The restoration and additions by Luigi Rosselli to this 1930s Leslie Wilkinson house turned out to be an organic process, which Paul McGillick discovers perfectly matches the original character