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Habitus is a movement for living in design. We’re an intelligent community of original thinkers in constant search of native uniqueness in our region.

 

From our base in Australia, we strive to capture the best edit, curating the stories behind the stories for authentic and expressive living.

 

Habitusliving.com explores the best residential architecture and design in Australia and Asia Pacific.

 

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What We're Seeing

What Does An Architect’s Passion Project Look Like?

When one door closes another one opens. When the AIA bookshop closed in 2017 it gave architect Adam Haddow the idea to open his own. That idea is now manifest in the form of The Architect’s Bookshop.

Home Designed Layer-By-Layer By Molecule Studio

A tight triangular block and a hundred year old adjacent brick drain are tricky design challenges for any home – but as Molecule Studio proved with the Triangle House, they’re also design opportunities.

Who We're Speaking To

Pan Yi Cheng Simply Designs and Makes

From the big picture of massive visionary urban designs to the minute scale of physical product making, the exceedingly versatile Pan Yi Cheng recounts the genesis of Produce.

EHDO Architecture’s Pursuit For A Positive Impact

Meet the small Perth architecture firm playing a key role in shaping the form and quality of Western Australia’s built environment.

Where We're Going

11 Reason To Enter INDE.Awards Before 29 January

We believe that exceptional design speaks for itself. That’s why we’ve curated 11 INDE.Awards categories that champion the most progressive work in the region.

Two Visionary Minds Collide At The NGV

The collaboration between a Japanese design studio and a 20th century master of optical illusion results in the latest exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria: Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds.

At The Forefront

Design Products

Outdoor Furniture That Shines With A Ray Of Light

Modern and lightweight, the Ray collection of outdoor furniture for WOUD adds Danish design charm for all seasons.

Design Products

Cool Your Summer With Aeratron AE3+

Recognised as an award-winning design for efficiency, AE3+ by Aeratron is the perfect modern ceiling fan addition to any interior.

Architecture

The Transformation Of A Fitzroy Warehouse by HOLA Projects

HOLA Projects converts a 1920’s Fitzory warehouse into a home with heritage sensitivities and enduring interiors.

Design Products

Managing Construction Sites with SiteSupervisor

How SiteSupervisor's new platform is paving the way toward a more efficient and convenient future of design and construction.

Design Products

A Year Of Architecture And Interior Product Design

The past year has seen an increase in architecturally designed and interior inspired product design. These, amongst others, have caught our attention. A combination of creative and design disciplines, this list of products and objects don't compromise on functionality, style or performance.

Design Hunters

e15: From A Postcode In London To The Rest Of The World

Habitus chats to the German-born designer, Philipp Mainzer, of e15 to find out about his designs, his approach and how he took e15 to the rest of the world.

From our Friends

The VOLA Legacy – 50 Years And Beyond

This year VOLA is celebrating 50 years of a tap design legacy, and marked the occasion in a half-century party in held in Denmark.

The Integrated Kitchen And The Modern Home

The idea of the integrated kitchen, where appliances blend into the design of the kitchen itself, is an increasingly popular trend in design – and New Zealand architects and designers have been paying attention.

Corian Washplanes: A Streamlined And Space-Conscious Design Solution

A washbasin solution for the smallest room in the house: Announcing the New Corian Washplane.

NOMOS watches join The Hour Glass

Watches from legendary German watchmaker NOMOS can now be found at Australia’s luxury watch retailer, The Hour Glass.

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive

Architecture

A Peranakan-Style Apartment Finds Its Place In Singapore

The Peranakan style, with its blend of Chinese and Malay influences, carries a distinct allure that has stood the test of time. With this apartment, Linear Space Concepts has combined traditional Peranakan elements with new ideas to create a gorgeous home that stands out from the rest.

Architecture

Indoor Outdoor Spaces At One With Nature

How can living with nature be a seamless, problem-free experience? Formwerkz Architects demonstrates this with the Verandah House where the humble terrace plays the main part in uniting indoor and outdoor.

Architecture

Nature V Nurture: The Great Interior Debate

Could rethinking the form of function of the humble window completely redefine how we connect our homes with nature, preserve privacy and maximise our interior space? Malaysian-based architects Formzero prove yes.

Architecture

Inspired By Mexican Architecture, Studio Esteta On Fonda, Bondi

For Fonda Bondi, Studio Esteta has looked to modern Mexican architecture, Sydney's seaside, and great atmosphere inducing design when working on the Mexican restaurant's first foray outside of Melbourne.

Architecture

The Standout Living Spaces From Habitus House of The Year Giving Us Design Envy

These are our favourite living spaces from Habitus House of The Year showcasing clever, and considered, connection to nature. Which is your pick? Have your say for the People's Choice Awards by voting now.

Architecture

It’s Time To Re-Learn Everything You Thought You Knew About Design Hotels

If you think you’ve noticed a growing popularity of collaboration within the architecture and design community you’re not wrong. But The Collectionist Hotel in Sydney takes things to the next level.

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