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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

A House That Doubles As A Sustainable Community Model

A model for sustainable community, Brick Kiln House raises the bar for responsible construction.

The Metamorphosis Of Tropical Modernism

Architect Alexis Dornier has created a utopian weekender in Ubud, Indonesia and, in doing so, delivered a new vision for tropical modernism.

Who We're Speaking To

Bringing Sustainable Design To The Heart Of Jakarta

Founded in 2018, Jakarta-based architecture firm, AGo Architects take sustainable living to advanced levels as it seeks out how to maximise space and materials for healthy living.

Dialling In with Kate Fitzgerald of Whispering Smith

Habitus chats to Perth-based architect Kate Fitzgerald, founder of Whispering Smith, on what her practice looks like now and accomodating for the future.

Where We're Going

Can We Make This An Opportunity To Be Better Than Ever?

Business is not as usual – but this could be an opportunity for it to be better than before. Habitus won’t stop celebrating architecture and design, just as we’re sure you won’t stop giving us things to celebrate.

Catch Up On Habitus House Of The Year Season 1 And 2 Here

As the second season of Habitus House of the Year airs its fourth and final episode this Sunday 28th March, Australian residents can catch up on season 1 and 2 in full again and again at 7plus.

At The Forefront

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Showers Of Praise

Australian tapware designer and manufacturer, Phoenix Tapware, is basking in global acclaim, having received four awards from the prestigious Red Dot Awards 2020.


Blackwood Rest Is A Re-Imagined Aussie Bush Shack

A modest cottage in secluded Tasmanian bushland sets the scene for Blackwood Rest, a remote refuge by Bijl Architecture.

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10 Architect-Designed Home Offices And Study Spaces

Straight from the interiors of some of the most exceptional examples of residential architecture across the Indo Pacific region, here are ten stunning study spaces and home offices.

Design Hunters

Remembrance Of Our Regional Hero

The architecture of Gabriel Poole can be summed up in one word: responsive.

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Concrete Nation Takes The Edge Off

There was never a shortage of reasons to love polished concrete, but for good measure, here’s one more: Concrete Nation.


There’s Been A Slight Change Of Plans

Saturday Indesign 2020 is postponed until August 29 – until then, we all ought to focus on keeping healthy and sane while navigating COVID-19.

From our Friends

What To Expect From The Cult Online Outlet

Included in the digital re-launch of cultdesign.com.au was the opening of the Cult Online Outlet, where clients can access furniture, lighting and accessories from local and international brands at up to 80 per cent off.

The Fresh Form Of Bellaire

Low in profile, minimalist in aesthetic, modular in form, deep in comfort; Bellaire by King Living is everything you desire in a modern sofa, and more.

The New Face Of Minimalist Bathroom Design

From Phoenix Tapware comes the Axia collection – an all new Australian innovation in minimalist bathroom aesthetics and function.

The Undeniable Appeal Of A Freestanding Bathtub

The elegance and charm of a freestanding bathtub can totally complete the look of a bathroom; adding a unique touch of style and eye-catching opulence.

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From The Archive


The SCCI Architecture Hub Returns October 10-19, 2019

The Sherman Centre for Culture and Ideas (SCCI) is back this year with its vibrant ten-day festival, the SCCI Architecture Hub 2019. Tickets are going fast!

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Sarah Ellison Takes Cues From Creature Comforts

At a time in which the whole planet feels fragile, Australian designer and creative, Sarah Ellison has designed a collection of furniture to ground your surrounds in calm and warmth.


Nobbs Radford Architects Design The In-Between The Spaces

Through form, materiality, light and volume, Nobbs Radford has created varied and surprising places of habitation, often focusing on the place “in-between”.


A House On A Battle Axe Block In Perth

A small Fremantle workers cottage on a uniquely shaped site has been opened up to its surroundings in a renovation by Philip Stejskal Architects.


A Family-Friendly Terrace House By Couple Abode

Couple Abode designs a 5 storey family-purposed terrace house with a strong emphasis on wood for different work and play scenarios in Singapore.


Queenslander Architecture And A Dream Of Textured Off-Form Concrete

A yoga studio, a staircase that drinks light and hand-finished material touches on this fine example of Queenslander Architecture contribute to the textured beauty of Mermaid Beach Residence by B.E Architecture.

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