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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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At The Forefront

Happenings

Can You Guess What Was Voted As The Best Living Space In 2018?

From 400 entries down to one, here is the best living space in Asia Pacific according to an international jury of design and architecture greats.

Happenings

Approaching ‘Future Architecture’: The Best Buildings Of Asia Pacific In 2018

The Building award is granted to a project that facilitates architecture of the future and its ability to respond to place-specific, cultural needs.

Happenings

This Design Studio Has Been Recognised As The Best In The Region By Our Industry’s Leaders

Meet Asia Pacific’s leading design studios, as recognised by the top experts of the region’s architecture and design. These visionary teams inspire us all!

Happenings

It’s Made Of Material Waste But Declared The Best Design Object Of 2018

What makes a design object an instant icon? So asked our INDE.Awards jury, and they’ve found one that stands above the rest. It’s not what you think!

Happenings

This Multi-Residential Project Is Asia Pacific’s Best In 2018: And Here’s Why!

Multi-residential design responds to our growing population and dwindling real estate stock. Approaching this difficult reality, here are the best examples.

Design Hunters

Pana Barbounis And His Passion For Chocolate-Based Entrepreneurship

Life imitates art in Melbourne, guess which film inspired the sequence of events that led to the creations of Pana Barbounis wildly successful chocolate business.

INDE Awards Timeline

Can You Guess What Was Voted As The Best Living Space In 2018?

From 400 entries down to one, here is the best living space in Asia Pacific according to an international jury of design and architecture greats.

Approaching ‘Future Architecture’: The Best Buildings Of Asia Pacific In 2018

The Building award is granted to a project that facilitates architecture of the future and its ability to respond to place-specific, cultural needs.

This Design Studio Has Been Recognised As The Best In The Region By Our Industry’s Leaders

Meet Asia Pacific’s leading design studios, as recognised by the top experts of the region’s architecture and design. These visionary teams inspire us all!

It’s Made Of Material Waste But Declared The Best Design Object Of 2018

What makes a design object an instant icon? So asked our INDE.Awards jury, and they’ve found one that stands above the rest. It’s not what you think!

From our Friends

Design Cues From The Nature And Timber That Surrounds

Amongst breathtaking coastal bushlands of Tasmania, the RACT Freycinet Lodge Coastal Pavilions offer an immersive experience equally of nature and architecture.

The 2018 National Design Award For Product Design Goes To Blu Dot

The time is now and the price is right. Having just been awarded the 2018 National Design Award for Product Design by Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, for their excellence in modern design, Blu Dot runs their annual sale with 20 per cent of the entire range.

The Power Of Place And The Products That Elevate A Design Concept

Given a World Heritage Site as the starting point for a residential project, as an architect why wouldn’t you take inspiration from your surrounds? Tasmanian timber is the hero of this Tasmanian project.

Elevated Luxury In The Kitchen

As tools for everyday living, Sub-Zero Wolf brings an elevated luxury to the kitchen. With elegance, quality craftsmanship and bespoke detailing, Sub Zero Wolf’s range of refrigeration and cooking appliances are all made to the exacting standards built into its long-running legacy.

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From The Archive

Design Hunters

Foomann Architects: Spaces That Feel Good

Behind Melbourne-based studio Foomann Architects are Jo and Jamie. We find out what connects their work and what’s in store for the future of design.

Architecture

Pitch Perfect On A Streetscape In Singapore

At the hands of HYLA Architects and in the words of Yvonne Xu, Siglap Plain in Singapore’s east stands out as a beautiful construct that balances the need for connection and privacy.

Design Hunters

Nood Co: Colourful Concrete Products That Don’t Weigh A Tonne

The new era of concrete furniture and homewares has landed with the arrival of Nood Co.

Architecture

Radiator House By Hiroshi Nakamura Architects

Renowned for their abundant use of wood and nature-focussed designs, Hiroshi Nakamura Architects have created a private home with a steel exterior and an all-wood, contrasting interior in Ichikawa, in Tokyo’s neighbouring Chiba Prefecture.

Happenings

The Deerubbin Architecture Weekend Is Back For 2018

Architecture Foundation Australia’s Deerubbin weekend is returning in 2018, with an eye towards how we design for DenCITY + CommUNITY.

Architecture

Atelier About Architecture Reject Ornamentation

Atelier About Architecture enlist the help of Tsinghua University to construct a house in icy Beijing, China, that adheres to passive heating despite the unforgiving climate.

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