About Habitusliving


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.


Learn more


When the bones of a building are pre-existing, the interior architecture becomes of utmost importance. These residential, restaurant and retail spaces show just how far interior design can take a space.

Designing For The Beauty Of Everyday Life

Based on the principal theme of a renowned Korean novel, finding beauty in the ordinary was the essence of local studio Rieuldorang Atelier’s design thinking for the design of Manhwaricano House – a home surrounded by typical Korean countryside scenery.

A Private Family Sanctuary

Carter Williamson Architects transforms a once-claustrophobic medley of spaces into a liveable, light-filled and private family sanctuary.

The Shape Of Design

A newly completed residence by Axon Homes stands out from its neighbours in Mount Claremont, Perth, for its geometric architecture.

Is This Melbourne’s Tiniest Café?

Hidden down one of the city’s most famous laneways, Tulip Coffee by CoLAB Design Studio has just enough room for you, your coffee date, and your third wheel.

Exotic Infill

This new house by Matt Gibson Architecture + Design takes a residential model more familiar in Asia and Europe and adapts it for an urban infill site in Melbourne.

An Architectural Disappearing Act

Japan’s Jingshan Hotel removes the artifice from architecture. Instead of elevating the building itself, Continuation Studio contrived an architectural disappearing act that brings visitors face-to-face with nature.

A Focus On Flexibility

Architects Kohei Yukawa and Hiroto Kawaguchi design a contemporary home that celebrates the relationship between family and nature in Kyoto, Japan.

When Nature Informs Design

In this multi-generational house by architects RT+Q in Singapore, thematic gardens help to organise the building forms and spaces as well as reflect the architectural concepts and design details within the home.