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.

 

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Architecture

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.

Poepke Boutique Gets A MAKE Creative Makeover

When Nicola Lie asked MAKE Creative to give her boutique, Poepke, a redesign and refresh the cross-disciplinary design duo, Antonia Pesenti and Patricia Bondin were thrilled to be a part of the transformation.

What Happens When An Architect Is Given Free Rein?

Very conservatively speaking, any architect would have at least one experience where they are yearning to try something – an unconventional layout, a modified detail, even a new material – only to be firmly told ‘no’ by their client.

HouseLab And Killing Matt Woods Re-Imagine Apartment Living

The multi-residential building game has long been a developer-driven one. One where the notion of a building as a commodity reigns supreme, and design-thinking, sustainability and end-user needs are more like an afterthought than guiding principles.

A Coastal Retreat In Byron Bay

The serenity of New South Wales’ Byron Bay is difficult to ignore – and for Mac Design Studio, this presented an opportunity for residential gold.

Return To Satellite Island

I first heard about Satellite Island in 2014 in what seemed like whispers. A rugged and remote island which lies unspoilt off the southern Tasmanian mainland. I had bought a one way ticket to Tasmania to really immerse myself in the search for authentic Australian homes for my book I was shooting, Shelter.