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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.

A Hidden Oasis

Close to Sydney’s CBD yet paying homage to its leafy surrounds, Hideaway House is an unconventional home that combines luxurious living with rural tranquillity.

A Highly Customised Solution

Only taking up 42 per cent of the site due to stormwater easements, this clever home in Footscray by Mirror Systems is an enigma from the street, and a monochrome delight inside.

Remodelling A Studio And Residence

For more than 15 years, Bourke Street, Surry Hills was home to the Smart Design Studio team, but also William Smart with his residence above the office. The same approach has been applied to an all-new home and work space, taking key learnings from the old. This is Version Two.

A Sanctuary Made For Slow Living

Inspired by the Scandinavian and minimalist design philosophies, Vän Hus Interior Design transformed this resale flat in Singapore into a restful sanctuary.

All Under One Roof

Sutton Residence by VSDO brings together three generations, working against a sloping site to accommodate a single floor level and open views.

Sensitively Retrofitting A Modernist Gem

Originally designed in the 1960s by Keith Cottier of Allen Jack + Cottier, this home in Pymble has been reinvigorated by hungerford+edmunds in collaboration with builder Ballast Point.

A Cabin That Plays With Volumes

The Mushroom is a series of cabins in a Chinese pine forest that draws inspiration from nature with a ballooning mushroom form and expansive panoramic views.

Every House Should Have A Garden Room

An interstitial entry chamber with a definitive mood gives way to an expansive ‘garden room’ in Nic Brunsdon’s artful addition to this heritage cottage in East Fremantle, Perth.