Architecture

A core focus of Habitus Living is showcasing incredible residential architecture. Through our editorial lens, we highlight awe-inspiring residential building design and interiors. Be captivated by architectural house design from around Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific. These are homes carefully selected to illustrate architecture that is clever, ingenious and unexpected.

A Sustainable Beach Home with a Maritime Feel

Justin Buckwell’s first solo foray into residential architecture saw him conceive Pearl Beach House, an…

Reawakening the Senses

The Embassy is a retail experience that activates every sense where found and repurposed ephemera…

Federal House

The Habitus House of the Year

A Warm and Tactile Kitchen

Rather than being tucked away, this warm and cheery kitchen is the pride of the…

Tropical Modernism and Passive Design Combine in Casa de Silva

Designed for a couple who commute daily from Malabe to the centre of Colombo for…

A Lifetime of Enjoyment

Good design continues to deliver in this Alphington residence, thanks to its owners’ discerning kitchen…

Sugi House

The Sustainable House

A Sustainable Home Inspired by Love, Loss and Family

For architect Daniel Moore, designing a house for his parents on an historic block of…

Revisiting the Upside Down Akubra House

With the biggest issue of Habitus – the House of the Year Special Edition –…

Bent Architecture’s Affordable yet Liveable Approach

Designing affordable social housing that considers sustainability is integral to Melbourne-based architecture studio Bent Architecture.

A Special Pocket of Birchgrove

Located in Sydney’s Birchgrove, this period house conceals a contemporary addition by architect Brian Zulaikha,…

Palinda Kannangara Architects Conceives a Secluded Tropical Home

Striated House by Sri Lanka’s Palinda Kannangara Architects embraces natural elements for sustainable cooling and…