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.

May 31, 2023

Tim Ross is collecting stories for a new television design legacy

The first series of Designing a Legacy aired in 2020 and self-proclaimed design nerd, Tim Ross, is back with a two-part series on ABC. It’s a chance to bring important architectural issues to a national broadcasting audience.

May 31, 2023

A home that opens up to its tropical, riverside location

A once dilapidated dwelling on the Noosa River emerges anew, reborn through the creative efforts of Kelder Architects.

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Integrated kitchen innovation

Monolith from Liebherr is the pinnacle of built-in refrigeration, combining streamlined design with state-of-the-art technology.

May 29, 2023

Screen House is a process of subtraction

When less is more, the detailing has to be both beautiful and precise, but keeping a footprint small is an achievable goal when your client is on board.

May 22, 2023

Lightly Weighted House turns its back on a northern aspect to craft a softer interior experience

Located at the bottom of the site with access down a long hill, Lightly Weighted House presented the designer Oli Booth with “an interesting opportunity to test out new ideas. And consider how to start fresh on the site.”

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New pop-up store celebrates an exciting relaunch for beloved Australian brand

Catapult Design has championed local manufacturing and Australian design since 2013. Now, it’s time for the name to reflect the identity. Introducing: Australian design & Co.

May 17, 2023

Sam Crawford Architects crafts contemporary residences that respect heritage

Sam Crawford Architects leads the way in designing homes that pay tribute to heritage but bring the very best of contemporary living to the fore.

May 15, 2023

Embracing the slow life

Poetically named the ‘House of Wind’, this terrace house by Chalk Architects embraces light and nature within the living spaces.

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Evolving Axolotl: Unique solutions crafted with care

The story of Axolotl begins in 1995 with the launch of a modest range of semi-precious architectural finishes. Since then, Axolotl has become a crucial part of Australia’s design ecosystem – supporting Australian creatives with quality, innovative solutions.