An unliveable, deceased estate in Melbourne’s Alphington has been transformed into a timber box-like family home, revealing a journey of layers upon layers by architect Walter&Walter.
Adaptive reuse and respective restoration was the name of the game when it came to Neri & Hu’s brief for the recently re-opened Tsingpu Yangzhou Retreat in China.
Mother Nature is the world’s best designer – a truth which local Indonesian architect Tamara Wibowo embraced in her latest residential gem in the city of Semarang.
How can living with nature be a seamless, problem-free experience? Formwerkz Architects demonstrates this with the Verandah House where the humble terrace plays the main part in uniting indoor and outdoor.
At the hands of HYLA Architects and in the words of Yvonne Xu, Siglap Plain in Singapore’s east stands out as a beautiful construct that balances the need for connection and privacy.
Acting as mediators and design catalysts, these small scale residential buildings make sense of desires for domesticity and engage with the realities of the densification of our suburban environment through thoughtful urban responses.