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.
Given our increasingly frenetic lives, isolation might be the biggest luxury of all, especially when it’s experienced at Lindis Lodge in New Zealand by Architecture Workshop.
Borrowing elements from traditional dwellings, K59 Atelier has designed Tile Roof House to withstand the tropical monsoon climate and contribute to the cultural identity of Ho Chi Minh City.
What is the new Cambodian architecture? Studiogoto’s design for Alila Villas Koh Russey inevitably brings up this discourse in its referencing of cultural elements within a contemporary foil.
A home to escape to while remaining utterly connected to its surrounds, Fitzroy Lane House by Kennedy Nolan presents an island-like dwelling within a rapidly changing streetscape.
Sitting comfortably in the local landscape – which includes one of Perth’s few remnant lakes – this contemporary house by CAPA Studio integrates planting and water features to create a harmonious living environment.