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Habitusliving.com explores the best residential architecture and design in Australia and Asia Pacific.


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Around The World

A unique design language in the Asia Pacific has unfurled. Habitus Living celebrates moments of architectural greatness across the region; be they residential projects, hotels, art galleries and installations, restaurants, retail spaces, bars or cafés.

Designing For The Beauty Of Everyday Life

Based on the principal theme of a renowned Korean novel, finding beauty in the ordinary was the essence of local studio Rieuldorang Atelier’s design thinking for the design of Manhwaricano House – a home surrounded by typical Korean countryside scenery.

A House Made Of Views

The enfolding slatted envelope of Damansara House, by Endeavour Land Sdn Bhd, in Kuala Lumpur means that, even when the screens are closed, the views are still open.

An Architectural Disappearing Act

Japan’s Jingshan Hotel removes the artifice from architecture. Instead of elevating the building itself, Continuation Studio contrived an architectural disappearing act that brings visitors face-to-face with nature.

A Focus On Flexibility

Architects Kohei Yukawa and Hiroto Kawaguchi design a contemporary home that celebrates the relationship between family and nature in Kyoto, Japan.

When Nature Informs Design

In this multi-generational house by architects RT+Q in Singapore, thematic gardens help to organise the building forms and spaces as well as reflect the architectural concepts and design details within the home.

What Does It Take To Create A Wellness Space?

In direct contrast to the density, fast-pace, and artificiality that goes hand-in-hand with urban living, Kostas Chatzigiannis Architecture have endeavored to create a yoga studio in Shanghai, China, offering a serene and tranquil sensory experience.

Film Inspired Design: The Budapest Cafe In China By Biasol

Nestled in the cinematic urban landscape of Chengdu, China, is a blockbuster destination with whimsical character and international appeal. The Budapest Café is inspired by Director Wes Anderson’s distinctive visual style and Melbourne’s signature café culture.

Living On Higher Ground

Fabian Tan recasts the barn as a lofty living space with Knikno House, a two-storey home in Malaysia.