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

 

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Architecture has the ability to influence and enhance the way in which we live. Here, find a series of outstanding residential architecture and home design from the region: Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific.

Coastal Comfort In Brighton House

Brighton House by Rob Kennon Architects is a beach house that avoids coastal clichés in favour of streamlined place-making and robust detailing.

A House That Opens On Three Sides

Fuseika House, designed by T-Square Design Associate, is closely connected to its environment and enlivened by the sunlight, breeze and rain.

Two Houses Become One

To find a terrace house any larger than small is a hard task, to find two side-by-side is harder still. But the clients of Rae House by Austin Maynard Architects had just such luck.

Dan Gayfer Design Reimagines A Dairy

Dan Gayfer and his clients were passionate about integrating a 125-year-old former dairy at the rear of their Footscray property into their house’s new extension.

4 Standout Staircases That Took Us To A Whole New Level

These staircases break notably from their traditional use as a humble transitional vehicle. Their form, material use, colour palette and physical presence, has allowed them to become one of the most prominent design features of the houses within which they reside.

5 Heritage Houses Made New Again

What was old is new again in these five outstanding examples of heritage restoration projects that respond to residents’ modern needs while respecting the history of the site.