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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.

Chasing A Better Outlook

Two rounds of ill-conceived renovations to this workers cottage in Balmain amounted to a big job for Nick Bell Architects in this alterations and additions project.

Reviving The Joy Of 1950s Modernism

Refurbished by Richards Stanisich, this house reflects the client’s love of mid-century modern and the cool, understated style of Harry Seidler’s architecture.

A Case For Concrete

The residents of Danny’s House were eager to have a house that challenged convention and offered a resilient counterpoint to the ephemeral nature of the Queenslander.

The Art Of Homemaking

Terrace houses don’t need to be forbidding dark tunnels, as this light- and art-filled continuous space in Sydney’s Paddington demonstrates.

This Sustainable House Puts Comfort First

In Melbourne’s leafy eastern suburb of Blackburn, Clare Cousins Architects has designed a remarkable home that speaks to the beauty of its natural surrounds while also touching the environment as lightly as possible.

Where Horses And Humans Freely Co-Exist

This house and horse pavilion, designed by Allen Jack + Cottier, has given a herd of wild brumbies freedom and choice and the opportunity to express their wildness.

Celebrating the Beach Hut

In an era when the traditional informal beach retreat has given way to McMansions, Peter Stutchbury re-invents the beach hut of old on the south coast of New South Wales.