As architects attempt to solve complex questions around how our buildings can be more efficient, they increasingly look to natural design elements and the earth’s ecosystems, which have been quietly reinventing themselves since time immemorial.
How can buildings both protect us from our surroundings as well as foster a connection to them? Rooted in their respective environs, these natural landscape design ideas show the way.
Designing for natural light and a focus on bright and airy Scandinavian interiors was a game changer in the renovation of a wanting Victorian era terrace house in Port Melbourne.
Forget cherry blossom motifs, Asia’s cultural principles are influencing modern bathroom designs in far deeper ways. More than ever, designers are looking to the Eastern values of simplicity, balance and connection to nature to create calming retreats in our homes, just when we need it most.
After residencies in London, New York and Singapore, Habitus is proud to help support this groundbreaking event as it takes to Sydney on the 14-15th November, 2017, exploring the rise of the millennial consumer, and the impact for local businesses.