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To Downsize Is Not To Downgrade

Australian-owned developer, Central Element, proves that downsizing need not mean a compromise on quality finishes, fixtures and fittings with its latest boutique development, Mera by PBD Architects.

A Home built around Gatherings and a Rain Tree

The relationship between nature and architecture is clear in this project by ONG&ONG. As well as a sense of natural tactility in the materials, the family home in Singapore has been designed around a ‘colossal’ pre-war Rain Tree that existed on the site.

Feeling Right at Home in a Restaurant

ME Architects’ multi-awarded restaurant Gauge offers a calm retreat from South Brisbane’s busy Grey Street. Leanne Amodeo talks to architect Matthew Eagle about the elegant yet unpretentious fit-out.

Hotel Meets Home in the Lahinch House

From the first meeting with clients Angie and Vic, and their Dalmatian Pirate, the brief was always to create a dramatic statement with the design. An impression of awe upon entering was the main goal for the Lahinch House. The house was conceived with a focus on entertaining guests; a space the owners could regularly […]

Reinventing an Inter-war Heritage Home

Renovating a heritage home is never an easy task, particularly when the house has a rich aesthetic and history of being an inter-war period home. Tasked with reimagining the residence as a contemporary, multi-generational home, Lai Cheong Brown took the challenge head on.

The Hearth is the Heart of the Home

EcoSmart Fire’s fireplaces are groundbreaking, environmentally-friendly alternatives to the fireplace of yore – with a sleek aesthetic that gives you all the charm of the old-fashioned fireplace combined with modern practicality.