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Elana Castle

Elana Castle

Elana Castle is an architect, writer and photographer. She has spent her time traveling and working across the globe with stints in New York City, Cape Town, Sydney and currently resides once more in New York City. In 2009, she established STUDIO e* as a framework for her architecture, writing and photography and in 2012 she went on to co-found Castle + Beatty, an architecture and interiors photography business with an editorial edge.

Stories By Elana

Mim Fanning Reflects on 21 Years of Practice

In celebration of 21 years as one of Australia’s most celebrated interior and architecture practices, we sit down with Mim Design founder, Mim Fanning and explore her illustrious career – and showcase her new book Works.

A Downsizer’s Dream

Located in Wagstaffe, this modest empty-nester abode backs onto Brisbane Water and a national park.

Managing The Micro

Nestled amoung a potpourri of materials, textures and colours, this ultra-compact home exceeds the standard for micro place-making.

A Monochrome Monolith

Kyneton House offered Moloney Architects the chance to build a modern home without heritage constraints in the historic town.

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.