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Paul McGillick

Paul McGillick

Paul McGillick is a prominent, Sydney-based writer and editor in the fields of architecture, art and design. He was formerly Editorial Director at Indesign Media for over 12 years where he edited Indesign magazine (specialising in workplace design) and was founding editor of regional architecture, art and design magazine, Habitus.

Stories By Paul

Hijjas Kasturi Is A Restless Type

Ostensibly retired, Hijjas Kasturi remains a defining figure in Malaysian architecture – for his iconic buildings and for the cultural and environmental philanthropy of he and his Australian wife, Angela.

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.

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.

Considered Density

Part urban infill and part urban heritage protection, this renovation and extension is the second stage of an innovative sub-division project in Perth.

A Home By Any Other Name

Walan Brisbane, a new development on the Brisbane River by architecture studio bureau^proberts, pushes multi-residential typologies into new waters.

A Beach House For All Seasons

This beachside house takes an awkward site and turns it to its advantage to create a comfortably stylish getaway in summer and winter.