In Thai, the word ‘baan’ simply means ‘home’ – a clue to what the architects set out to achieve with this project.
This exercise in reconciling heritage with contemporary needs has seen a humble worker’s cottage given new life.
Japanese modernism meets New Zealand construction to create a sensitive and fine-grained coastal home.
With this house, context, scale, materiality and function all come together to create an endlessly fascinating family home.
A holiday house for family and friends on Tasmania’s idyllic Bruny Island celebrates the character of the island and offers a total change of pace for the owners.
Once an improvised shack with minimal amenities, this contemporary beach house has become an opportunity for place-making.
Usually, three generations in a house represent a family. But a house can also bring together the past, present and future of a whole community, especially when it is organised like a village.
Singapore is not always known for its restraint when it comes to residential design, but this house illustrates the truism that less is more.
The challenge here was how to sustain traditional family life and cope with a tropical climate within a very contemporary home.
A tired villa is revitalised as a modern home with all the architectural heritage of its location.
In arguably the most beautiful landscape in New Zealand, this new family home is shaped by its environment.
Set in the Southern Alps of New Zealand, Bivvy House alludes to old improvised miners’ huts – like bivouacs – and the quirky geometries of local contours and sightlines.
It wasn’t what they had in mind, but when the now owners stumbled across a former industrial building in inner-suburban Melbourne, they completely re-imagined their plans.
The clients and designers merged during the evolution of this house, much as the different spaces within the house itself continually merge and separate.
Designed to respond to the diurnal rhythm of sunrise and sunset, this house floats immaterially above the ground.
As though on a magic carpet, this boxy house has successfully soared to great heights, creating unexpected amenity for an extended family.
Borrowing from traditional Javanese architecture, then tweaking it ten degrees, creates an exceptional indoor–outdoor experience in this family home.
Retaining the old structure on such a small plot made organising space a challenge – one taken up with enthusiasm by the architects, with some intriguing results.
Designed by a notable architect, this house fell upon bad times only to be restored to its former dignity.
Just as important as the houses our Region’s talented architects create, are the products we put inside them. Here, we’ve highlighted some of our favourite new designs that were recently released.
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