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.
With this house, context, scale, materiality and function all come together to create an endlessly fascinating family home.
A ten-minute ferry trip takes you from one world to a place and a house where life moves to a slower and more enriching rhythm.
Japanese modernism meets New Zealand construction to create a sensitive and fine-grained coastal home.
A tired villa is revitalised as a modern home with all the architectural heritage of its location.
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 challenge here was how to sustain traditional family life and cope with a tropical climate within a very contemporary home.
This exercise in reconciling heritage with contemporary needs has seen a humble worker’s cottage given new life.
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.
Designed by a notable architect, this house fell upon bad times only to be restored to its former dignity.
Once an improvised shack with minimal amenities, this contemporary beach house has become an opportunity for place-making.
As though on a magic carpet, this boxy house has successfully soared to great heights, creating unexpected amenity for an extended family.
The clients and designers merged during the evolution of this house, much as the different spaces within the house itself continually merge and separate.
Singapore is not always known for its restraint when it comes to residential design, but this house illustrates the truism that less is more.
Designed to respond to the diurnal rhythm of sunrise and sunset, this house floats immaterially above the ground.
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.
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.
Borrowing from traditional Javanese architecture, then tweaking it ten degrees, creates an exceptional indoor–outdoor experience in this family home.
In arguably the most beautiful landscape in New Zealand, this new family home is shaped by its environment.
Designed in collaboration with British industrial designer, Benjamin Hubert, the Beosound Balance by Bang & Olufsen is design poetry, in the form of a smart speaker.
There was never a shortage of reasons to love polished concrete, but for good measure, here’s one more: Concrete Nation.
The elegance and charm of a freestanding bathtub can totally complete the look of a bathroom; adding a unique touch of style and eye-catching opulence.