Designed to respond to the diurnal rhythm of sunrise and sunset, this house floats immaterially above the ground.
In Thai, the word ‘baan’ simply means ‘home’ – a clue to what the architects set out to achieve with this project.
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.
As though on a magic carpet, this boxy house has successfully soared to great heights, creating unexpected amenity for an extended family.
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.
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.
Designed by a notable architect, this house fell upon bad times only to be restored to its former dignity.
The challenge here was how to sustain traditional family life and cope with a tropical climate within a very contemporary 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.
With this house, context, scale, materiality and function all come together to create an endlessly fascinating family home.
The clients and designers merged during the evolution of this house, much as the different spaces within the house itself continually merge and separate.
In arguably the most beautiful landscape in New Zealand, this new family home is shaped by its environment.
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.
Japanese modernism meets New Zealand construction to create a sensitive and fine-grained coastal home.
Singapore is not always known for its restraint when it comes to residential design, but this house illustrates the truism that less is more.
Once an improvised shack with minimal amenities, this contemporary beach house has become an opportunity for place-making.
A tired villa is revitalised as a modern home with all the architectural heritage of its location.
This exercise in reconciling heritage with contemporary needs has seen a humble worker’s cottage given new life.
Scandinavian design brand Muuto has embraced the new year with the release of furniture, lighting, and accessories design collaborations with Earnest Studio and Thomas Bentzen.
London-based designer and creative spirit, Adam Nathaniel Furman, has harnessed the subversive, affirmative and joyous powers of cuteness and the unexpectedly queer to bring us the PHaB chairs.
In Cremorne, Victoria, a Melbourne Townhouse redevelopment reveals the splendour of the built form.
The beginning of a new year comes hand in hand with a new set of trends, each destined to either fizzle or flourish. The way we see it, these six 2020 interior design trends are here to stay.