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Habitus is a movement for living in design. We’re an intelligent community of original thinkers in constant search of native uniqueness in our region.

 

From our base in Australia, we strive to capture the best edit, curating the stories behind the stories for authentic and expressive living.

 

Habitusliving.com explores the best residential architecture and design in Australia and Asia Pacific.

 

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Habitus Living is at the forefront of the Australasian architecture and design industry, charting the interests, accomplishments, hypocrisies, crises, and comings and goings of our community.

What Does a New Green Mean to you?

It’s out! The first episode of the Habitus House of the Year video series is now live, and in this completely new editorial format, we unpack sustainability – questioning how it influences the way we live.

Gwen Tan on how a Home Should Celebrate Life

Gwen Tan is an architect with an illustrious career, designing homes that not only make a statement in their manipulation of form, but also in the way they respond to the owners, “adapting and evolving” over time.

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.

Hardware Done Differently

Enduring style, high-quality materials and authentic design above all else. Habitus sits down with Spiggy founder Colin Wright, discussing how the unique hardware and handle provider came to be.

Power to the People

Criena Gehrke is right at home as CEO of the Gold Coast’s Home of the Arts where she leads with a human-centred, democratic approach.

Arches Are Crime

Jamileh Jahangiri, a Senior Architect at Cox, muses on the oversaturation of arches in architecture and interior design in recent years.

A Handcrafted Approach

We sit down with Andre Fu, a leader in creating bespoke projects defined by a seamless alignment of cultural and design sensibilities.

A Journey To Find Her Voice

For Malaysian artist Chong Siew Ying the siren call of Paris proved to be not just irresistible, but also transformative.

When Life And Design Collide

We chat with partners in life and work – Garth Elliott and Alyssa Sheldrake – and hear about the early days of ZETR, juggling a fledgling business and a new family, to breaking into the design industry with a unique product.

Designing A Liveable World On Short Notice With Koichi Takada

Beyond its beautifying powers, Koichi Takada believes architecture has a responsibility to perform – with consciousness and ambitiously so. His recent Urban Forest and Sunflower House projects are an open invitation for architects to align with these goals, and exceed them too.