Being an architect is not being a star. Being an architect is helping to change the world. Yann Follain of WY+TO focuses on changing lives through design.
Once, Koichi Takada was the student and Kengo Kuma, the master. Now, a new Sydney development has given them opportunity to level the playing the field.
In case you missed it – though we’re not sure how you could have – Sydneysiders and the design community have vehemently rallied in support of Louise Herron, CEO of the Sydney Opera House, and her efforts to protect the integrity of Australia’s most iconic piece of architecture.
Why is it important for local media to work together in support of local architecture and design? Habitus chats to Rose Onans, editor at The Local Project, about the newly unveiled Habitus House of the Year Initiative.
“Our role as long-term creative partners is to adapt to – and forecast – our clients changing needs,” says architect Kelvin Ho on the relaunch of his design studio, Akin Atelier.
Julia Busuttil Nishimura has inspired a dedicated legion of home cooks through her blog, Ostro. The Melbourne-based cuisine queen welcomes us into her characterful kitchen.
In Sydney earlier this year, Habitus chats to the head of design at Airbnb about the design of a company that continues to innovate – and disrupt – the hotel industry as it sinks its teeth into the design industry, too.
Clinton Cole thinks that the architecture industry has fundamentally twisted priorities. Habitus talks true sustainability with the principal of architecture and construction firm CPlusC.
Bill Granger’s particular brand of relaxed, casual dining is even more popular today than when he opened his first restaurant 25 years ago.
Time spent on construction sites familiarised Scottish-born Steven John Clark, A.K.A. Den Holm, with Aussie idioms just as much as it did with the homes Australians are building, how we’re filling them and what we’re missing.
Heralded in the industry as one of the finest designers in his field, having recently completed the renovation of his own home Jonathan Richards shares his thoughts on his work and how it has influenced his personal style.