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Hijjas Kasturi Is A Restless Type

Ostensibly retired, Hijjas Kasturi remains a defining figure in Malaysian architecture – for his iconic buildings and for the cultural and environmental philanthropy of he and his Australian wife, Angela.

Sense And Sensitivity

Creative director and designer Thomas Coward’s motivations may have evolved over the years, but his passion for bathroom design hasn’t wavered.

Cushla McFadden’s Place Of Self Expression

Co-founder of interior design practice TomMarkHenry, Cushla McFadden recently went through the motions of being her own client – and found the process a welcome exercise in self-reflection.

A Global Education

Following years abroad, Katie Lockhart returned to New Zealand in the mid 2000s to set up her eponymous interior design practice.

Remembering Ahmad Djuhara

Malaysian architect, Kevin Low, remembers his long friendship with the late Ahmad Djuhara who helped re-think modern South-East Asian architecture.

Dialling In With Seear-Budd Ross

On episode 9 of Dialling In With Habitus, we speak to architects Thomas Seear-Budd and James Ross of Wellington- and Wairarapa-based Seear-Budd Ross Architects.

Dialling In With Vokes And Peters

On episode 7 of Dialling In With Habitus, we speak to Stuart Vokes and Aaron Peters of Brisbane-based Vokes and Peters. Their practice is enriched by a deep and mutual respect for one another that has grown over the years.

Artist Hedy Ritterman In Her Natural Habitat

Art and architecture are beautifully interwoven in this warehouse-style abode in South Yarra. Home of an installation and photographic artist, everything has been curated with an exacting eye.

Dialling In With Koichi Takada

On the 4th episode of Dialling In With Habitus we speak to Koichi Takada, a Sydney-based globally-recognised architect, about the opportunities within architecture presented to us by way of the pandemic.

Dialling In With Melonie Bayl Smith

Episode 2 of our podcast, Dialling In With Habitus, features a conversation with Sydney-based architect and business owner Melonie Bayl Smith of Bijl Architecture.