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.
Striated House by Sri Lanka’s Palinda Kannangara Architects embraces natural elements for sustainable cooling and clever privacy measures to make this tropical Colombo residence a secluded retreat.
Recent years have seen a major uptake of Cross Laminated Timber in residential projects, and the material is making waves because of its durability, beauty and sustainable nature.
A row of compact, breezy and light-filled homes have been developed by Luwist Spatial in Indonesia to help young people who “could barely afford to buy their own houses” enter the market.
Some dwellers seek the kind of privacy that requires high fences, demarcating their property from their neighbours. The vision for Dover Townhouses was to do just the opposite.
Driven to make architecturally designed and sustainable homes more accessible and affordable, Tribe Studio Architects has developed a single level prototype kit-home.
Drawing on notable experience delivering highly customised residential spaces, YSG has created a detailed project of rich, natural colours and high tactility that culminates as a sculptural and artisanal home.
In a design revival, the claustrophobic layout of this federation-era home has given way to refreshingly open spaces and natural connections.
Williams Burton Leopardi’s clear vision and restraint complete the heritage intended for the home, crafting openings to engage with nature and reinforce a rhythm in the process.
While jetting off to tropical resorts and spas across South East Asia might not be as easy as it once was, a sense of escape can still be found in one’s bathroom, as Stephen Crafti reports.
Through fusing restraint and a honed eye, Williams Burton Leopardi rearticulates a confused 1990s home to engage with its intended Modernist principles, while opening embracing its enviable view.