Alexis Dornier honours timber and the surf history of Uluwatu in Aperture House, a passively designed building that embodies the architect’s theory of tropical-tectonic design.
Over in India, Java+ café by IKSOI Design Studio manages to feel both dark and moody yet generous in space and atmosphere.
Sydney architect Daniel Boddam, care of the very modern Mosman Residence designed and built for a young family of four, showcases the extent to which architecture and design can enhance the way we live.
An un-used inner-city back yard is reinvented as a Garden room, finding a functional partnership with the house. In this renovation of a late Victorian home, by Welsh+Major, we see the potential for under-utilsed space fully realised in the form of a green sanctuary. Words by Tess Ritchie.