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Moving From a Spacious Property to a City Apartment

The owner of a joinery company who had previously lived on an expansive 5-acre property surrounded by ample farmland made the decision to move his family into the heart of Sydney city, and into a significantly smaller 3 bedroom apartment.

The Arthur and Tyrian Apartments Are Fit for Royalty

The idea of living like royalty was a core element in the design of Hallmarc’s Arthur and Tyrian Apartments, with the apartments named after Prince Arthur, the Duke of Connaught and Strathearn and the son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert referencing this.

Playing With a Darker Palette

Architology introduces quiet drama to a family apartment home while fulfilling the objective to create both a family home and a master suite for two. Yvonne Xu writes.

A Luxury Apartment in Brisbane’s Newstead

Newstead has historically been a Brisbane precinct filled with warehouses in a prime inner-city location, and the new Lumira Apartments strike a careful balance of luxury living while honouring the industrial aesthetic.

Redesigning for Communal Living

In downtown Tokyo, a renovated apartment designed by Masatoshi Hirai Architects Atelier features an open living space for a family of four to spend more time together. Joanna Kawecki writes.

Remaking Sydney’s Iconic Golf House

Tucked away in Surry Hills, Sharpie’s Golf House has stood as a last vestige of the Sydney suburb’s industrial legacy. Now, PTI Architecture collaborates with fashion designer Collette Dinnigan to turn Golf House into a modern luxury residence.

Glamour, Colour and Joy in Glenferrie

This spacious apartment in Glenferrie celebrates early 80s glamour and the suburb’s tennis culture. Habitus Living Digital Editor, Ashley Tucker chats to Monique Woodward, architect at WoodWoodWard Architecture about these design influences, and some of the interior design solutions employed that make it a colourful and joyful space to live in.