Neither on the beachfront nor in the thick of Brisbane City, Casuarina House by Vokes and Peters is a suburban residence with an unprecedented sense of place.
Designed by LAYAN and The Flaming Beacon, an illuminated façade screen transforms the interior of Light House with ever-changing light and shadows dependent on the seasons and time of day.
If what we saw at the Think Brick Awards in Melbourne last Thursday is anything to go by, brilliant things can – and do – happen when architects and building designers “think brick”.
Sitting comfortably in the local landscape – which includes one of Perth’s few remnant lakes – this contemporary house by CAPA Studio integrates planting and water features to create a harmonious living environment.
Meet Poesia, the latest collection from Brickworks. For many, the inclination towards glass bricks may seem like the return of an old friend – perhaps unrecognisable in such an array of bold colours.