Working collaboratively, an architect and her interior designer client, have created a gallery-like extension that celebrates form and light.
There’s something quite special about an architect’s own home. It’s an opportunity to explore ideas and push a few boundaries, which was certainly the case with architect Andrew Child’s own home in Fitzroy, Melbourne.
Sometimes a project stands out not just for its aesthetics, but for the stories in its creation. This was certainly the case for Same Same but Different House, a unique residence brought to life by Maytree Studios.
Taking inspiration from their client’s Mexican heritage, Splinter Society’s design for Casa Victoria is an exploration of design ideas that sit well within the ideals of traditional Mexican architecture. It also sits well within the aesthetics of contemporary Mexican architecture, where materiality, brutalist form and natural light are paramount.
Renovating a 20-year-old house in Bangkok, Design in Motion has balanced privacy with openness to create a versatile and functional home defined by an elegant internal courtyard.
Conflating farmhouse simplicity with a contemporary interpretation of materiality, texture and light, Richards Stanisich’s design for this home in Armidale in rural NSW is nuanced, fresh, textural and ethereally charming.
Like many Australians, Gary Chard was seduced by life abroad. The event activation designer now calls Mallorca, Spain home, but the tropical similarities to Aussie life are abundant.
While looking out towards a stunning view is highly desired for many, not every residence has an outside view to capture. But that doesn’t have to be a bad thing – with clever architecture and a quiet sense of peace, these homes show that the best view is sometimes inside.