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Habitus House of the Year

These Houses Wholly Embrace The Power Of Place

Harnessing the power of place is to architecture what self-actualisation is to us people. Let’s take a moment to admire these exemplars of self-actualised architecture, uncovered in our hunt for Habitus House of the Year 2020.

5 Façades That Are Not Just A Pretty Face

From perforated metal screening to veils of bamboo, these five houses from Habitus House of the Year 2020 feature façades that are beautifully intricate with intellect to boot.

Important Qualities For A House

In light of the long-awaited launch of the Habitus House of the Year 2020 programme, we speak to architect Howard Tanner – on our jury since 2018 – about the qualities in residential architecture he feels are important.

The First Word From Habitus #49

It’s officially here! The annual Habitus House of the Year special edition is on sale now. The Jury has been tasked with their independent judging, and public voting for the People’s Choice Award is open. Which will be the winning projects this year?

Binary Wood House

This house in Thailand’s north east offers timeless living in perfect harmony with its environment.

Bamboo Veil House

A sustainable, modern tropical home suggests openness and connection. But what if you also want privacy? This house reconciles the two.

Shade House

In frenetic Bangkok, this house stays connected to the city while providing an oasis of cool green respite.

Upside Down Akubra House

This off-grid residence in a remote rural area of north-west New South Wales celebrates 360-degree views while maintaining passive design principles.