There’s no denying that Karen McCartney knows an outstanding piece of residential architecture when she sees one. And it’s not always the biggest, nor the newest.
From humble beginnings as a furnishing textiles salesman, David Clark has carved himself out a career in the residential design scene that is as lengthy as it is admirably diverse.
Architect Howard Tanner returns to the Habitus House of the Year 2019 jury and this year he’s looking forward seeing sculptural forms, honest connections to surrounding landscapes, and houses that feel lived in.
Architect and design advocate Shelley Penn joins the 2019 Habitus House of the Year Jury and she’s not interested in bells and whistles. Rather, it’s working through fundamental design challenges and optimising the results.
If you can’t believe 12 months has passed since we announced the Habitus House of the Year 2018 – neither can we. In this short period the Habitus team has amassed another 20 residences from the recent 18 months and we’re about to show you what we’ve unearthed.
The year may be fast getting away from us but one thing that’s unforgettable on our radar is Habitus House of the Year. As we round out our 20 best examples of how people live through architecture and design across the Region, here’s a heads up on what you can expect.
Robert Warner is the general manager for Gaggenau in Australia. As a partner of Habitus House of the Year: People’s Choice, we spoke to Rob about the initiative, what it offers the industry, and why Gaggenau had to be involved.
The inaugural Habitus House of the Year 2018 was a great success. It broke new ground with the editors’ pick of the best homes from across our region, from S-E Asia to New Zealand and Australia.
Enjoy a rare insight into the goings on, passionate discussions and heated debates that lead us to our Habitus House of the Year 2018 winners!
In 2018, design lovers across the Asia Pacific were invited to vote in Habitus’ House of the Year People’s Choice award, with the winner taking home a world-class designer package.