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The Joy of Living With Good Design

Kate’s House in St. Kilda, Melbourne, designed by Bower Architecture, demonstrates how a home can be a place of comfort, ease and sheer pleasure. Rebecca Gross writes.

High House: Fluid Design in Fitzroy

Dan Gayfer Design renovated a home that sought to “turn inner city terrace living on its head” in Melbourne’s Fitzroy that focused on “the convenience of inner city living, without compromising on space, function, interaction, flexibility and light.”

When Architects Design Homes for Themselves

FGR Architects’ Feras Raffoul designs his three-storey home in Melbourne’s Maribyrnong, resulting in a luxurious minimalist concrete structure that is primarily composed of cement and glass.

Woollahra’s Orama House

The two halves of this Sydney home – different as they are and separated by over 100 years – share a lot more than a unifying colour scheme.

The T Weekend House

A new weekend home overlooking Japan’s Western Coast invites its owners to slow down and commune with nature. Joanna Kawecki writes.

How to renovate a 1950s suburban gem

This 1950s suburban gem, known as the Breeze Block House, is a light-rich and airy home designed by Architect Prineas that has been reconfigured internally to maximise the feeling of space.

What is a Smart Home?

It sounds great, ‘Smart Home’, but what does it really mean? How can our homes be smarter? How can we live more consciously? Sven Ehmann, creative director at Gestalten in Berlin, gives us his opinion. He suggests we begin by looking at each word individually: ‘smart’ and ‘home’.

Small Space, Big Thinking

An innovative new home from Schulberg Demkiw in Melbourne’s beachside suburb of Elwood strikes a serene balance between openness and privacy.