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What Happens When An Architect Is Given Free Rein?

Very conservatively speaking, any architect would have at least one experience where they are yearning to try something – an unconventional layout, a modified detail, even a new material – only to be firmly told ‘no’ by their client.

Celebrating Space and Landscape Integration in Singapore

See Through House, designed by Singapore Architecture Design Company Wallflower Architecture + Design, inadvertently showcases environmental conservation efforts in architecture by way of protected Tembusu trees found on site.

Reinventing an Inter-war Heritage Home

Renovating a heritage home is never an easy task, particularly when the house has a rich aesthetic and history of being an inter-war period home. Tasked with reimagining the residence as a contemporary, multi-generational home, Lai Cheong Brown took the challenge head on.

Expanding Melbourne’s Suburban Typology

Architecture firm DKO teamed up with property developer Milieu to create a series of townhouses in Melbourne’s Preston with the aim of creating boutique architecturally designed homes for the growing suburb.

How to Make the Most of a Small Footprint

A young couple expecting to start a family had bought a small plot of land in Melbourne’s busy Prahran, presenting a challenge of how to make the most of an intimate space.

Finding the Marriage Between Indoors and Out

A handshake with the past; a composition of concrete, steel and glass – this residential build in Freeman’s Bay, Auckland strikes a unique balance between the indoors and out.

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.