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Passive Design

Rising sun

Designed to embrace the tropics, this architect’s home in Ubud, Bali reinterprets traditional ‘long houses’ as it emerges from the jungle.

Layered up

An efficient interior meets a layered façade of custom-designed breeze blocks and trees on this A-frame home in Semarang, Indonesia, designed by Tamara Wibowo Architects.

Green In More Ways Than One

When a couple from the sustainability sector approached Drawing Room Architecture to extend their home, there were a few challenges immediately facing the renovation.

Small Plan, Big Impact

Perched atop the windy hillside of Wellington, the impressive form of X-Marks House belies a deceptively compact floor plan.

Powerfully Passive

A memorable yet unassuming façade and material palette from MRTN Architects belies very considered, thoughtful architecture designed for a family of five.

Peekaboo, We See You

Behind a modest Californian Bungalow in Victoria, a contemporary extension by Native Design Workshop is barely visible.