The Sustainable House
A simple rebuild with the intention of creating more space for a Melbourne artistic family was turned into a playground of colour and imagination at the hands of Sibling Architecture.
From the big picture of massive visionary urban designs to the minute scale of physical product making, the exceedingly versatile Pan Yi Cheng recounts the genesis of Produce.
We often talk about the ‘architectural language’ of a streetscape, and ponder what buildings ‘say’ about us, but this very special house in Melbourne’s Richmond is literally a conversation starter. Ben Morgan takes a look.
Davis Bure House, sitting high upon a hillside at Whale Bay, Northland, is a thoughtful exploration of New Zealand’s history. Both colonial occupation of the land and the Maori response to that has been into consideration in the design, looking at how those events might be woven together. The distinctive high ceilings in particular are a unique design choice for its location, as Pip Cheshire tells us.