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Conversation Starter – The Hello House

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.

A Design informed by New Zealand History: Davis Bure house

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.

Seaside Plywood Shack

An exercise in restraint, ITN Architects’ Great Ocean Road House demonstrates how applying a light touch to a magnificent setting can produce the finest results.