The 1890s and 1960s respectfully meet in Nic Owen Architect’s contemporary renovation of a grand old Melbourne manor. Rebecca Gross investigates.
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.
FGR Architects faced a tricky challenge in a home that possessed an Edwardian exterior, but required a contemporary interior. What resulted is a stunningly modern home that pairs past with present through a liberal use of glass.
A century old brick home in Claremont received a modern and breathtaking renovation inspired by Californian architecture, and the need to reconnect with the outdoors.
This week on Habitus Living, we chat to Melbourne-based interior designer Chelsea Hing of namesake practice Chelsea Hing. Chelsea is passionate about residential interiors, and since establishing her own business in 2007 she has worked on both large and small scale residential projects. We ask Chelsea about her thoughts on the kitchen and bathroom, and some of the key design considerations to take into account when embarking on the design of these two important spaces.
We’ve looked at a lot of exciting projects, met numerous Design Hunters and seen some fabulous product over the past month. But these were the stories you liked most. What’s your favourite?
This compact holiday home, nestled into a densely packed pocket of a seaside resort village Whangamata, ‘stands on tiptoe’ to capture ocean views. Georgia Cannon reports.
Collaborating with Ryohin Keikaku, Torafu Architects have designed three separate residential units in very small spaces. Each has distinct style and epitomises flexibility. We speak with Torafu director Suzuno Koichi about how
A quiet and delightful interior takes centre stage in the reworking of this former ‘volume build’ family home by Windust Architects. Annie Reid takes a closer look.