These six duplex developments demonstrate that liveability, natural light and stand-out street appeal needn’t be sacrificed for space or yield.
When one door closes another one opens. When the AIA bookshop closed in 2017 it gave architect Adam Haddow the idea to open his own. That idea is now manifest in the form of The Architect’s Bookshop.
A tight triangular block and a hundred year old adjacent brick drain are tricky design challenges for any home – but as Molecule Studio proved with the Triangle House, they’re also design opportunities.
Some architects choose to view site constraints such as size, orientation, rigid briefs and budgets as welcome challenges. Here are Habitus’ favourites from the year that was.
These 5 feats of residential architecture we’ve covered on Habitus Living have stayed with us because they convey so much more than a simple meeting of brief; but a personal connection and deeper understanding between architect and client.
Join us as we reflect on the residential projects covered in 2018 that display a genuine connection to the coastal site upon which they sit, using architecture and design to complement nature’s finest work – rather than compete with it.
The final issue for 2018, the Trailblazers issue, will be on sale Thursday 13 December. To celebrate, Habitus teamed up with Living Edge at the Vitra Design Museum’s Miniatures Exhibition.
A client brief is overhauled, remnants of an industrial past are salvaged and a remarkable family home is created by Carter Williamson
Enjoy a rare insight into the goings on, passionate discussions and heated debates that lead us to our Habitus House of the Year 2018 winners!