David Barr Architects opens up a heritage-listed Federation house to its spacious, sun-drenched site, transforming it into a modern family residence in the process.
Shifted House by SSD Studio in Sydney’s Bondi Beach is a post-war, semi-detached house turned holiday home that exudes calm while respecting its original character and location.
Bangkok-based design studio SS:AR has reimagined the traditional architectural vernacular of Thailand to create a modern yet modest holiday home in Chiang Mai.
Despite a façade that mimics the traditional form of a house, this Tokyo house by akihisa hirata architecture office plays with new approaches to medium density living.
Creating a home with cooling indoor-outdoor flow is essential in Singapore’s hot, humid climes, as is a lush garden oasis to recline in.
Neil Burley returns to the jury for Habitus House of the Year 2019, and this year, he’s on the lookout for residences that are calm, liveable, and climatically considerate.
Architect Lucy Clemenger borrowed scenery from the neighbouring Victoria Gardens, and the principles of shakkei, to create an inner-city home connected to green landscape.
In its own way, shape, and form, each of these kitchens from the 2019 Habitus House of the Year selection is an intuitive – not to mention beautiful – articulation of its user’s lifestyle and needs.
The architects responsible for these houses within the Habitus House of the Year 2019 selection show a keen attention to detail in form and function when it comes to material selection.
The Masonry is a multi-family residence by stpmj that embodies a playful game of scale amongst the high-density housing of a planned city southeast of Seoul, Korea.