Reflecting on his own journey to create his dream home, writer and design lover Stephen Crafti muses on what makes a ‘good client’ and ultimately what makes a good design outcome.
This substantial home in Bellevue Hill, Sydney, was completed in December 2019, just a few months short of the pandemic that has changed the way we now work.
Art and architecture are beautifully interwoven in this warehouse-style abode in South Yarra. Home of an installation and photographic artist, everything has been curated with an exacting eye.
For a Melbourne couple with two young children, peeling back the layers of ad hoc additions drove this renovation project as much as the desire to create a fine contemporary home.
Born of the perennially popular modernist movement, only to be hijacked by public infrastructure; brutalism is something of an enigma when it comes to residential interiors.
To find a terrace house any larger than small is a hard task, to find two side-by-side is harder still. But the clients of Rae House by Austin Maynard Architects had just such luck.
Our Melbourne-based architecture writer and editor, Stephen Crafti, shares an overview of what Victoria brought to the 2019 selection for Habitus House of the Year.
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.
A couple living separately have joined forces under the one roof, engaging FMD Architects who they both worked with independently for a number of years before this latest renovation.
Haxstead Garden House on the south coast of New South Wales, designed by Tobias Partners, is a fine architectural example of less being considerably more.