sustainability

June 22, 2022

Designing for life

From Irving Smith Architects comes a house inspired by the form of a feather and designed for the ever-changing lifestyle of a family. Through fine detail and great thought, Feather House is a stand out, bespoke in every way to sustainably support its residents both now and in the future.

June 16, 2022

Floating forms

Art and architecture come together in ‘The Arc’, a new structure at Green School in Bali, which is literally ‘out of the box’.

May 11, 2022

Clare Cousins and Great Dane in conversation

How does sustainability and materiality play a role in the design of our homes and the furniture we choose? Melbourne architect Clare Cousins and Great Dane founder Anton Assaad discover their similar outlooks to design, all with the new Ilse Sofa taking centre stage.

April 13, 2022

A call to nature

Weaving through the Grampians (Gariwerd) wilderness is a series of hiking camps and cabins that blend with the pristine natural beauty around them.

February 18, 2022

The ethics of good design with King

Just as design speaks to us through light, colour, form and textures, the question of design ethics is increasingly coming into the conversation. Asking and answering those questions is an important part of the process, according to leading designers.

January 2, 2022

An “aqueous” home fused with sustainability

An experimental “aqueous” concrete façade curves fluidly around Brush House, a Melbourne family home designed by Leeton Pointon Architects.

December 8, 2021

The Habitus House of the Year Video Series

Tune into our limited video series, taking a deep dive into the themes from the biggest issue of the year – the Habitus House of the Year special edition.

November 3, 2021

What is Biophilia and Why is it Important?

In this essay, MK Leung, Director of Sustainable Design at Ronald Lu & Partners, explains what biophilic design is and how it is shaping our homes and apartments.

October 25, 2021

Solving Problems Through Design

The DesignSingapore Council has released an initiative showcasing cross-disciplinary design solutions addressing sustainability as part of the Good Design Research program.

October 18, 2021

Reawakening the Senses

The Embassy is a retail experience that activates every sense where found and repurposed ephemera meet with natural materials – all while exquisite Australian native aromas waft throughout.

October 14, 2021

What Does a New Green Mean to you?

It’s out! The first episode of the Habitus House of the Year video series is now live, and in this completely new editorial format, we unpack sustainability – questioning how it influences the way we live.

October 7, 2021

Revisiting the Upside Down Akubra House

With the biggest issue of Habitus – the House of the Year Special Edition – about to hit shelves, we look back at last year’s winner to find out how the owners of this off-grid home have settled in.