Elemental House, designed by Ben Callery Architects, is a self-sufficient retreat that also captures spirit of what it means to live off-grid.
Brisbane-based lighting and furniture studio Luxxbox have developed the GOMA chair, designed initially for the Gallery of Modern Art Restaurant, it’s the perfect chair for long lunches and deep conversation.
Using a diverse array of recycled, re-milled and salvaged timbers, Ben Callery Architects have created a thermally efficient and low embodied energy home, which is visually compelling writes Justin Farmer.
With the launch of Wood Melbourne earlier this year and a showroom opening in two weeks time, Oliver MacLatchy is in a local designer and maker we’ll be keeping an eye on. We ask him a few questions to find out what makes him tick – aside from timber.
Oliver MacLatchy is a carpenter, builder, tinkerer and inventor with a massive love for timber. The result of that passion is Wood Melbourne, spouts made from reclaimed wood, designed and crafted by hand in his workshop in Melbourne. Each piece goes through 12 stages to become the beautiful, sustainable fixtures they are. Through a series of images we get to see some of this laborious and careful process.
Working together, working at home, a green or grey outlook, perhaps no outlook at all – everyone has a different solution. Peter Hyatt talks to architects and partners, Michael and Cat Bellemo, about their solution in suburban Melbourne.
Black/white, solid/open, permanent/temporary are some of the contrasts at play in this house on Great Barrier Island in New Zealand. Andrea Stevens meets the architects, Jeff Fearon and Tim Hay to talk about active skins, screening and creating privacy.