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sustainable design

Habitus #55 hits newsstands this week!

Introducing the latest issue of Habitus – the sustainability issue. From homes rebuilt after the Black Summer Fires to artisans keeping traditional crafts alive, this issue looks at what lies ahead for a greener future.

Two for the price of one

There is a lovely quality to this home – designed by Welsh + Major – that expands a semi-detached house with its own counterpart, and not just because it’s a sensible expansion.

Edge of the alps

Passive house principles defined the form and planning of this architect’s own home and office to achieve maximum energy efficiency within a tight budget.

Planetary boundaries

Designer Kit Willow is blazing a trail with KITX. Her second fashion label – which came into being in 2015 – has a powerful mandate to champion planet conscious fashion for future generations, without sacrificing style and quality.

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.

A flair for fairness

Built on ethical and environmental principles, Tappeti’s unique hand-woven rugs are imbued with beauty.

Earth is the new client

Sarah K says we’re facing a reckoning as consumers. How can design embrace sustainability without erasing itself? The multi-disciplinary designer is on a mission and has more than a few ideas up her sleeve.

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.