We look at five contemporary Australian homes that have been inspired by the country’s traditional architectural language.
Elements of a traditional Indian fine dining restaurant have been given a contemporary twist. The resulting restaurant is right at home in the culinary precinct of Gertrude Street, Fitzroy.
When one door closes another one opens. When the AIA bookshop closed in 2017 it gave architect Adam Haddow the idea to open his own. That idea is now manifest in the form of The Architect’s Bookshop.
This home by RT+Q Architects proves that the works of 16th century Venetian architect Andrea Palladio is more than relevant in the design of a modern house in the tropics.
Inspired by historic elements of traditional Singaporean architectural vernacular, this apartment by Goy Architects feels right at home in the present century.
Rattan-lined sideboards (and a striking rattan chandelier), timber counter tops and cement tiles are the hallmark design cues of Aesop’s sixth store in Singapore – ironically designed by a Hong Kong-based studio: MLKK.
Sydney architect Daniel Boddam, care of the very modern Mosman Residence designed and built for a young family of four, showcases the extent to which architecture and design can enhance the way we live.
Amongst breathtaking coastal bushlands of Tasmania, the RACT Freycinet Lodge Coastal Pavilions offer an immersive experience equally of nature and architecture.
Designing for natural light and a focus on bright and airy Scandinavian interiors was a game changer in the renovation of a wanting Victorian era terrace house in Port Melbourne.