Timber – and building materials in general – have been under pressure from global supply chain issues. What does it mean if you’re building or renovating? Industry experts share insight into the causes and what they predict comes next.
Paris-based designer Valerie Rostaing succeeds in avoiding all the cliches (think: sterile art museum) in favour of a homey residence with artworks by the likes of Picasso and David Hockney.
Who said floorboards can only be used on the floor? Tongue N Groove’s new space by Tobias Partners reinvents the showroom experience with engineered European oak boards up, down and all around.
Fourth generation furniture designer Jon Goulder has made a career out of pushing the envelope with materials and methods – and now, he has created bespoke ‘Innate’ collection for Spence & Lyda, features moody dark tones celebrating the use of Tasmanian Oak and Blackwood.
Amongst breathtaking coastal bushlands of Tasmania, the RACT Freycinet Lodge Coastal Pavilions offer an immersive experience equally of nature and architecture.
Given a World Heritage Site as the starting point for a residential project, as an architect why wouldn’t you take inspiration from your surrounds? Tasmanian timber is the hero of this Tasmanian project.
The relationship between nature and architecture is clear in this project by ONG&ONG. As well as a sense of natural tactility in the materials, the family home in Singapore has been designed around a ‘colossal’ pre-war Rain Tree that existed on the site.
District Eight Design is an office and workshop based in Vietnam that merges design and build. In Habitus issue 26 we meet founder, Australian Darren Chew, to discuss his journey. Here, we enjoy his products, made with careful attention to detail.