Embodying its local beachside context on the Gold Coast, this alteration and addition reconsiders the suburban status quo.
An apparently faceless building reveals itself as a layered and sculptural home that playfully controls light and shadow.
As British interior design’s star Kelly Hoppen celebrates 40 years in the industry, we step into the place she calls home.
This alteration and addition to an inter-war Queenslander by Vokes and Peters won the 2017 Australian House of the Year award.
This reductive addition to a four-room cottage endeavours to “find the essential” and in doing so, embraces human comfort.
Designed to withstand cyclones, this thoughtful house in regional Australia boasts a high level of detail and craftsmanship.
Michael O’ Sullivan has designed a lofty auditorium for the Māngere branch of the Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga in Auckland.
A city-fringe penthouse apartment has been transformed into a sanctuary from the city and a place to entertain guests.
In Pelorus Sounds, one of New Zealand’s most beautiful locations, sits a stunning home that meanders down the hillside.
This highly crafted addition to an Edwardian home retains the existing building’s dignified formality.
The contemporary reinvention of Russell McVeagh, one of New Zealand’s oldest legal firms, has broken age-old legal hierarchies.
This new home by Chenchow Little is a private sanctuary that maximises the impressive panoramic views to the Pacific Ocean.
This modern cedar-clad cabin reinterprets tradition as it mimics its surroundings, blending with the trees and making a bold statement.
The Smoko Room and Sawmill Brewery sit on a rural setting and take pride in their farming and agricultural surrounds.
Extending ideas about climate-responsive architecture, this new home by Sparks Architects is poetic and emotionally charged.
In 2008, on a steep Wellington site, in an old part of town, Parsonson Architects have designed a clever townhouse.
This home takes on a local rural vernacular, creating an impact in the small wine-making community of Martinborough.
The purity of Japanese architecture is energised by the daily performance of sunlight.
Camille Khouri discovers a multi-disciplinary studio that designed its own home and handcrafted a large portion of its interior.
This cleverly stitched-together, barn-like family home represents the socially conscious ideologies of its designers.
North of Auckland, Herbst Architects produce a sophisticated response to climate and context in this home from 2008.
Designed for a jet-set family, this Monaco apartment strikes a seemingly effortless balance between comfort and style.
This subtly designed family beach house peeks out from behind a large pōhutukawa tree on a busy, beachfront site.
This thoughtful addition relaxes the home’s original formality, brings focus to the garden and offers elements of surprise.
This “open and transparent” addition is tucked neatly behind a weatherboard house in Melbourne’s leafy inner north.
Set among native bushland on the outskirts of Melbourne, this multi-generational home exudes a very urban sophistication.
This horseshoe-shaped house maximises the ocean views on a steep suburban plot in Nelson.
RTA Studio’s dramatic new office/retail/carparking building creates a unique monochromatic precinct just off Ponsonby Road.
A slick holiday home in Nelson is luring its Singapore-based owners into making it their permanent abode.
Robust, tactile and honest, the design of this new house in Victoria responds instinctively to its setting.