This chalet beside a Canadian lake is built for relaxation, socialising and unabashed communion with nature.
Set next to a train line, this house makes the most of its challenging setting to create a private, secure place of retreat.
A new surf club, designed by Wilson & Hill Architects, sits both confidently and modestly on the golden sands of Sumner Beach.
A 100-year-old tree in a former orchard in London gives this house clear design directions.
Camille Khouri ventures to Waiheke Island’s newest winery, Tantalus Estate, and discovers sensory surprises galore.
Theatricality, robustness and confident pride of place make this Waiheke home a true head-turner.
David Mitchell Architects reworks his own inner-Sydney worker’s terrace to create a light-filled home and studio.
Camille Khouri visits the unique Christchurch-based premises of architecture firm Sheppard & Rout.
This sunny guest house is a pared-back and elegant new addition to a family of buildings on the site.
A striking pavilion duo that encourages a connection with the landscape while referencing the heritages of the owners.
A compact but generous home wrapped in cladding salvaged from the small Victorian cottage that was originally on the site.
From a sculptural visitor centre to a sophisticated theatre, these are ArchitectureNow’s top five civic spaces of 2016.
The interior of the 2016 House of the Year at the World Architecture Festival uses chiselled forms to follow the sun.
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This new house in Marrickville, Sydney by David Boyle Architect “feels huge but sits on a relatively small site.”
A new Auckland eatery with its heart in an Italian market and an alternative way of doing things.
This well-planned home near Leigh cleverly deals with a clifftop site where the sun and the view are in opposite directions.
A dilapidated cottage on a narrow block in Sydney has been transformed into a home for “simple, rugged, no-fuss living”.
An interesting model for alterations and additions to a Queensland home that leaves the existing proportions largely intact.
Featuring crisp geometry and rigorous detailing, this lean timber-clad home was designed for sustainability and comfort.
Fearon Hay Architects’ design for a chapel at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Parnell is an elegant and delightful sacred space.
On the merits and elegance of architectural simplicity.
A home by Troppo Architects in northern New South Wales that is “always forest, always beach, always lighthouse.”
A pair of pavilions come together to create a family home that considers privacy, thermal comfort and spatial delight.
Located on a mountainside in a clearing in the São Paulo jungle, this house has its head in the trees and its feet in the undergrowth.
This inner-city Auckland villa has been transformed from a dated character into a classic-minimalist urban retreat.
Trustpower moves with the times, embracing Activity Based Working in the design of its new premises.
In the Bay of Islands, two identical cabins appear to dissolve at either end into their coastal bush setting.
Coy Yiontis creates a steeply pitched contemporary home for a mature couple to enjoy into their retirement.
A home in a former cooking school mixes luxe and casual for a serene domestic recipe.