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McGlashan Everist, sensitively updated by Cera Stribley cs-a.com.au Leone Construction, with specialist artisan trades Expectedly, the original architects designed the house so it was oriented to the north and east with landscaping to the west before
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Fine Print
Clients Mers and Ian had a small child and another on the way when they found their redbrick home nestled beside a primary school in a sweet Northcote street lined with lovely trees, grasses and heritage duplexes, built originally as public housing a
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Project 12 Architecture project12architecture.com Frame Works Co frameworks.net.au Inner West Joinery Haydn Barling Landscapes The new addition predominantly faces west. Careful consideration was given to the framing of views from, and solar access t
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Piece by Piece
Scotland Island sits in the midst of Pittwater estuary, one hour’s drive north of Sydney and accessed only by boat. The secluded island is densely forested with spotted gums, angophoras, grey ironbark and grey gum, and it has spectacular views across
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Sam Crawford Architects samcrawfordarchitects.com.au RW Stidwill Constructions The house is set on a slope facing north-west towards Pittwater and the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. A generous roof overhang to the north-west, as well as retractable
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Permaculture Tips
You may be lucky enough to have a European elderberry (also called elderflower) plant in your garden or growing nearby, known botanically as Sambucus nigra. About this time of year, although it can vary according to where you are located, you may see
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Upfront Garden
Basil Bangs is based on Sydney’s Northern Beaches and specialises in outdoor products for all seasons and all tastes. The Premium beach umbrellas are bold, beautiful and sure to turn heads on any shore. basilbangs.com/au The “Bay” plant stand is
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On the Verge
The nature strip, the verge garden, different names in different places, but the land between a private residence and the street is understood in the same way. A bridge between private and personal space, until recently it has been uncontested land.
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Editorial
Recently, we’ve seen more residential architecture that engages with the street, rather than turning away or closing itself off from it. Our cover house does this beautifully; a cyclone fence provides transparency and welcomes street activity. Borrow
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Exotic Gift
The story of the new Arid Garden at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne is anything but dry. A tale of vandals, expeditions to South America boyhood fascinations, shipments of exotic and rare plants that had never been seen before and everything c
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Publisher Tom Bodycomb Editor Tamsin O’Neill Art Director Jenni Draper Assistant Editor Georgia Thomas Sub Editor Georgia Thomas Contributors Kath Dolan • Houses/Gardens Michelle Bailey • Houses/Gardens Rebecca Gross • Houses/Gardens Georgia Tho
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New Chapter
I still have powder-white sand on my feet from my morning swim at the Gold Coast’s Miami Beach as I make my way to Binna Burra Lodge. It’s less than an hour after my dip but it feels like a world away from the coast’s iconic surf beaches and bustling
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Upfront
Cantilever Interiors has done it again with EDIT, its fifth Kitchen System Release. Designed in collaboration with KETT of Cosh Living, EDIT is every bit as refined as its name suggests. Its elements range from Australian and international stone, to
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Future Food System
A dwelling for two unlike any other is situated on the northern bank of Melbourne’s Yarra River. This three level structure will be the “closed loop” home for five months for chefs, Matt Stone and Jo Barrett. The Greenhouse has been designed to demon
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What I Like About You
Architecture often holds a tension between the design and construction process versus its conceptual and theoretical practice. For me, the power of conceptual architecture is its ability to evoke and influence our emotions and thoughts. It was on a v
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Hits The Spot
Space Grace & Style Interior Design was tasked with creating something “completely unique and timeless” that honoured this existing home and flattered the original jarrah floorboards. A complete remodel and replacement was the answer, which improved
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Opportunity Knocks
Homeowners Rose and Nick engaged Curious Practice to design a new door for their Newcastle home, wanting to open up the house and promote an indoor-outdoor connection. However, a newish concrete slab was observed as starting to fall away. The area is
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Curious Practice curiouspractice.com Built by Eli The house is designed with a small footprint with modest-sized rooms developed to preserve landscaped areas and promote and maintain the green and leafy suburb whilst configuring family living to an i
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Timeless
Much like music, literature and theatre, design is often not only a telling reflection of a society’s values, but its hopes and ambitions. In the Western world, the years that followed World War Two marked an era of opportunity and optimism, enhanced
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PHOOEY Architects phooey.com.au Ben Robson Master Builder Pariden Consulting pariden.com.au RED Sustainability Consultants red-sustainability.com.au Rohan Barnes waveformacoustics.com.au The bones of the existing design were sensitively retained and
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Permaculture Tips
By now, your vegetable garden should be in full swing, growing the ultimate summer harvests: luscious sun-ripened tomatoes, crisp cucumbers, flavoursome beans and endless zucchinis. Fill any gaps in your garden now, to avoid later disappointment, but
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Upfront Garden
It’s not hard to see why “The Farm” scored a Good Design Award Gold Accolade: it’s designed and made in Australia from 100 per cent locally-sourced recycled plastic destined for landfill and would make a stylish addition to the courtyard or balcony o
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Lights, Camera, Construction
And now, from the director who brought you Coneheads, Electric Dreams and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, a blockbuster of epic environmental proportions: The House Made of Hemp! OK, so we're gonna have to work on the title, but a film, or documentary,
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Editorial
For many of us in 2020, our homes have also became our workplaces – and for some of us, this has led to a rethink. What is the future of office design and will houses increasingly incorporate workspaces? We look at a variety of offices in this issue,
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Sweet As
Beekeeping and collecting honey has always fascinated us; the more you explore it, the more you don’t know and the more enchanting it becomes. Ask Melbourne apiarist (and architect), Nic Dowse, founder of Honey Fingers. Nic and his friends make up a
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The Water-loving City
We’re so spoiled for choice in Sydney. Choosing your favourites feels like an impossible task when every single entry in our latest book, Places We Swim Sydney, is well worth your time. But, if you really want to twist our arm, these six go a long wa
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Loose Lips don’t just sink ships anymore, they also make a mighty fine coffee. Mount Beauty, Victoria’s Loose Lips Caffeine Dealer (LLCD) was designed by Albury-based SM.A to give back to a community that has endured the dual catastrophes of bushfire
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