Nestled in the dunes, a singular floating roof hovers above a collection of timber boxes that house a painting studio and private suites. Linking these blocks are the communal living and kitchen areas: social spaces realised with dark tones and natural finishes, creating a sense of refuge.
Designed by Australian architecture practice, FMD, Coopworth House is a modern interpretation of a country farmhouse, located on Bruny Island, Tasmania.
A sophisticated transformation to a ’90s townhouse by Oli Booth Architecture creates an exquisite space for entertaining.
A striking renovation, by Whiting Architects, to a handsome Federation house in a leafy Melbourne neighbourhood has become a contemporary haven with beautiful original interiors.
Elevated high above the Mangawhai coast in New Zealand, this holiday house by Studio John Irving Architects is shaped like a dart, coming to an elegantly attenuated point that creates a strong, sculptural form in the landscape.
An old industrial warehouse, within the stylish Williamsburg, New York has been stripped and redeveloped by AlexAllan Studios into an apartment full of inherent character.
Anchored into the bedrock of the West Hobart hills, Hearth Studio designed dark rectilinear pavilions which recede amongst the surrounding bush, offering little indication of the treasures that lie within.
Inspired by the monolithic adobe buildings of west Texas high country, the Austin House by Side Angle Side Architects has large exterior walls and provides a sense of intimacy within its vast open spaces.
Folded between the dense native forest of the Waitakere Ranges, and the moody black-sand coastline, the Karekare beach house, designed by Stevens Lawson Architects, is hidden in the steep, bush-clad hills and gives a sense of near-isolation.
Resting on the hills of Sandy Bay, Hobart, lies an incredible 70’s merchant structure which has been transformed by Flack Studio into a contemporary family home, transcending life’s different eras.
In the heart of Ponsonby, an original Edwardian villa has undertaken an ambitious renovation by Jack McKinney Architects and Katie Lockhart Studio, introducing tropical modernism with a crafted kitchen at its centre.
A classic timber A-frame cabin has been redesigned, by Studio Plow and Rapt Studio, to create warmth and intimacy with a striking, minimal all-black kitchen set into a rustic, all-white space.
Dominated by a vast oak tree, the alterations to a Victorian house in inner Melbourne represents the formal and visual innovation in a new vein of work by architecture firm, Kennedy Nolan.
Incorporating a suite of Fisher & Paykel appliances into this Greek Revival townhouse has allowed its designer to create a kitchen that exudes luxury, with heroed appliances that perfectly contrast dark cabinetry and light marble features.
Interior designer Carole Whiting’s apartment — a warehouse conversion in Central Melbourne — features a kitchen with her signature crisp, monochromatic palette. The hidden functionality creates visual cohesion with understated warmth.
From within a central, informal space a cleverly camouflaged kitchen emerges in organic cedar-clad forms. Appliances and cabinetry are integrated into the home's materiality, with consideration in every detail for a kitchen that is aesthetically cohesive and functional.
With Scandinavian-style oak-lined interiors, the design of this beach house reflects its dune environment, exuding a sense of peace. Every element of this space was designed to expand the kitchen’s purpose, creating a social kitchen — a space that everyone can be part of.