Return to splendour

Designed in the Art Deco tradition of the '30s, this former post office building has been restored to its past grandeur with a contemporary interior that offers the best of both worlds Read more

Future living

The eyes of the world will be on Masdar City eager to see if fully sustainable living can be a reality Read more

Phoenix rising

Mount Stromlo Observatory, largely razed to the ground in Canberra's 2003 bushfires, has seen existing facades restored and a contemporary addition take centre stage Read more

Home Away from Home

Student accommodation takes on many forms in a highly competitive market finding that point of difference can make or break a building Read more

Science fact

Looking like something out of a Science Fiction film, Beautiful minds is the brainchild of Shanghai-based architectural firm MAD Read more

De-construction site

Demolition-yard joinery, scaffolding and concrete blocks provide the backdrop for the products in this new boutique, where everything is a little out of the ordinary including the mannequins Read more

Changing times

Roll out the red carpet the winning design for the new TKTS ticket booth in Times Square reinforces the sense of theatre that defines the Broadway precinct Read more

Dress circle

This apartment development has been designed to maximise views of the harbour, city and nearby park, and to be sensitive to the surrounding neighbourhood Read more

Historic romance

This multifaceted heritage renovation celebrates the architectural sensibilities of the past and at the same time looks to the green imperatives of the here and now Read more

Village Green

The design of this upmarket apartment development in China resonates with its forest and river valley setting, offering a haven of privacy and retreat Read more

Light and shade

History and modernity collide in the form of D1's podium canopy, which combines centuries-old thinking with contemporary engineering Read more

Climate Change

When Fujitsu wanted to go green in its Melbourne headquarters, it meant it literally resulting in a fit-out rich with plants and light for a healthier environment Read more





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Home Trends Vol. 34/3

The design of our homes – new or renovated – should be an individualistic response to our lifestyle, family set-up and budget. But there are also common requirements we should all aim for – a balance of public and private... Read more

Home Trends Vol. 34/1

If you're designing a bathroom for a new home or renovating your existing one, you'll quickly discover how involved the process can be.It's not only the challenge of how to fit the different functional zones into the ofte... Read more

Home Trends Vol. 33/7

While we might all have ideas for the home design that we want, consulting a good architect or designer will also open us up to other design possibilities that we haven't thought of.To help get you started on creating the... Read more