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Koichi Takada unveils plant-covered Urban Forest housing high rise for Brisbane

September 16, 2020 India Block 0
Urban Forest high rise apartment building in Brisbane by Koichi Takada Architects

Urban Forest is a 30-storey apartment building covered in thousand trees and plants that Koichi Takada Architects has designed for Brisbane, Australia. The mixed-use high rise building owned by developers Aria Property Group will include 392 homes, a two-level rooftop garden and a public park at ground level. Australian studio Koichi Takada Architects plans to

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Welcome to The Jungle House has an aquaponic system connecting a pond for edible fish and rooftop garden

September 10, 2020 India Block 0
Welcome to the Jungle House renovation in Sydney, Australia, by CplusC Architectural Workshop

CplusC Architectural Workshop has built a house in Sydney with recycled materials, a rooftop vegetable garden and an aquaponics system containing edible fish. Welcome to The Jungle House, which has been shortlisted for Dezeen Awards 2020 in the Residential rebirth category, is a home for the studio’s director Clinton Cole and his family. The project,

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Arched precast concrete panels form North Perth House by Nic Brunsdon

September 7, 2020 Natasha Levy 0

Precast concrete panels punctuated with swooping arches make up this family home in Perth, Australia, designed by architect Nic Brunsdon. Nic Brunsdon squeezed the two-storey house onto a tight plot of land for a family keen to live closer to the city of Perth and all its amenities – even though it meant downsizing from

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Durbach Block Jaggers and John Wardle Architects create brick-clad cultural centre in Sydney

September 4, 2020 India Block 0
Phoenix Central Park gallery and performance space by Durbach Block Jaggers and John Wardle Architects in Sydney, Australia

Phoenix Central Park is a gallery and a performance space in Sydney designed by Durbach Block Jaggers and John Wardle Architects. The performance space, which was designed by architecture studio Durbach Block Jaggers, is shaped like a bell with stepped walls formed by curving horizontal timber louvres. Connected to the auditirium is a gallery space designed

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Timber-lined walkway allows sea breeze into Australian beach house by David Boyle

August 31, 2020 Eleanor Gibson 0
Breezeway House by David Boyle

Australian studio David Boyle Architect has completed this holiday home on the country’s east coast featuring a terrace elevated among fig trees, a timber breezeway, and a garden shower for washing off sand. Breezeway House is named after the walkway that runs along its southern side, which has timber-framed folding windows that open up to

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Luigi Rosselli Architects creates wave-like facade for Bondi Bombora house in Sydney

August 30, 2020 Natasha Levy 0
Bondi Bombora house in Sydney designed by Luigi Rosselli Architects

Turquoise and sea-green tiles wash over the undulating facade of this family home in Sydney, designed by local practice Luigi Rosselli Architects. The Bondi Bombora house is occupied by three generations of a family and their gang of dogs, cats and chickens. The swelling ocean waters of nearby Bondi beach informed the design of the

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YSG carries out tactile overhaul of Budge Over Dover house in Sydney

August 11, 2020 Natasha Levy 0
Budge Over Dover house in Sydney designed by YSG

Terracotta brick, aged brass, and aubergine-hued plaster are just some of the materials that interior design studio YSG has included in its revamp of this house in Sydney. The house – nicknamed Budge Over Dover – is located in Dover Heights, a coastal suburb that lies to the east of Sydney. Despite the home’s spacious

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Foster + Partners reveals visuals of over-station skyscraper in central Sydney

August 10, 2020 Lizzie Crook 0
Pitt Street OSD by Foster + Partners

Foster + Partners has released visuals for a 39-storey skyscraper that will be built above the Pitt Street metro station it is developing in central Sydney, Australia. Named Pitt Street OSD, the skyscraper forms part of Foster + Partners ongoing work to expand the Sydney Metro – Australia’s biggest public transport project – for which

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Simon Pole and Annabel Dundas design their own home in Melbourne

August 8, 2020 India Block 0

Design director Simon Pole and graphic designer Annabel Dundas have built their own home, named River House, in Melbourne around their collection of art, sculpture and furniture. Set on the bank of the Yarra River, the house was also designed around outdoor activities for the couple’s children, with a swimming pool, basketball court and boat

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Longhouse by Partners Hill spans 110 metres across Australian bushland

August 6, 2020 Natasha Levy 0
Longhouse by Partners Hill

Architecture practice Partners Hill has designed this lengthy shed-style home in the Australian town of Daylesford, Victoria to incorporate living, cooking and agricultural facilities. Described by Partners Hill as “a study in inclusion”, Longhouse contains a farm, restaurant-cum-cookery school, guest rooms and living quarters for its owners, Ronnen Goren and Trace Streeter. The practice worked

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