WMK Architecture aligns style with substance in Miele headquarters

Renowned German appliances company and IDEA overall sponsor Miele engaged WMK Architecture to design its new Hawthorn-based headquarters in Melbourne. WMK Architecture is a design and strategic planning firm in Sydney, Brisbane, and Melbourne. Tasked to assist Miele in designing a new office environment that would excite and entice staff in a functional and stylish […]

John Pawson releases designs for Ibiza villas

British architectural designer John Pawson has unveiled his designs for two villas for Sabina Ibiza, the island’s first ecologically inspired private villa estate. In the two villas, Can Adelfa and Can Almendro, Pawson has harnessed his philosophy of rigorously simple architecture to create bespoke homes within Sabina’s spectacular west coast. Both villas will feature seven […]

Austin Maynard Architects adds ‘suburban friendly coat’ to Northcote home

Located at the top of a hill in Northcote, Melbourne, Picket house by Austin Maynard Architects is a love letter to ‘dream suburban life in the 1940s and 50s’. White picket fences are synonymous with mid-century residential design. Described by the Smithsonian magazine as a “visual shorthand for the good life”, the picket fence also […]

Sequence Studio revamps Woollahra home with classic and textural palette

Nestled in a leafy quiet street in Sydney’s Woollahra, this home by Sequence Studio was in need of some series reconfiguration and refreshment. Helmed by director Loretta Lovecek, Sequence Studio was tasked with the brief to turn a family’s newly purchased home into a space that suited their own individual lifestyle. While the house had […]

Gothic-inspired workplace by BVN and Kerstin Thompson Architects

Queens & Collins is a new workplace, retail and hospitality precinct where creativity and conversation merge with the neo-gothic. The striking transformation of Melbourne’s historic gothic bank precinct spans 34,000 square metres and features a disagreeing 34-level tower flanked by three integrated heritage buildings. Unashamed and defiant, the neo-gothic design is non-conformist and is credited […]

Jackson Architecture and Woods Bagot design Australia’s tallest university campus

Standing straight with over 32 levels on a tight 1,943 square metre site, the education hub is the Southern Hemisphere’s tallest university campus. With architecture by Jackson Architecture and interiors by Woods Bagot, the education facility sits in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD, and is in partnership with superannuation fund-backed property investor ISPT and Victoria […]

Esca, Blewitt Springs

Esca, Blewitt Springs from Das Studios is another project from a practice that not only designs buildings but operates them too.

Airbnb launches US$10 million OMG! Fund for the world’s craziest listing ideas

It’s known for having some of the most unique accommodation in the world, and now Airbnb is rewarding its craziest listings with the Airbnb OMG! fund. Airbnb is on the hunt for the world’s craziest spaces. Whether they dream up a boot, a UFO house or a treehouse, 100 people with the craziest ideas will […]

Glen Iris house revived by Luke Fry Architecture and Interior Design

Given full creative rein to modernise an unrenovated period home in the leafy Melbourne suburb of Glen Iris, Luke Fry relied on simple forms and a pared-back aesthetic. The period home belongs to a retired couple who previously downsized to a large penthouse when their adult children left home. After becoming grandparents, they wished to […]

OMA reveals spherical performing arts centre in Taiwan

The Taipei Performing Arts Centre, designed by OMA, has been completed in a compact and flexible space in the city’s vibrant Shilin Night Market. Led by Pritzker Architecture Prize-winner Rem Koolhaas and OMA managing partner David Gianotten, the building aims to be a place for “new possibilities in performing arts” in Taipei. Described by OMA […]

Cera Stribley expands Hubert Estate with commanding cellar door

One of the oldest wineries in the Yarra Valley, St Hubert’s, has reopened its doors following a spectacular transformation by Melbourne based architecture and interior design studio Cera Stribley. Resolutely natural and elegantly evolving, Hubert Estate was commissioned by Ryan Hospitality Group, led by Gerry and Andrew Ryan, in collaboration with Treasury Premium Brands. Cera […]