At home with Eva-Marie Prineas

Principal of her eponymous architecture practice, Sydney architect Eva-Marie Prineas takes us inside her 130-year-old Heritage terrace home, which she describes as an “opportunity to highlight timelessness and endurance, rather than trend.” ADR: How long have you lived here and what drew you to the property? Eva-Marie Prineas: An 1890s Victorian Italianate house nestled in Sydney’s […]

Daniel Boddam interprets the Californian bungalow in Sydney home

Situated in the Sydney locale of Mosman, Villa Carlo by Daniel Boddam Studio is a holistic interpretation of the classic Californian bungalow style. Considering architecture and interiors as one, Villa Carlo embodies Daniel Boddam’s signature considered simplicity while drawing focus to the client’s art collection and artisanal craft. The project has been shortlisted in the Residential […]

Curious Practice retains historic brickwork in Newcastle Heritage home

Curious Practice’s Parry Street project is an alteration and addition to a Federation brick house in Cooks Hill, New South Wales. The project included Heritage and sustainability considerations, retaining all of the historic brickwork and reimagining the space with a contemporary rear addition, an external timber veiling and a new flood of natural light. ADR: […]

Ten Australian design projects that promote sustainability

For our latest lookbook, ADR is exploring ten residential, institutional and commercial spaces that hold sustainability at their core. This selection is from our IDEA 2021 finalists, which all demonstrated the most convincing and holistic address to the challenges of designing sustainably. Tickets for the IDEA gala in Sydney on Thursday 24 February 2022 are on sale! Grab yours […]

Matthews and Scavalli completes Fremantle Social club facade with geometric gold artwork

The Social on Henry was the winner of the Award for Residential Architecture – Multiple Housing at the 2021 Australian Institute of Architect WA Chapter. Located within the heart of the Fremantle West End Heritage area and surrounded by two-storey buildings from the late 1800s and early 1900s, the project seeks to calmly occupy the […]

Curvaceous facade defines Melbourne Marriott Hotel Docklands by DKO Architecture

Melbourne Marriott Hotel Docklands features “a beautiful curvaceous form” inspired by the nearby yachts. Designed by DKO Architecture and opened in mid-2021, the 17-storey dual towers hovers over District Docklands (the new name for the Harbour Town shopping precinct) on what interiors director Michael Drescher describes as a small footprint. “It’s a complex building and […]

Video house tour: Yarra One with Fender Katsalidis

Yarra One by Fender Katsalidis is an apartment tower that gives more than glass, timber and steel beams to its South Yarra neighbourhood. In this video, ADR takes you behind the scenes of Fender Katsalidis’ Yarra One with Hurst to uncover an architecture, design and urban landscape that are as beautiful as they are inspiring. […]

COX Architecture responds to future needs in Brisbane workplace

Situated in Brisbane’s CBD, Midtown Workplace by COX Architecture is a sustainable and nimble model that accommodates the future of the workforce. Midtown Workplace spans nine levels and was designed with the brief to create an adaptable workplace that responds to the evolution and progression of the client’s business, story and community connection. The new […]

Populous unveils “ice ribbon” stadium for 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

Inspired by a traditional winter game, the National Speed Skating Oval is the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics only new permanent venue, designed out of Brisbane by Populous’ Asia-Pacific studio.  “The traditional ice game in old Beijing involved a high-speed spinning and leaping ice top that seemed to have infinite energy and possibilities,” explains Populous’ Chinese […]

Moloney Architects rebuilds bushfire-destroyed Victorian homestead with remnants from the past

Led by Moloney Architects, Remnant House is a building rising from the ashes, replacing a rural homestead lost to bushfire in 2013. The firm, helmed by duo Mick and Jules Moloney, is no stranger to regional builds, but Mick Moloney tells ADR rebuilding this home has been an “emotional journey” for both client and architect. […]

Technē inspires “romance and escapism” in new inner Melbourne bar

Nestled beside Elsternwick’s iconic Classic Cinemas and designed by Technē Architecture + Interior Design, Copycat Bar and Restaurant has just opened its Art Deco doors. Working in close collaboration with Melbourne restaurateurs Nick and Zac Beeren – hot off the success of their first venture, Mammoth café in Armadale, Technē set out to implement an intimate […]