In conversation with Zwei Architects

Zwei (Interiors & Architecture) is a practice established by two women who are making their mark in the design world, raising families, giving back to their profession and doing it all with style and panache. Running a busy practice is challenging enough, but add to the mix, family, children, mentoring up and coming designers and […]

Myers Ellyett captures light and site in Brisbane

The residential work of Brisbane architects, Jade Myers and William Ellyett of practice Myers Ellyett, is intrinsically linked to its place, to vernacular building, a subtropical climate and a suburban context. Their latest project, Morningside residence, delves deeply into the opportunities of a typical Brisbane suburban site, exploring ways to order new rooms extending into […]

Centrum Architects restores and adapts Melbourne warehouse

A beautiful renovation of an inner city Melbourne warehouse by Centrum Architects embodies the ideals of luxury and style, as inside co-editor Jan Henderson discovers when she visits this hidden treasure. Melbourne laneways hold many secrets. Among them are the plethora of hidden bars, cafés and restaurants that are tucked away behind closed doors located […]

In conversation with fjmt’s Elizabeth Carpenter

Today it’s common to see people who never spend more than a couple of years in the same job. And then there are people like Elizabeth Carpenter. The fjmt principal has been with the practice for nearly 25 years and isn’t looking to move on anytime soon. Elizabeth Carpenter joined Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp (fjmt) when it […]

A budget as small as the apartment

This tiny, tiny apartment on Sydney’s Taylor Square uses everything it’s got to make an impact. At 34 square metres, position is everything. Right on Taylor Square, the studio is light-filled and while there is more of a vista out towards Bondi than a view, the studio’s large façade windows provide full engagement with the […]

How Amber Road is challenging preordained design solutions

Inside co-editor Gillian Serisier explores the ways in which Amber Road’s unique approach sets its work apart. Reimagining the prime-positioned apartment in a cool palette of black and white, Amber Road used an art collection as its starting point for its design. More than a curated selection of works, the art objects are a personal […]

Architects: To register or not to register?

Having recently transitioned from an architectural graduate to a registered Victorian architect, Amelyn Ng reflects on the process. This is not your classic story with the concluding mandate to ‘get registered’. This is also by no means a representative or aggregative picture of architectural registration in Australia. Instead, this is a retrospective incursion into the thoughts […]