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 […]

A home for elegant entertaining

A new, contemporary home with an interior by Regina Levine of Regina Levine Design Office ticks all the boxes for both client and site with a sumptuous interior that is both elegant and appropriate. From the moment of entry to Havelock the scene is set for a home that is anything but ordinary. The house […]

Emerging practice: Taylor + Hinds

Poppy Taylor and Mat Hinds cite the local landscape and their own values as informing their designs. Here they talk about their early influences and starting up their practice. Hailing from the small yet culturally rich location of Tasmania, Poppy Taylor and Mat Hinds are the architects behind the state’s award-winning practice Taylor + Hinds. […]