At home with Liam Proberts

Even architects are not impervious to the changing needs of a family, as Liam Proberts of Brisbane architecture studio bureau^proberts explains to MEZZANINE. The father of three recently designed a project that hits close to home – an abode for his own family.

Becoming smart about smart homes

As the distinction between online and offline continues to blur, the Internet of Things (IoT) has become a major consideration in how we plan our homes, both for the future and today. While much of the tech through which we control appliances, furnishings and systems in our homes is not entirely new, we’re rapidly approaching […]

Better the second time around

We take a look at why an increasing number of people are choosing to use recycled building materials in their home renovations – and it’s nothing to do with price. When Troy Clark of architecture practice tenfiftyfive drew up plans for an extension to his family home, bricks were chosen mainly to moderate the internal […]

Downsizing on space, not liveability

Bigger is not always better, as Sally and David Sutherland’s clients discovered when downsizing for retirement. With the help of Source Architects, they have ended up with a comfortable home that just needed a little caressing to bring it into the 21st century.

Tech-niques: how new tech is changing our homes

Angela Ferguson of FutureSpace and Luke Ommundson of Evostyle discuss what 3D printing and five-axis machining mean for designers and our homes.

Mezzanine #9: the timeless issue, out now

Including a look at future-proofing with Robert Davidov (director of Davidov Partners Architects), a profile of Iva Foschia of IF Architecture and an investigation into the legacy of bricks, this issue explores what longevity in design is, what quality craftsmanship looks like and how investing in architecture and design can be valuable now and in the years ahead.

Making waves: the new generation of co-working spaces

Entrepreneurs, freelancers and tech jobs are leading a generational change in the workforce, and interior architects are at the forefront of the evolution.

MEZZANINE Live launches at Meizai

Braving a dark and cold winter’s night, a crowd of more than 100 design lovers joined us at Meizai’s huge showroom in Richmond for the very first MEZZANINE Live event. The event was the perfect opportunity to share and celebrate the recently redesigned magazine and bring together both subscribers and the A+D community, all while […]

Young blood: Brittany Pearce of Woods Bagot

“Commencing professional interior design practice at Woods Bagot while still a student, Brittany Pearce contributes to the workplace sector, starting with a sophisticated biomimicry concept for a major project, now nearing completion. Three years later she has a ream of projects. The recipient of several design awards and a travel scholarship at age 25, Pearce […]

Making the most of small spaces: 9Point9 Architects

In South Townsville, 9Point9 Architects looked to the cities for a flexible model when it came to designing a new house for a young professional couple.