Brisbane-based prefabricated home company Happy Haus has designed a home with a central lush courtyard that takes advantage of the South East Queensland sub-tropical climate. The clients, a young couple building for the first time, wanted an open courtyard-style home on their medium-sized block, which is closely bordered by the estates’ project-style-homes. To meet their needs, Happy […]
A bird’s nest, a bundle of tagliatelle, a meringue or even a Slinky. These are some of the descriptions Sydney residents have hit on to describe preliminary images of Darling Exchange. Designed by world-acclaimed Japanese architects Kengo Kuma and Associates (KKA) for Lendlease, the civic building, due for completion in 2018, will be wrapped in […]
An innovative proposal for a prefabricated shopping centre - designed to be “screwed, not glued” together and reassembled elsewhere - won the top prize at last night's International Brickworks Living Building Challenge design competition, held at the Melbourne School of Design.