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North Bondi vertical living

This single-family residence located in Sydney’s North Bondi was designed both for easy entertaining and family living. A narrow site with overlooking issues paired with a commitment to passive solar design and natural daylighting drove much of the resulting form. Designed by CplusC Architectural Workshop conceptually, the planning of the house separates the social and family spaces. Downstairs, the...

The Jackalope Hotel – Victoria

Now, one would not expect a luxury hotel and winery in Australia to pick the jackalope as its mascot but Melbourne-based hotelier Louis Li did just that. The Jackalope Hotel is situated in Merricks North on Mornington Peninsula, an hour’s drive from Melbourne, and its concept, design and overall experience justifies its name in a number of whimsical ways.

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Short list peak @ 2017 Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards

Cutting edge residential interiors and revolutionary retail spaces are highlights of the shortlist for the 2017 Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards. Celebrating the pursuit of excellence, innovation and quality in interior design, the influential program showcases outstanding work by Australia’s leading and emerging interior architects and designers. A comprehensive look at this year’s shortlist appears in the May issue of Belle  – on sale...

2017 Belle Coco Awards continued …

In addition to the focus on design diversity across residential, commercial and hospitality categories, the Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards has dedicated awards for kitchen and bathroom design. This year sees the introduction of two new categories, the Rado Emerging Design Star  and Best Work with Colour Award. The winners will be announced in Sydney at the official Belle  Coco Republic Interior Design Awards night...

2017 Dulux Colour Awards Winners

In the 31st anniversary year of the iconic Dulux Colour Awards, combined to define the winning projects across nine individual categories. Announced at a gala event on Wednesday 10 May, The Dulux Colour Awards looks to uncover the most inventive use of colour in built environments across Australia, New Zealand and beyond. Each year the panel look for the submissions that take creativity to new heights...

hillside merge

Jutting out from the surface of a steep rock face over the valley of Poisses on the Greek Cycladic island of Kea, is a private residence that the team at Cometa Architects designed with equal parts traditional charm and modern minimalism. Rocksplit, as the project is titled, is built on a narrow plot of land which merges into...

NOBU HOTEL

Studio PCH and Montalba Architects converted a 1950s beachfront hotel into the first in a line of high-end, Japanese-inspired retreats by Nobu. Located next to the Nobu Restaurant Malibu, also designed by Studio PCH, the hotel was designed to imbue the qualities found in the famed Nobu restaurants. Perched above the famed...

natural beauty

Located in an area of outstanding natural beauty, within the South Downs National Park UK, the new house sits on the site of a bungalow that had been in the family for over sixty years. The owners wished that some of the building’s simple shape would be retained while creating a contemporary home. Together with Alma-nac, they wanted...

Glass Snow House

This heaven little villa is constructed of 202 mm thick laminated timber logs with mitred corner joints. The main focal point are the large windows which open directly onto the stunning lake landscape. Although the house heavily glazed it is built to withstand frosty winter temperatures of -30 °C. Designed by Pluspuu Oy, unlike in traditional log cabins, there are...

timeless Monaco

The prolific, young interior design duo of Humbert and Poyet have created an elegant, single apartment located in Monaco, which marries the glamour, sophistication worthy of its location. Combining two apartments in a 1970's building, complete with an era-appropriate, ceramic mosaic façade - afforded the designers the unique opportunity to work in a 380 square meter space - a size which is highly unusual in...

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