Homes

Kister Architects’ Church Conversion

Direct from the pages of Habitus #36, Ilana Kister of Kister Architects has taken a dilapidated, inner city church and turned it into her studio’s headquarters; seamlessly connected to the home she shares with her three young daughters.

What Makes the Perfect Living Space?

Brought to you by Gaggenau, The Living Space Award honours the region’s most inspiring home – one that dwells thoughtfully and sensitively, enabling a well-designed way of life.


Paradise Found in Habitus #36

In a remote part of FUIJAN, China – a far cry from the hustle, bustle and non-stop action of city life – Zhang Junlin and his family are able to seek respite in their remote, yet not isolated, home.

What’s Your Dream Home?

The Kingfisher House, as featured in Habitus #36, by Josephine Hurley is the realisation of her parents’ dream home. Thirty-five years in the making, it has been fine-tuned with time and age.

Jaques Richmond by Riverlee Group

An exciting urban transformation in the heart of Richmond, Melbourne, converts an industrial building (formerly produced rock crushing machinery that helped carve out Melbourne’s train tunnels) into state-of-the-art contemporary apartments and townhouses, known as Jaques Richmond.

Nothing And Everything

The cover story for the latest issue of Habitus, the Nourish issue, this refined she-shed by Branch Studio Architects in Balnarring, Victoria, was inspired by its natural setting and client’s impulse to create a special retreat – all of her own.

Thinking Big When Working Small

A converted single car garage-cum-home office by Ande Bunbury Architects takes inspiration from Japanese architecture to become a multidimensional space for the entire family.

The Mental Health House by Andrew Maynard

When Architect Andrew Maynard renovated his family’s internalised Fitzroy terrace he designed experimentally with mental health in mind, breaking rules aplenty in the quest for fun and Vitamin D.