Indulge in the full story from one of the bathrooms featured in Habitus #36, the Nourish issue. On a corner site overlooking Sydney’s Tamarama beach, this sculptural house by Porebski Architects emerges out as an inspired form from its natural setting.
In recent years, Taiwan’s capital, Taipei has seen a slew of hotel openings from big names such as Mandarin Oriental and smaller scale locally designed boutique hotels such as Chez Nous. French design superstar Philippe Starck’s S Hotel sits in the middle of the pack, with 103 guestrooms, a dining room with a Michelin pedigree and Starck’s signature eclecticism a draw card in its own right.
How can we create homes that mirror sanctuaries of retreat from the hustle and bustle of modern living? How can we have both functionality and style? One family have achieved it all.
A new rear addition to an original Federation 1910s dwelling in Willoughby, Sydney has helped create new connections to outdoors, while a renovation has breathed new life into the existing dwelling.