The premium for houses over units has hit record highs — which capital city shows the biggest gap?

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A 90m² Inner-Suburban Block Turned Multipurpose Family Home!

A 90m² Inner-Suburban Block Turned Multipurpose Family Home!

Architecture

by Amelia Barnes

This hardworking projects encompasses a family home, office, and granny flat on a mere 90m² block. Painting by Minnie Pwerle. Photo – Dave Kulesza. Styling – Bea Lambos of Bea + Co

Eva and her daughter at home! Painting by Minnie Pwerle. Photo – Dave Kulesza. Styling – Bea Lambos of Bea + Co

MRTN Architects conducted a Tetris-like process testing various combinations, resulting in this incredibly clever, multipurpose three-storey home.  Photo – Dave Kulesza. Styling – Bea Lambos of Bea + Co

The open kitchen, dining and living space contains a seat-height split level concealing built-in storage. Photo – Dave Kulesza. Styling – Bea Lambos of Bea + Co

White painted plasterboard and American oak veneer and floors internally create a sense of spaciousness and help in unifying the living spaces with the circulation spaces. Photo –

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Who are the Drivers of Property Booms and Busts?

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The Most Fabulous New Furniture Designs In The TDF + Laminex Design Awards 2021

The Most Fabulous New Furniture Designs In The TDF + Laminex Design Awards 2021

TDF Design Awards

by Lucy Feagins, Editor

Photo – Haydn Cattach.

Photo –Romello Pereira.

Ross Gardam, Breeze Collection

Over a 12-month design process, Ross Gardam developed the ‘Breeze’ table as a flatpack marble structure with only three fasteners. The top is Emperador marble sourced from a quarry located in North Queensland, and the base is black marble.

Johnny Nargoodah and Trent Jansen, Ngumu Janka Warnti Collection

A collaboration between Nyikina man and saddler Johnny Nargoodah and furniture/object designer Trent Jansen sees salvaged scrap metal bent into structural forms and covered with beaten leather. The pair created the designs remotely, developing a collaborative ‘sketch exchange’ system to ferry prototype designs between Johnny’s home in Fitzroy Crossing and Trent’s on the south-east coast of NSW.

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Biasol Studio, Strato Collezione Marmi

Inspired by Memphis design

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Australia’s housing boom still going strong, but he is when it’s likely to finish

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