In The Spotlight

Buena Vista / Shaun Lockyer Architects

Buena Vista is a small, economical but provocative family home sitting high on a ridge in inner-city Brisbane. This is house is about the abstraction of an economically built “brick & tin” house in a suburban context which looks to challenge local vernacular and the domestic paradigm.

LineburgWang + Boss Gardenscapes for Park Road

A project to facilitate landscape, built form manoeuvres of largely external works establish a framework for garden to exist in various contexts. The pool fence is venerated as celebrated language, its fine screening as trellis contrasted by the solidity of mass board-formed concrete planters bringing gardens to elevated outdoor rooms.

Reinterpreting The Traditional Queenslander – Park Road by Lineburg Wang

Located in Brisbane, nestled into the fabric of existing and new Queenslander homes, the bones of this two-storey abode needed an overhaul and sense of contemporary relevance instilled. Together with their client, Lineburg Wang devised an overall masterplan to readdress the site and create a home that spoke to the client’s outdoor-focused lifestyle.

Flood-proof and connected to nature: Beck Street

On a Brisbane site burdened by flooding, this residence negotiates and acquiesces to the cycles of nature, balancing a utilitarian undercroft that will endure the flood with a richly layered and refined home.

Alexandra Buchanan Architecture for Highvale

Highvale sits amongst native gums on a sloping site, perched on posts disturbing the land as little as possible. Wrapped in metal cladding, Highvale speaks to a rural Australian vernacular and reads as a singular sculptural element, responding to the local climate. Internally, the program borrows from traditional Japanese elements.

Kendrick Myers, of MyCladders talks COLORBOND® steel Matt

Kendrick Myers, of MyCladders talks COLORBOND® steel Matt When we first heard about this stunning home that MyCladders had completed in the Gold Coast hinterland, we just had to see it for ourselves. Perched up high on a mountain, overlooking stunning bushland scenery, it did not disappoint.