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Habitus is a movement for living in design. We’re an intelligent community of original thinkers in constant search of native uniqueness in our region.

 

From our base in Australia, we strive to capture the best edit, curating the stories behind the stories for authentic and expressive living.

 

Habitusliving.com explores the best residential architecture and design in Australia and Asia Pacific.

 

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At The Forefront

Architecture

A’tolan – A Serene Home Amongst the Rocks

The idea of A’tolan – a indigenous Taiwanese word meaning a place amongst the rocks – was the inspiration for this unique oceanfront home.

Architecture

Neptune: Design, Wine and Dine in Windsor

Private whiskey cabinet? Check. Glam after-work venue? Sorted. The dynamo restaurateurs behind small bar fit-outs Saigon Sally and San Telmo have joined forces to launch a swish new wine bar, designed by Ewert Leaf Architects.

Architecture

5 Pubs with Intoxicatingly Good Bar Design

The hospitality revolution is here, and bar design has never been hotter. Here are five great places to drink in some great design amongst the cocktails.

Design Hunters

Artist Elizabeth Barnett Chats To Habitus Living

Based in Melbourne’s scenic Macedon Ranges, artist Elizabeth Barnett’s star is on the rise. Sandra Tan catches up with the talented creative to find out what drives her work, how social media impacts her practise, and how the local art world is evolving.

Architecture

Gentle Monster’s Art of Irregular Retail

Korean eyewear brand Gentle Monster has landed in Singapore with a Southeast Asian flagship store oozing the abstract exhibition style that has become synonymous with the name.

INDE Awards Timeline

Announcing Your 2018 INDE.Awards Jury

Entries for the INDE.Awards 2018 are open and our jury is taking shape with leading figures from architecture and design in APAC and beyond. Year two of the INDE.Awards, which will be bestowed in Singapore on 29 June 2018, is set to be APAC’s most significant celebration of regional architecture and design.

INDE.Awards Are Back In 2018 With All New Categories

Design and architecture in Asia Pacific are progressing in response to the region’s needs, and so are the INDE.Awards in 2018! The time to enter is now!

Who Won At The Inaugural INDE.Awards?

On Friday 30th June, we announced the winners of the very first INDE.Awards program. Couldn’t make it? Don’t stress! Here are your official 2017 winners…

The State of Architecture + Design Today

Across Asia Pacific, the A+D creative and commercial community is enjoying a particularly favourable position. But, how did we get here?

From our Friends

Exterior Style to Match Indoor Beauty

Colorbond steel, Australia’s iconic colour palette, has launched an elegant new Matt finish to complement the latest exterior design trends.

Stylish Drain Solutions for the Modern Home

One of the more notable trends in today’s home architecture movement is the push towards open-air living, dissolving the traditional barriers between the indoor and outdoor spaces – but this raises issues with drainage… Meet the Threshold Drain.

Creating Your Perfect Kitchen

For the design lover, a kitchen has always been more than just a place to cook – it’s a place to showcase your design taste and creativity, which is why Siemens is the ultimate brand for so many design enthusiasts.

Here’s Why You Need Engineered Timber For Your Home

Tongue n Groove won’t be beat when it comes to producing the best engineered timber on the market.

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive

Design Hunters

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.

Architecture

An Update and Extension by Foomann Architects

An extension from Foomann Architects in Melbourne gives ample space for a growing family without breaking away from the character of this beloved Victorian home.

Architecture

Fusing Culture And Architecture At Wild Rocket, Singapore

Pan Yicheng, Design Director at PRODUCE, – and INDE.Awards finalist – embeds historical Japanese architecture in a striking, contemporary structure for a new Singapore restaurant, Wild Rocket.

Interiors

Viet Next Door, Genesin Studio’s Swoon-Worthy Hospitality Fit-Out

Adelaide’s northern suburbs welcome the exquisitely detailed Viet Next Door, a tapas-bar style eatery designed by Genesin Studio.

Architecture

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.

Design Hunters

The Habitus Family Album

Picked from the pages of the latest issue, welcome to the very first Habitus Family Album. Stephen Todd has collected highly personal, never before seen, photographs of some of the region's most acclaimed architects and designers. Each photo captures a moment in time that had an influential effect on their resulting careers. How many of our industry's icons can you recognise without the key?

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