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The LittleNap ‘luxury hostel’ in Hangzhou by Say Architects
Overshadowed by visions of cramped living quarters, squeaky bunk beds, shared amenities and a sprightly clientele with the predisposition to party hard, there's no denying that the humble hostel gets a rather bad rap. But the ongoing popularity of hostels around the world suggests, to a certain extent, that travellers are prepared to surrender some of life’s little luxuries in order to benefit from a hostel’s price point, prime location and community atmosphere.
Architecture
August 25, 2020
Watch: Alec Tzannes is the first guest in the all-new inDETAIL architecture series
Broadcast live from the Brickworks Sydney studio last Thursday evening, episode one of the all-new architect speaker series inDETAIL is now available for catch-up viewing.

For the inaugural episode of inDETAIL, Alec Tzannes AM, founder of architecture practice Tzannes, took to the stage to deliver a compelling presentation, titled Architecture for Sydney: Are we at the threshold of a new design era?
Architecture
August 24, 2020
Home tour: Couldrey House in sub-tropical Queensland by architect Peter Besley
Locals who wander the foothills of Mount Coot-tha in Queensland, Australia remark that the distinctive, textured brickwork at Couldrey House is akin to sedimentary rock, tree bark or corduroy fabric. Wildly more playful and sweet-toothed with their words, “children say it is cake with icing,” says architect Peter Besley, who designed the recently built home for a member of his own family.
Architecture
August 20, 2020
Plesner Architects delivers decadence at the Six Senses Shaharut resort in Israel
Yoga classes as first light magnifies the copper hues of the Arava Valley and the Edom mountains. A day journeying through undulating ancient valleys on camelback. And late-night stargazing sessions after sundowners in the dunes. For many, right now, these are the activities of an unreachable desert-holiday dream. But as international airlines look to ramp-up flights at the end of this year and beyond, Israel’s soon-to-open Six Senses resort will no doubt capture the imagination of luxury-seeking adventurers around the globe.
Architecture
August 18, 2020
‘The Apple tree’ by Foster + Partners blossoms in Bangkok
Housed under a "cantilevered tree canopy" roof structure, Apple Central World in Bangkok was "brought to life with the first-ever all-glass design," says the tech giant. Located in the heart of Ratchaprasong, Bangkok’s iconic intersection district, the striking store forms a new social subject in this part of the city and joins the backdrop of the capital's famed New Year celebrations.
Architecture
August 17, 2020
Home tour: A contemporary house in Subiaco with quaint cottage appeal
Subiaco House, however, is far from cliché. Designed and coordinated from nearly 4500 kilometres away by Brisbane-based architecture practice Vokes and Peters, the two-storey family abode is located on a prominent corner block and wears a distinctive bell-shaped ‘top hat’ clad in petite terracotta shingles. At ground level, the suburban home engages politely with the […]
Architecture
August 6, 2020
Home tour: A concrete house in Singapore with lush tropical gardens
Appearing like a mirage in the metropolis, the concrete house is situated in a Singaporean landed housing estate that hails from the 1980s. Zoom out and within a 1.5-kilometre radius the new dwelling is surrounded by typical low- and high-rise housing estates. Within the same radius, Stark House also rubs shoulders with Changi Prison, Changi […]
Architecture
August 3, 2020
Public voting for New York’s prestigious Architizer A+Awards is now open
Since early January when the awards program opened to submissions, many, if not most, aspects of daily goings-on around the globe are markedly different from those that surrounded last year’s announcement. But one key message remains the same: Architizer’s commitment to highlighting the most pressing issues facing architecture and design today. News highlights The Architizer […]
Architecture
July 28, 2020
Pitch perfect: Utah’s luxury tented pavilions
The first of its kind in this region, the breathtaking holiday destination is pitched on a private 55-hectare stretch of rugged wilderness in the heart of Utah’s slotted-canyon desert, about a 30-minute hike from its big sister resort, Amangiri. For campers who fancy reaching the facilities of neighbouring Amangiri sooner – or without breaking a sweat […]
Architecture
July 22, 2020
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Home tour: WOWOWA’s castle by the creek
When Monique and Scott Woodward of WOWOWA Architecture first imagined Merri Creek House, their overriding design ambition was to make “the familiar strange and the strange familiar”, a fitting concept for this out-of-the-ordinary home where modern and gothic influences intersect in the most wondrous and playful way. Built by Atma Builders, Merri Creek House is […]
Architecture
July 21, 2020