Urbis chats to the co-founders of a home exchange website aimed solely at creatives about trading their highly curated abodes with perfect strangers.
Embrace these multi-functional pieces, designed to make your life easier without compromising on form.
Urbis ponders about an apartment building in Los Angeles that ruptures many clichés about how state housing should behave
Fashion designer Juliette Hogan has expanded her Auckland empire into the suburb of Newmarket.
Singapore’s Désinere has taken the rough industrial texture of raw concrete and turned it into a series of paperweights.
Matt Ritani and Declan Burn have won the Brick Bay Folly 2015 competition to build a temporary architectural folly.
A bistro in the old Salvation Army Citadel in New Plymouth has just opened and it is positively luscious.
Auckland-based metal maestros Powersurge have recently completed a bespoke stairwell.
Meet Martin Brown, Wellington shopkeeper and apartment dweller.
Dominic Hoey meets Urbis’ best makers of 2014 – Bridie Picot and Matt Smith AKA Thing Industries.
Two Queenstown architects, who have made energy-efficient design their mission, talk to Justin Foote.
An Auckland designer creates a small but perfectly formed apartment.
A Milan apartment bows to its 1930’s roots and to its interior designer’s trademark idiosyncratic style.
A once-commerical space becomes a cleverly designed, light-filled home in Melbourne, Australia.
A Parisian apartment becomes a showcase for its owner’s mastery of colour.
An elegant, Kiwi-designed, New York City apartment houses an incredible art collection.
An apartment in Barcelona, Spain, is refurbished to fit four bedrooms and an unusual tiled terrace.
Meet the individuals carving a creative soul onto this cultural and tourism mecca.