An urban eyrie enjoys views of Auckland’s most iconic built and natural landscapes.
Thoughtful design expressed with imaginative materials creates a sense of sanctuary.
Nature, a clever shape, and American colonial architecture inform this award-winning holiday house in the heart of New England.
Just outside Los Angeles, a former avian sanctuary is now a peaceful retreat for an interior designer.
Contemporary yoga studios soothe the mind as much as they stretch the body.
A classic modernist home in Melbourne by Merchant Builders is renovated to restore its finest features.
More than utilitarian spaces, contemporary kitchens are gathering zones full of elements of theatre and craftsmanship.
Think of it as a bookstore for tea enthusiasts – browse-worthy aisles of glass beakers and canisters hold over 165 varieties.
Eastern Europe’s rich design history is honoured in this minimalist interior.
Technology meets tradition in a bespoke home, set within London’s Kew Green Conservation Area.
The café scene in New Plymouth continues to impress, and Monica’s Eatery offers yet another option.
This Queenstown home has a seamless connection to its surrounding landscape.
Hamptons chic meets industrial edge in the design of Superette’s new Takapuna store.
Winner of the 2015 Australian House of the Year Award, this handcrafted labour of love is undoubtedly worth the hype.
A chapel designed by Hiroshi Nakamura, located in the hills above a resort in Onomichi, Japan.
This whimsical house in the English countryside was designed with the story of a fictional woman at its core.
This much-lauded house owes as much to creative imagination and serendipitous discovery as it does to the industrial history of its location.
Besides the coffee and great food, the star of Shelter’s in-store café Eat is the bespoke art wall by street art collective BMD.
Kathleen Kinney discovers a cottage in England that opts for forward-looking, artisanal architecture.
The merits of monochrome in the reinvention of a London apartment.
Urbis takes a sneak preview at the much anticipated Len Lye Centre due to open in New Plymouth on Saturday 25 of July.
This sleek, contemporary structure is remarkably at home in the rugged landscapes of Italy’s Southern Tyrol.
This Sydney beachside apartment is replete with sunlight, natural tones and fresh coastal accents.
Family life and a close relationship with nature make this a house with a warm soul.
As Federico Monsalve finds out, simplicity is the key to this Norwegian home’s quiet, yet powerful presence.
The newest location for independent specialty roasters Coffee Supreme houses the company’s wholesale team.
Bespoke architecture meets the Waiheke bush. Although inspired by a simple tent, this is not your typical Kiwi bach.
A Melbourne residence rich in Asian influences is fuelled by a desire for privacy.
A Parisian apartment becomes a showcase for its owner’s mastery of colour.
A once-commerical space becomes a cleverly designed, light-filled home in Melbourne, Australia.
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.
An Auckland designer creates a small but perfectly formed apartment.
Fashion designer Juliette Hogan has expanded her Auckland empire into the suburb of Newmarket.
Urbis ponders about an apartment building in Los Angeles that ruptures many clichés about how state housing should behave
A bistro in the old Salvation Army Citadel in New Plymouth has just opened and it is positively luscious.
A Milan apartment bows to its 1930’s roots and to its interior designer’s trademark idiosyncratic style.
A sleek and striking building in Auckland’s eastern suburbs contains a modern, pared-back apartment.
See inside a ‘70s Scandinavian-inspired sauna, overlooking a Canadian lake.
An extraordinary South African beach house makes for the perfect holiday home for an architect and a magazine editor.