The Old Clare, Sydney

<a target="_blank" href="https://alexhotel.com.au/">The Alex Hotel, Perth</a>
<a href="http://www.bamurruplains.com/about-us" target="_blank">Bamurru Plains, NT</a>

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Getting low: Understated single floor home connects with surrounds

This low-profile home surrounded by vineyards in California opens out with large eaves to enjoy the outdoors all year round

Dont move, improve

Got a dream house that's on 'hold?' While you wait to win the lottery, follow Megan Morton's tips for making the place you do have more liveable now

How to renovate a small terrace according to an architect

Architect Chris Bosse of international architects LAVA shows how to maximise a small floor plan with the renovation of his own 70-square-metre terrace in Sydney's Paddington

Mid-Century modern home with a new perspective

Nest Architects have renovated and restored this 1950s/60s home to make it more liveable for a young family's needs, while breathing new life into its mid-century features

Inside Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber's New York City loft

Aussie actor Naomi Watts and husband Liev Schreiber have opened the doors to their beautiful Ashe + Leandro-designed Manhattan loft 

Airy Bondi home shows how to work colour Nordic-style

Finnish design house Marimekko kitted out a stunning Bondi Beach home owned by Sydney surf photographer Aqua Bumps to unveil their SS16 Homes Collection— and you can rent it on Airbnb