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More like a real home than clinical retirement living

More like a real home than clinical retirement living

Retirement homes have had a bad-wrap over recent years with clinical rooms leading off sterile corridors and shared bathroom facilities.

  • by Stephen Crafti

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I bought a house in my 20s with a friend, and we’re still friends

I bought a house in my 20s with a friend, and we’re still friends

Somehow, probably over a Baileys on ice, we came up with the idea of buying a house together 27 years ago as a way of getting into the property market.

  • by Monique Farmer
Museum and golf clubhouse combined under one roof

Museum and golf clubhouse combined under one roof

With building budgets often being lean, combining two functions under the one roof makes economic sense.

  • by Stephen Crafti
What tenants can do if their landlord hikes the rent

What tenants can do if their landlord hikes the rent

Tenants are being hit with rising costs, with more pain expected to come. But there are steps renters can take when facing a rent increase.

  • by Kate Burke
Barrel-vaulted ceiling: school basketball courts and gym with a difference

Barrel-vaulted ceiling: school basketball courts and gym with a difference

It doesn’t take much effort to design a rudimentary gymnasium that also functions as a performance centre. But this addition is far from rudimentary.

  • by Stephen Crafti
Continental hotel’s rebirth merges art and architecture

Continental hotel’s rebirth merges art and architecture

Architecture and art come together in the newly renovated Continental Hotel.

  • by Stephen Crafti
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Toorak treasure: ‘Cruise liner’ block of 1940s flats restored

Toorak treasure: ‘Cruise liner’ block of 1940s flats restored

The late-1940s block in Tahara Road, Toorak, could easily have been built today.

  • by Stephen Crafti
Cantilevered hyphen connects Wodonga’s gallery and library

Cantilevered hyphen connects Wodonga’s gallery and library

What better way to raise the profile of a city than with a new library and art gallery?

  • by Stephen Crafti
Enduring materials make a memorable mausoleum

Enduring materials make a memorable mausoleum

The Plaza of the Holy Angels is a beautifully conceived mausoleum.

  • by Stephen Crafti
High hopes: The humble Queenslander with plans to see the world

High hopes: The humble Queenslander with plans to see the world

The owners of an inner-city Queenslander surrounded by other houses and apartments have lofty ambitions for their extension.

  • by Sean Parnell
Blink and you’ll miss it: new Myer Music School ‘recessive’

Blink and you’ll miss it: new Myer Music School ‘recessive’

The new addition to The Myer Music School at Melbourne Grammar School is easy to miss.

  • by Stephen Crafti