With April behind us, let’s take a look at the top 10 stories covered throughout the month. Click on the title to read the full story, and let us know which ones were your favourites – or what else we should have covered.

1. 10 famous people who are also architects 

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The recent news of Brad Pitt dating MIT professor and TED-talking famous architect Neri Oxman came as a surprise to some, although to be fair, there are many very famous people who are also architects themselves.




2. Top 10 architectural disasters of all time

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Like in any other profession, architects are human, and they don’t always get it right.






3. Coastal home design "hears and feels" the ocean

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This home on the NSW South Coast has a linear interior that opens completely to the horizon, with rooms that "hear and feel" the ocean.





4. Clean lines and modern design: Highton House reflects natural beauty

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Clean lines and modern design make way for nature views in Highton House.






5. Sleek, contemporary addition to an old weatherboard home

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Set within picturesque Middle Park, this existing double-fronted weatherboard house was transformed into a two-storey, four-bedroom family home.





6. Sweet, sustainable home for Brisbane beekeeper

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Brisbane empty nesters Peter and Jacquelyn sought an affordable new home with plenty of room to accommodate their grandchildren, as well as Peter’s honey manufacturing business.




7.  Sustainable timber-clad transformation of Victorian cottage

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This property has received a sustainable transformation with timber cladding and other upgrades to bring it up to modern design standards.





8. Brass House: The home with an outdoor living room


architects architectureIndoor-outdoor living is taken to another level in Brass House, which boasts an outdoor living room and native bushland setting.






9. Fort-like police station with unusual sustainability features

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This building is conceptually a citadel on the hill, protecting the people of the area.






10. Geometric design makes a zen addition to an Edwardian home

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Zen Architects’ Light Saw House cleverly juxtaposes a diverse palette of materials in a geometric design that creates an effortless sense of peace and tranquillity.