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What lies at the heart of every home? The living space, the kitchen, the bedroom? A free form carbon-fibre shell? Nicknamed the Mancave by architects  Allen Jack + Cottier the pod contains the bedroom and bathroom in this inner-city Surry Hills warehouse. Part folly, part experimentation in fabrication and form it certainly gives new meaning to cocooning.

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Northern Tablelands

A moody, dramatic country home. A modern day homestead with a killer art collection. Layers of personality and a practical luxury. A refuge from the harsh countryside outside. Northern Tablelands home by who else but Hare + Klein.

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Wide open arms

The two intersecting blocks that comprise this Woollahra house by Sydney-based architectural firm Tzannes Associates have been arranged to suit an irregular site. More so they are like two giant arms wide open to embrace the outside. With walls and windows that slide and concertina the interiors become part of the garden. What a joy to have that flowering magnolia as part of your living room.

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Stalking leftovers

You know my mantra by now. I'm a fussy real estate stalker. Not quite right, bad photos, I need more photos please! Can't quite put my finger on it listings with something that has me nodding "yes". It's a mixed bag this week. The last of the Surry Hills bohemian artist's warehouses, a modernist gem and an epic Bondi Beach bedroom view. Click on the images to head to the listings. All via

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The Bower

I just had to share another project from Hare + Klein. Their new website has my head spinning with inspiration. House after house, photo after photo. Simply stunning. Like this family home redo in Manly, Sydney just a stones throw from the water. No tired old blue and white beach theme here. Just rich colour, texture and personality. Earthy. Warm like the sun. Casual and stylish just like a beach side family home should be.

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