Our weekly roundup of the best reader comments on Dezeen
Architecture dominated reader comments on Dezeen this week, spurred on by the president of China who declared that he wanted "no more weird architecture".
Torquay Concrete House
A beautiful concrete house on the Victorian surf coast in Torquay, Australia. Idealised by Auhaus Architecture, the 4 bedroom family house has been designed as a walled sanctuary, opening up onto itself and allowing stunning views onto wetlands and a golf course. The material palette is rich and textured, and the combination of concrete and warm wood works wonders. The use of brass details along with marble and wood, add warmth to the natural concrete mass, while also providing exquisite…
Perforated bricks give privacy to Melbourne house by Inglis Architects
Perforated bricks soften the facade and provide privacy for the owners of this Melbourne house by Australian studio Inglis Architects.
Gallery of Brick House / Andrew Burges Architects - 3
Image 3 of 22 from gallery of Brick House / Andrew Burges Architects. Photograph by Peter Bennetts
New events for the autumn season
Look out for a for a fresh round of events and exhibitions coming your way. This autumn we welcome two new exhibitions to the Museum of Sydney; Iconic Australian Houses: An Exhibition by Karen McCartney and Celestial City: Sydney’s Chinese Story. We’ve also cooked up a fresh batch of school holiday events, including an unforgettable Easter egg hunt at both Vaucluse House and Elizabeth Farm.
Top Ten Australian Homes of 2016 · Poppy Lane, Scott Gibson + Family - The Design Files | Australia's most popular design blog.
A ‘life sized treehouse' layered with locally made furniture, homewares and artwork.
Mary Residence par Matt Gibson - Journal du Design
Maison victorienne contemporaine Belle rénovation de cette vieille maison de style victorien, célébrant ancien et nouveau par ses terrasses et son aménagement. La cohérence des matières et des couleurs offre un intérieur et un extérieur spacieux et lumineux à ses propriétaires. J'aime tout particulièrement