HOW IT HAPPENED ?6 PROFILE: Martyn Thompson 14 Seeking out the unfamiliar 26 PROFILE: Nectar Efkarpidis 32 Organic mechanical 44 PROFILE: Roman and Williams 48 Spirit of nature 62 PROFILE: Don Cameron 70 The art of accidents 84 PROFILE: John Wardle 90 Strange beauty 104 PROFILE: Alison Coates 112 Hidden architecture 124 PROFILE: Nicholas Jones 134 Mark of the hand 140 PROFILE: Hotel Hotel 148 Finding inspiration in the broken 164 PROFILE: Sofie Lachaert & Luc d Hanis 168 Deep shadow 178 PROFILE: Sibella Court 186 From the land 196 PROFILE: JAMES PLUMB 202 Appreciating the patina of history 212 PROFILE: Jean-Christophe Aumas 216 Weathering & decay 228 Working in a different dimension 236 PROFILE: Boulevard Leopold 242 Reviving an ancient craft 254 PROFILE: Bea Mombaers 258 Weaving connections 268 Incomplete & irregular 274 RESOURCES 282 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 287
Karen McCartney has a wealth of experience in the areas of design, interiors and architecture. She edited Marie Claire Lifestyle and was the founding editor of Inside Out magazine before becoming Editorial Director (Lifestyle) at News Corp. She is the author of the bestselling architecture books 50/60/70 Iconic Australian Houses and 70/80/90 Iconic Australian Houses, both published by Murdoch Books. These books were translated into highly successful exhibitions at the Museum of Sydney. Superhouse and White Rooms are her latest books. Glen Proebstel is a New York based stylist. He has a number of international clients, and has worked for many Australian and international magazines, including UK Red, Bon Appetit, Donna Hay, British Elle Decoration, Vogue Living and Quintessential. Sharyn Cairns is at the forefront of commercial photography in Australia. Her work is featured in many notable Australian and international magazines, including Gourmet Traveller, Vogue Living, British Elle Decoration and UK House & Garden. Sharyn has photographed numerous cookbooks for well-known chefs, including Maggie Beer, Tobie Puttock and Jacques Reymond.