Award-winning design: Best new house, best renovation revealed

Sophie Foster

Sophie Foster

News Corp Australia Network

River Hearth House was the best new house design. Picture: Christopher Frederick Jones.


A new house built around an old fireplace and a ‘modest’ renovation surrounded by mansions have emerged as the best of their class in the construction crisis era.

The best and brightest in residential design trends were revealed Thursday night at a state function for the Australian Institute of Architects.

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From significant business changes to noteworthy product launches, there’s always something new happening in the world of design. In this biweekly roundup, AD PRO has everything you need to know.

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IKEA US launches Interior Design Service

IKEA’s vast range of minimalist decor and DIY furniture comes to the rescue of many a budget-friendly home revamp. But now, the behemoth retailer is elevating its shopping experience with the rollout of Interior Design Service. Through the nationwide program, both consumers and businesses fill out digital questionnaires detailing their design goals before being matched with an appropriate expert. Over the

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