Our brief was to design a Singaporean style garden suitable for the Australian climate.

A Singapore-based Australian family of five engaged Novocastrian small businesses to extensively renovate the interior of an original Merewether miner’s cottage on Buchanan Street, a place they have lovingly dubbed The Hideaway.

Their favourite space is the Singapore-inspired garden, created by MUD, landscaped in the north-facing backyard with the huge 50-year-old frangipani tree blooming in summer beside the Singapore-inspired new plantings.

Read on about the beautiful result here: http://www.theherald.com.au/story/5188025/homes-of-the-hunter-merewether-photos/#slide=3