Samaha House – Balmoral, will involve alterations and additions to an existing P&O style house with panoramic views overlooking Balmoral Beach and North Head. Our intervention cultivates the original streamlined language of mass, banding and nautical curves and is softened by layers of terrace gardens on all levels. Samaha House also will meet the clients’ […]
It’s great to see the progress being made on-site at Kutti Beach. The ground level form work is being installed and steel work craned in. Check out the video. Thanks to our friends at Aerolens for the footage!
A remote bushland setting with panoramic, north facing views over Wallis Lake is the setting for this rural retreat on the mid-north coast of NSW. Salt spray from the ocean beyond the rolling ranges of the Booti Booti National Park is the backdrop to this vista, with the lake and mangroves in the foreground. A […]
The Wirra Willa Pavilion recently ‘set the stage’ for a King Living furniture commercial. A team of videographers and stylists arrived on site to create the commercial showcasing their new sofa with the ‘Monet’ style backdrop. Witness the cool CGI graphics used here.
The Kutti Beach House is a singular, undulating sculpture that white chalks itself through the narrow steepness of the site and releases outward to encapsulating views over Kutti Beach on Sydney Harbour. With layers of garden spaces, vantage points, and the interplay between verticality and horizontality of volume, the house draws on Mediterranean cues to […]
Amongst the trees; the impression of being within these new additions to a quaint weatherboard in Bilgola Beach. These new lightweight pavilions soar above the ground and dance between heritage Cabbage Tree Palms and adjacent bush reserve to allow for openness and fluttering canopy, plateau and ocean views. Designed to withstand extreme bushfire conditions, these […]
The proposed addition to the Flintrop Residence is essentially a ‘verandah’, which in turn is a feature that is firmly grounded in the language of Australian vernacular and living. Using a robust, yet refined palette of materials, this verandah has been used to unify the street elevation of a tired mid century cottage by the […]
The robust rectilinear forms and the perforated mesh skin of 15 Bowden Street, Alexandria, give it a machine – like character and speak of the extensive industrial heritage of the site and the locality. This interplay of utility and lyricism is also expressed in the interior, where a muted palette of concrete and glass is […]
Rural, coastal communities in Papua New Guinea face significant challenges due to a lack of access to adequate sanitation. The current practice of sea toilets, and open air defecation mean that people are getting very sick from direct or in-direct exposure to pathogens. So to engage with this problem, a member of our team, Nicholas […]
Cape Woolamai House – Hortus Conclusus Hortus conclusus, a latin term meaning “enclosed garden”, has taken root in the design of the Cape Woolamai House. In responding to the extreme environmental conditions of its coastal setting, the house is designed as a protective mass that allows for the provision of a contemplative internal garden that […]