// arthitectural / Australia

Danny Broe Architect
Surry Hills Terrace House


The brief: maintain and preserve the lovely big rooms at the front of the house, while radically transforming the kitchen and bathroom at the back into a wonderful contemporary space. Seamlessly blend inside and outside living spaces. Features Natural materials such as hardwood are repeated in built-in furniture, deck and cladding. The valuable car space was […]


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Andrew Maynard Architects
Hill House


The problem/opportunity Design is complex. There is little that is more complex to design than a home, however fundamental issues offer an architect a starting point; where is the sun? How do we capture it in winter, how do we exclude it in summer? The thin allotments that dominate Melbourne’s northern suburbs often provide indomitable constraints […]


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Chris Elliott Architects
Seacliff House


Concept A house for a family of four. Everyday life occurs on a platform overlooking the sea. Beneath this the rock is carved out to form a grotto. Above the platform is a protective cocoon for sleeping. Astride all this at roof level sits a belvedere accessible only via a narrow curved stair, as in a […]


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Bourne Blue Architecture
Elizabeth Beach


Elizabeth Beach, on the mid North coast of NSW, Australia, is a small village with a mix of holiday houses and permanent residences. The climate is temperate and the surroundings largely unspoiled. The site is located opposite some remnant littoral rainforest, midway between the estuary of Wallis Lake and the Pacific Ocean.   The principal opportunity that the […]


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Andrew Maynard Architects
Butler House


Nestled within the undulated roofline of one of Fitzroy’s famed MacRobertson warehouses, sits a roof terrace with a difference – complete with canopy and turf. This, the vertical and architectural pinnacle of the Butler House, fills the void that effects so many inner-city dwellings – a lack of outdoor space. Further to this, the warehouse […]


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Nic Owen Architects
Kew House


The extension is an example of responsible rationalisation of a typical suburban house which offers a stimulating environment and demonstrates environmentally sustainable design. The project is located on a 740m2 site in Kew. The existing house whilst generously sized lacked a clear thought-out plan. The land fell 5.5m over its length and further aided to dysfunctional […]


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Anderson Architecture
Waverley Residence


In meeting the client’s ambitious brief it was essential to ensure that sustainability was at the core of the design from the outset, despite site restrictions which demanded out of the box solutions to meet performance goals. The final design reconnects with the site, neighbourhood and geography and is a result of extensive computer modelling reinforcing passive solar […]


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SPARK architects
Bass and Flinders Gateway


The Bass and Flinders Gateway development is located in Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia and comprises 35,000 sqm of predominantly residential units supported by a modicum of commercial space. The site sits at the threshold of Wollongong and the greater Illawarra region and is bounded by Princes Highway, Campbell and Keira streets. The Illawarra Escarpment is an omnipresent […]


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Grant Maggs Architects
Maribyrnong House


For our firm this commission represents the rare convergence of a beautiful site, an adventurous client and a generous budget. The response is a dwelling which presents a zinc, and masonry two storey facade to the street. The reverse view from the river shows the zinc cladding peeled away to reveal a glazed curtain wall and […]


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Shaun Lockyer Architects
River Room


This project involved the refurbishment and extension to a 1990’s cottage that had been substantially damaged during the January 2011 Brisbane River floods. The existing house enjoyed north east aspect river frontage but had very a poor connection to the river as well as massively underutilised living areas. The primary scope for the project involved […]


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FJMT
Concourse Chatswood


The Concourse Chatswood, located in the heart of Sydney’s North Shore, offers a dynamic range of live arts and entertainment. The project revitalizes the heart of the third largest retail precinct in Australia and has become the new iconic, civic and cultural heart of the North Shore. It features a major public open space, a […]


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HASSELL
Vivid installations


The Dalgety Line by David Tickle and Emma Townsend is a site-specific installation that seeks to reconnect the city and the Harbour, responding to the original position of two assets of the Dalgety company (a wharf and a wool store), as well as a 2012 proposal to split the Millers Point area into two suburbs, […]


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BVN Architecture
Monash university student housing


The project, located on one of Australia’s pre-eminent universities Monash University’s Clayton Campus, Melbourne Australia comprises two 5 storeys buildings each containing 300 student studios, flanking a central, common courtyard. The fundamental starting point for the project was creating a community whilst supporting the individual; therefore the courtyard becomes the meeting point and entry to […]


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Bagnato Architects
Hudson St.


Begin with a building with soul, add the architectural free spirit of Dominic and Marie Bagnato. The result is Moonee Ponds’ most memorable home, a residence that thrills the senses throughout spectacular spaces of unlimited luxury and unforgettable refinement. Innovative, intelligent and inspired, this home marries an 1892 church to 2012 modernity throughout unique dimensions […]


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Koichi Takada Architects
Ippudo


Ippudo is designed to introduce the Japanese noodle culture into Australian dining. More than just a restaurant, Ippudo is a gallery of the noodle culture, displaying traditional noodle bowls and spoons, and a traditional clay feature wall from Hakata, the birthplace of Ippudo. The enthusiasm of the staff is reflected in their greetings and service […]


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Jackson Clements Burrows Pty Ltd Architects
Armadale House


This project involved alterations and additions to an existing Victorian house in Armadale that had been renovated in the late 1980s. The scope of work included a complete refurbishment of the existing Victorian House and a new upper level extension separated into two private zones for parents and children. An alterations and additions project to […]


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ARM Architecture and Cameron Chisholm & Nicol Architects
Perth Arena


Design of the arena is a joint venture between by ARM Architecture and Cameron Chisholm Nicol, who based the striking form on the Eternity puzzle, with references to one of Perth’s oldest buildings: the twelve-sided Roundhouse in Fremantle. Its bold, puzzle-inspired exterior made with ALUCOBOND® in Custom Colour Arena Blue, Cream, Black, Sparkling White and […]


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Breathe Architecture
Lulamae Boutique


This tiny retail tenancy fit-out at Melbourne Central is the fourth chapter of the Lulamae and Breathe Architecture collaboration story. After a successful cardboard pop-up store in 2009, a more permanent installation takes form at ‘The Corner’ precinct at Level 2 of Melbourne Central. The project presents itself as a live theatre set – assembling front and down […]


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HASSELL
Ovolo Hotel


Hong Kong’s successful Hind Group recently entered the Australian market and their first project has been transforming a building of former lackluster serviced apartments on Little Bourke St in Melbourne’s CBD into the boutique Ovolo Hotel, aimed at tech-savvy professionals. A key part of the design challenge for the HASSELL team was instilling a unique ‘local identity’ into […]


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HASSELL
Parkroyal Darling Harbour


The PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney, one of Australia’s most respected hotel names, has relaunched following a complete interior redesign. The hotel now boasts a fresh, contemporary interior that incorporates the latest in hotel technology, offering a world-class hotel experience in the heart of the CBD. The relaunch comes at an exciting time for PARKROYAL Hotels & Resorts, owned by […]


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