// arthitectural / Sydney

SJB Interiors
The Harbour Rocks Hotel


Sydney design studio SJB Interiors have navigated the minefield of restrictions and regulations imposed by heritage status to restore one of Sydney’s architectural gems to its original glory. The Harbour Rocks Hotel in Sydney’s The Rocks is now an intimate boutique hotel unlike any other in Sydney thanks to a multimillion-dollar refurbishment that was completed this month. Built by convicts in 1887, […]


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Carter Williamson Architects
Nth Sydney


As architects operating in a culture where the square meterage of floor plans seem to grow and grow, we are convinced that the biggest contribution we can make towards a sustainable built environment is the design and inhabitation of ‘fit’ buildings; buildings that are not simply ‘big’, but big enough and flexible enough to accommodate changing lifestyles. Our […]


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Carter Williamson Architects
Andrew’s House


As architects operating in a culture where the square meterage of floor plans seem to grow and grow, we are convinced that the biggest contribution we can make towards a sustainable built environment is the design and inhabitation of ‘fit’ buildings; buildings that are not simply ‘big’, but big enough and flexible enough to accommodate changing lifestyles. Our clients […]


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Aleksandar Design Group
Hunters Hill residence


An existing face brick residence within a heritage area of Sydney has been transformed.  The features of the original house have been retained, whilst a poor quality previous extension has been removed.   A large double storey pavilion has been created behind the existing residence, with a glazed link connecting the two. Duplicating of some of […]


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Tony Owen Partners
Fractal Cafe


Tony Owen Partners has just completed the Fractal Café in Sydney. The café is located in the ground floor of the recently completed Boston University Student Housing building. The rear of BU is located on a narrow laneway in the city. It was a feature of the original design, that building was the cut back […]


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World Architecture Festival
2011 Winners announced – Day One


Twelve buildings from around the world have today been announced as winners on the first day of the World Architectural Festival (WAF) Awards 2011. The presentation of the WAF Awards is taking place during the largest global celebration of architecture – the World Architecture Festival, which is being  held in Barcelona (CCIB) this week. Speaking […]


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Tony Owen Partners
Darling Island Lobbies


Giant Fractal Jelly Fish feature in the new public areas designed by Tony Owen for one of Sydney’s premier addresses. Tony Owen Partners have just completed the transformation of the Darling Island public areas. Darling Island Apartments, originally completed in 2004, is one of the most prestigious developments in Sydney in recent years. Located on […]


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HASSELL to inspire a revival of hopscotch and marbles


Before iPhones and computer games, kids were playing hopscotch and marbles in the streets. And they’ll be doing it again soon thanks to a team of HASSELL landscape architects who will be reactivating under-utilised city spaces. The team is one of five groups awarded the opportunity to transform several Sydney spaces as part of the […]


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Ian Moore Architects
Strelein Warehouse


This project is the conversion of a late 19th former grocery warehouse into a 2 level, one bedroom residence. In the mid 20th century it had 35 years of use as an engineering workshop before being converted to an artist’s studio and residence in the 1970s. Internally a 1.7 metre height difference between the 2 […]


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Tony Owen Partners
Shibuya-Newtown


In this design for 2 town houses in the Sydney inner-city suburb of Newtown, Tony Owen Partners looked for inspiration to the pocket design solutions of Japan. The result; ‘Shiuya-Newtown, is a study of sculptural possibilities on a tight urban sight. The site is located in a dense historic part of Newtown. This area is […]


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HASSELL
Summer Hill Flour Mills


HASSELL is advising EG Funds Management on the reinvigoration and regeneration of a former heritage flour mill, including industrial silo structures, for mixed uses and community benefit. The site will provide new residential facilities in the emerging suburbs of Summer Hill and Lewisham in inner-western Sydney. The vibrant mix of proposed uses such as cafes, […]


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Durbach Block Architects
Roslyn Street Bar / Restaurant


  5-9 Roslyn Street Potts Point is a triangular shaped site, less than 200m2 in size. The rounded end looks directly onto a small public space. The shape of the site exaggerates perspective, the tiny footprint amplifies the perception of height. We wanted the building to sit easily in its place, to recognise the architectural […]


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HASSELL
Epping to Chatswood Rail Link


The Epping to Chastwood Rail Link is a $2.35 billion expansion of the Metropolitan network, providing world class stations, at Epping, Macquarie University, Macquarie Park and North Ryde. Signature entry pavilions establish the project identity. Draped in glass louvres they welcome, shelter and direct passengers. They capture light by day and beckon at night. They […]


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HASSELL
Qantas Domestic Terminal


  A stimulating experience Creating a new world class passenger environment, while maintaining an operating airport, requires discipline, careful planning and an integrated approach. HASSELL set out to design a building that satisfies the demands of aircraft operations, high level security and large volume passenger processing, while at the same time enhancing the passenger experience […]


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Tony Owen Partners
Boston University Student Housing


The new student quarters for Boston University by Tony Owen Partners and Silvester Fuller Architects at 15-25 Regent Street, Chippendale is a unique design using fissures to provide maximum solar access to bedrooms as well as natural ventilation throughout the building. The eight-level, environmentally-efficient building can accommodate up to 164 students in a style to […]


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Koichi Takada Architects
Cave Restaurant


We aim to change the way we eat and chat in restaurants. The acoustic quality of restaurants contributes to the comfort and enjoyment of a dining experience. We have experimented with noise levels in relation to the comfort of dining and the ambience a cave like environment can create. The timber profiles generate a sound studio […]


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