Residential Project Update : Site Work Commencing

                        This residential project consists of major upgrades to Living , Kitchen & Bathroom areas of a Federation House in Inner West Sydney. Holistic Space Planning studies resulted in a relocation of the Kitchen towards the garden area and the former kitchen area, within the original house volume, being re-designed as a more intimate TV Lounge. Custom-made screens will add privacy and subtly define different functions, while the open plan kitchen is a “Jewel-in-the-Crown” with the Island Bench acting... Read The Rest →

New Paddington Retail Opens

          Our project to convert a pair of terrace properties into a boutique retail development is adding a new dynamic to Glenmore Road in Paddington. The project was steered through a complex approvals process by us has recently been shopfitted with two high-end retail tenancies.We were pleased to maintain our association with these properties (which were originally converted to offices by us some years earlier) and with the new owner/client well versed in retail, the end result is a fabulous addition to this retail precinct known... Read The Rest →

Opening of New Exhibition Pavilions @ St Marys

Friday 3rd September saw the official opening of our New Exhibition Pavilions at St. Marys to house three historic wooden wagons.         The Bennett Wagons enterprise was one of St Mary’s manufacturing stalwarts in the 19th Century. The wagons were made originally by James Bennett (Snr) in a shed behind the hotel now know as the Park View opposite Victoria Park. Subsequently his sons took over an area of Queen Street with two Bennett factories and their wagons employed Australia-wide as well as on the West Coast... Read The Rest →

Penrith City Council : Wagon Pavilions Nearing Completion

Our project for Penrith City Council is nearing completion on site. Superstructure is complete and the essential built form can now be appreciated. Council and builder John Cooper of Westco have worked hard to maintain the design intent and use of recycled materials. Main timber posts are recycled telegraph poles to relate to the existing Rotary Funded “log cabin” A few more weeks work and 3 historic wooden wagons will be gracing the completed building.

VIVID : Sandstone Re-Imagined

Vivid Sydney transformed our vision of these 2 Sandstone Icons of Sydney’s Sandstone Heritage recently. The art deco original MCA facades were re-imagined as a De Stijl/Lego assemblage and the Gothic Revival Northern Facade of the Quadrangle at Sydney University had stunning overlays of Organic & Aboriginal Motifs

Glenmore Road, Paddington 1993-2014: Adaptive Re-Use Continues

We were first appointed architects for these buildings to renovate a deceased estate in 1993. After 20 years of successful operation as a market research consultancy by Stancombe Research & Planning, the building is now being converted by us as for retail use for new clients. This involves new additions to the street frontage and additional retail areas to the rear. Office accommodation is retained on the upper levels and the proposal is currently with Woollahra Council for DA approval. We are excited to be retained by the new owners... Read The Rest →

Pavilion Links to the Past in St Marys

Our Exhibition Pavilion Project on behalf of Penrith City Council for historic Bennett Wagons is gaining momentum & publicity. http://www.penrithcitygazette.com.au/story/2374756/pavilion-links-to-past/

 
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