Problem : Family of 5 using one bathroom from the 1980’s & small window of opportunity to build. Opportunity : An existing exterior slot on the side of the semi to insert a new bathroom and second toilet Solution : Careful space planning and detailing, committed builder and great clients
Lobby Interior using high-key wallpaper to reflect the original Art-Deco colours & features of the original shell.
An exiting proposal we first designed years ago is rising like a phoenix from the metaphorical ashes. The flagship Recycling Facility is designed as a “Drive-Thru” concept to accept a wide variety of waste-streams from domestic and small scale commercial sources. Now reinvented with a new RHubs Identity, the proposal has some new life…..watch this space!
Currently under development, this infill terrace transforms an existing one bedroom Workers Cottage into a light-filled 3 bed/2 bath family home in Annandale in Sydney’s Inner West. Use of skylights and roof forms to provide natural light and sense of space on a narrow block. Great client with a clear vision for what was required.
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 →
The latest images from our 1930’s Country House project in East Sussex, UK. The formal living room is featured here with a small purpose-designed cocktail bar at one end. To ensure this element did not dominate the room, we lowered the floor level at the rear bar and sourced low feature seats infront to allow similar eye level contact between front and rear. The “RubyRed” customed-designed coffee table at lounge area is mirrored in the... Read The Rest →
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 as “The Intersection” in a... Read The Rest →
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 →
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 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