Riverside architecture with ‘a touch of yesterday’s grandeur’

Designed by Elenberg Fraser the Oxley + Stirling Residences sits on a picturesque bend between two reaches of the Brisbane River. Architect’s statement The proposal was to enhance the connection between the site and the spectacular views of the Brisbane River and the city centre to the north. Harnessing the unique outlooks across to the CBD […]

Cirqua Apartments by BKK Architects

Located in Melbourne, the brief for Cirqua Apartments called for a timeless and robust building that would appeal to owner-occupiers, rather than investors. Architect’s statement Cirqua creates a new living environment for East Ivanhoe, providing a strong sense of address for tenants whilst maintaining a street rhythm and scale that stitches the project into its […]

A unique take on the bow window defines this high-end multi-res

Located in the historic Birdcage Walk Conservation Area of Westminster, London, this residential development by DROO features protruding glass windows that curve in and out.  The project had a peculiar brief: to create an innovative residential development in the midst of Heritage settings. At equal distance from Buckingham Palace and the House of Parliament, the development had to introduce […]

Designing with students rather than for them: Rockford Public School

To create Rockford Public Schools’ new K-5 prototype school in the US, CannonDesign worked collaboratively with its students to achieve a design outcome that truly meets their needs. During discovery meetings with the school principal, the design team learned the school district holds ‘morning briefings’ with their students, many of whom have disadvantageous, difficult and even […]

Melbourne’s La Mama Theatre will have a ‘simple and restrained’ post-fire redesign

Linehouse designs a traditional Chinese teahouse with a modern aesthetic