Terracotta, brick, granite: Technē’s Poacher & Hound
“The project is imagined as the sanctuary of a harsh terrain traveller. Brass objects scattered throughout the space are found treasured pieces, bridging the gap between the natural elements and the fine graphic elements.” Poacher & Hound is one of the latest hospitality projects designed by Technē Architecture + Interior Design.
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Earthquake-resistant modular homes for Christchurch
Melbourne-based business Habitech Systems has partnered with Christchurch-based building company LiteGreen Projects to produce modular, earthquake-resilient, and sustainable homes for New Zealanders.
Historic adaptation: Bay 9
“We didn’t have to look far for inspiration. Located under the Harbour Bridge and filled with rich industrial heritage, the space we were asked to work with was truly a beautiful canvas,” says Barry Babikian of BJB Architects. BJB and Brenchley Architects recently completed a creative work hub on Sydney’s North Shore.
Mount Alvernia College by m3architecture
Imaginatively interpreting the school’s Franciscan history, m3architecture has designed Mount Alvernia College’s vibrant new La Verna Building, Anthony Building and La Foresta Garden.
The French bistro in a rum factory: Bistrot Gavroche
Bistrot Gavroche in Kensington Street Chippendale, from the menu through to the interior, is unmistakably French. It’s not trying to be one step removed from its namesake, it’s right on top. Brought together by Design Portfolio, the Parisian Bistro is in what was once a Sydney rum factory.
Going for gold: Studio P designs Bondi fitness centre
Fitness chain Gold’s Gym has just opened its doors in the Pacific Bondi Beach development, with a state-of-the-art facility designed by Studio P. Evoking a simple, understated and relaxed elegance, the space has been designed to reflect the very best of Bondi Beach.
Embracing brick and concrete with Smart Design Studio
SDS has designed an exemplar medium-density property which reflects an increasing public desire for good design – an apparently simple building that gradually reveals a series of ideas, both individual and unique.
Mills Gorman’s Fitzroy Heritage House
Muted tones and finely detailed steelwork pattern the façade of the home, which serves as a nod to what was once an industrial neighbourhood, through an interior comprised original bricks, timber, and blackened steel.
Exposed interiors at Melrose Health
By dissolving the line between office and warehouse, Bent Architecture transforms a typically mundane building into a dynamic new headquarters for Melrose, a national health product company based in outer-eastern Melbourne.
Blue horizons at the Elements of Byron resort
Brisbane architecture firm Shane Thompson Architects has designed the resort, situated on the beach of Byron Bay, Australia – a project that is respectful of its unique and special 50 acre site, with almost two kilometres of beach frontage.
Geometrical abode: The Northcote House
To create a home for a family of six, Timmins+Whyte took the client’s existing residence and added a modern extension to the back. The addition carefully considers use of space – providing a domain that encourages time spent together as a family unit, while simultaneously allowing quiet space for individual use.