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Historical grandeur at Werribee Mansion
A new lease of life has been given to the Refectory at Werribee Mansion by Doherty Design Studio, stripped of a 1980s refurbishment in favour of gentle grey and white highlights which accentuate the original plasterwork and classic architectural elements.
Design movement: Umbilico Circus School
“If you are swinging around on a trapeze, the world stays still and you are continually moving around in relation to it, so your relationship to the room continually changes,” said Dunn & Hillam director Lee Hillam. The studio recently renovated the Umbilico Circus and Movement School in Rosebery, creating a bright design that emphasises dimension and point of view.
Inside the cover of the Toowoomba City Library
Establishing trust in a bold design vision is more challenging – but also more rewarding – when your clients include the public and their elected representatives, as Peddle Thorp and James Cubitt Architects (JCA) discovered during their development for the design of the new Toowoomba City Library.
Studio Y’s raw interior
For Melbourne’s specialty dessert bar Raw Trader, Studio Y has created an interior that envelops the patron in a tactile and rustic industrial environment.
WWI centenary marked by nautical museum
Marking the centenary of WWI, the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM) has launched Action Stations, a $12-million dollar museum designed by multi-disciplinary studio Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp (FJMT).
Shapes and shadows: the architect at home
In the Melbourne suburb of Brighton, Robert Puksand of Gray Puksand has completed a $1.8 million residential project – his own family home. A field of irregular shapes and colours, the space is a playful exploration of architecture in the most personal of settings.
Matt Woods brews interior for second Rabbit Hole store
In an area set to become a thriving precinct for hospitality design, The Rabbit Hole will open their second store in Barangaroo South this June, again enlisting Matt Woods Design to provide their signature flair.
Moody retail at OSKA Sydney
Designed by Ink interior Architecture, German womenswear label OSKA’s QVB Sydney store displays a tough materiality, with slick black surfaces and a monochrome palette providing a dramatic backdrop to the clothing on show.
CSU Engineering Building by ThomsonAdsett
ThomsonAdsett has designed a new engineering building for Charles Sturt University, with views to Bathurst’s iconic Mount Panorama race circuit. The unique project illustrates the benefits of designing a curriculum and associated learning environment in parallel.
Erpingham House, Fremantle
Erpingham by MSG Architects is a prototype house located in Hamilton Hill, 10 mins south of Fremantle, Western Australia. The modern family home seeks to provide a financial and environmentally sustainable alternative to the project house market.