Equipped for entertaining, this dynamic penthouse in the heart of Surry Hills is inspired by commercial hospitality interiors. Stukel Stone worked with their clients, a couple from France and New York, to make bold and unexpected choices for their Sydney chapter. The existing two-bedroom apartment had a poorly planned layout and lacked generosity of movement […]
The building forms are rural in nature, with their gable roofs referencing the typical historic barn forms. With unnecessary ornamentation stripped from the facades, the buildings’ contemporary exteriors are clad in a compressed cement sheet cladding and corrugated metal.
"Conceptually, the whole of the building was developed as a Cuban mansion. Layers of paint were removed through a peeling process to reveal the age of the building to help tell the story of the past that was present within." Studio Gram discusses Hotel Harry, a Heritage listed hotel that sits proudly as the leader of Sydney's artistic heart and soul, Surry Hills.
The Carlisle Street extension is a foray into a new Australian vernacular. Familiar materials and form are used with a higher consideration to context and passive design to create an extension that is restrained and simple; a volume of space that is light-filled and expansive yet private.
Coming in at a minuscule 17m2, the new Campos coffee kiosk in Barangaroo’s International Towers adds a touch of luxury to the space. Designed by Woods Bagot, with the lobby space in mind, the pop-up style kiosk is a deliberate insertion that blends with the surrounding grandeur of the lobby architecture. The coffee kiosk was […]
Lassik Laser – a new business venture for D’Cruz’s client – a beauty therapy clinic specialising in advanced technology in cosmetic laser treatments. The client’s brief was for the space to adopt a design language that sets it apart from other similar businesses where a cold and clinical aesthetic presents as the norm. Inspired by […]
BRM Projects has delivered a design that incorporates comfort, creativity, innovation and value through spatial versatility and optimum use of space.
Habitat on Terrace by REFRESH*DESIGN references the Queensland vernacular, creating a row of townhouses that don't feel out of place in their context.
Perched is an extension at the rear of a semi-detached, Edwardian house, a project by Wesley Spencer and Mathilde Polmard. The home sticks to the essentials, embraces light and puts emphasis on a kitchen suitable for a chef.
"I think everyone we were bidding against wanted to knock it down. Although that might have been more sensible, I fall in love too easily." Robbie Walker discusses the Glass Link House, which once had a fake tile roof, nasty aluminium windows and a dodgy add-on, but is now a delightful family home.