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Alexander & CO. infuses Sydney restaurant with “organic and warm” palette

Alexander & CO. used clever zoning to break a “stark, voluminous, double-height glass box” into a “lively eating, dining, entertainment destination” in North Sydney. “As the podium tenant, Glorietta presented various key constraints,” says the Sydney studio. “A cold and commercial character, including an open ceiling to allow for the base build utilities to remain […]

We Are Triibe “magnifies the essentials” in Sydney store

The duo from We Are Triibe squeezed a whole lot of design into the tiny flagship store for fashion brand The Horse in Manly. The 34-square-metre store is for a leather goods and watch brand launched in 2009 by two Sydney friends. The Manly store is located inside a “classic Sydney Victorian building” and uses […]

Recycled bricks frame a contemporary pavilion addition by Kreis Grennan Architecture

NSW-based Kreis Grennan Architecture has framed its contemporary addition to a Heritage cottage in Petersham with on-site recycled bricks. The single-storey addition was attached to the freestanding Federation-style cottage to considerably increase the floor space for the exisiting residents. With its exterior of local recycled bricks, the addition frames the new building and “creates a […]

Kuzman Architecture restores Melbourne home to “former glory”

Tasked with transforming a 1990s’ replica addition into a “light filled living wing that marries heritage features with contemporary detailing”, Kuzman Architecture kept the material palette raw and minimal. The clients bought Moor House in the Melbourne suburb of Camberwell several years ago with “the view to restoring the grand double fronted Victorian back to […]

Noise Noise Noise takes an “anarchic” approach in Melbourne retail store

Biasol is peachy keen in Melbourne bubble teashop design