Courtyard House Curl Curl

In Progress: Creation of a new family home including lofty and light double height living spaces opening seamlessly onto outdoor spaces and Curl Curl views. A neutral pallet of materials provide a serene and effortless living environment for the parents and their young children. A link bridge connecting the two main wings of the house..

Lake House Culburra

In Progress:   The clients brief called for a relaxed lake house that frames views of the lake and the distant mountains. Sculpted openings frame views and create a deep recess to protect the openings from the elements. The house is composed of two main pavilions which are connected and articulated via a single storey..

Manly House

In Progress: Creation of a new rear extension to a 1920’s free-standing cottage in Manly for a family of five. The new extension is designed to extend the home seamlessly into the rear (northern) and side (eastern) setbacks to facilitate outdoor living, dining and relaxing as a family, responding to a love of outdoor living..

Juliet House Camperdown

  Brief: The project brief was to extend an existing Federation style heritage home to create a generous, light and lofty contemporary living space that connects with the rear garden and laneway, a parents retreat + ensuite upstairs and an additional bedroom kids bedroom. A vast increase in floor area was required however the scale and..

Stealth House Greenwich

A proposed two storey rear extension to a semi-detached house in Greenwich…externally stealth-like and clearly legible against the original heritage home, internally vibrant social spaces are inter-connected across two levels, extending the house into the garden and framing district views via a discrete roof balcony. The project is soon to commence construction. More to follow…..

Garden Room House Dulwich Hill

Brief: Re-connect a Federation cottage to its rear garden by transforming a dilapidated brick shed into an open plan light filled living space for a family of three to live and play surrounded by, and immersed in, their garden. Including a new kitchen, play room, study + DJ desk, lego area, laundry, bathroom, swimming pool and landscaping...

Casa de Baso Collaroy Plateau

Brief: To breath new life into a 1950’s Northern Beaches classic that has undergone a number of ill conceived renovations, and open up the living spaces to create a generous and light home for a growing young family of 5. Challenges: Working to an extremely tight budget it was decided to retain nearly all of the original..

IMBY Kit Manyana

Brief: To create a sustainable modular building kit that can be assembled onsite by unskilled people quickly and with relative ease using only basic tools. The brief called for a building system that is able to be erected onsite efficiently and with minimal impact to existing flora and fauna, disappear into the inspiring natural landscape of..

Saw Tooth House Drummoyne

Brief: A new contemporary rear extension to an interwar semi-detached house for a growing young family of four including parents retreat with ensuite, second bathroom, attic room, study, open plan living space. Challenges: Working with a south facing semi on a tight site with many overlooking properties at the rear. Finding a roof form that minimises overshadowing..

Jewellery Box Studio Dulwich Hill

Brief: To create a painting studio for a part-time visual artist who works from home. Challenges: Making the painting studio disappear within its garden setting and allowing the painter to feel like they are working “plein air”, drawing the garden into the space. Solutions: Use of the Japanese technique of shou sugi ban (charred timber) on the hardwood..