Lightscoop House Dulwich Hill

Brief: To re-think a series of poorly conceived renovations to a rear veranda conversion and dilapidated brick shed into a flowing, functional and green communal 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,..

The Tea Rooms Redfern

Brief: To breath new life into a federation style two storey terrace house in Redfern, for a client who loves their tea and sitting in the sun in close proximity to the garden. Creation of a new rear addition containing a new bathroom, kitchen, dining and living, and an attic conversion that can accommodate noisey guests..

Three Terrace Houses

Brief: To respond to the Government Architect’s Office of NSW open design competition for architects to design within the guidelines of a draft State Environmental Planning Policy (SEPP) that encourages medium density housing typologies in Sydney’s middle ring (between 10 and 30km from the CBD) suburbs.  Challenges: Road testing new planning legislation and from a designer’s perspective...

Driveway House St Peters

Brief: To sub-divide a driveway off an existing terrace home and design a new three bedroom home for a couple wanting a tree change in the Southern Highlands and a bolt-hole in the city to live part time when visiting their adult children. Challenges: Considering the the configuration of spaces on the narrow 3.6m wide site, whilst..

Boudoir Boulevarde

Brief: To adapt an existing Inter-War apartment, within a block of four apartments, to meet the needs of a downsizing household wanting to be close to their grandchildren. The brief includes a new kitchen and outdoor entertaining area, revamping the downstairs bathroom and creation of a new boudoir to an existing upstairs sunroom comprising of bath,..

Bendalong Beach House

Brief: Envisaged as a permanent camp, the brief was to create a relaxed and flexible beach house for a young couple and their extended families to come together on holidays and enjoy nature, surf and each others company. Challenges: Designing a house that can open up at Christmas when the whole family are over, and then completely close..

Hinterland House

Brief: To design a modest family home for a young couple making a tree change and planning a family. Two bedrooms and a separate workshop to nestle gently into the undulating terrain of the site. Challenges: Working with the contours of the site to ensure that a prominent ridge-line running down the centre was allowed to flow..