St. Mary’s Primary School

smith+tracey Architects recently completed the architecture and interior design of St .Mary’s Primary School, Greensborough, Victoria. Project information: The philosophy of the design was drawn from the external environment of Greensborough; a leafy north eastern suburb of Melbourne. It was important for the interior to reflect the buildings surroundings, and create an engaging learning environment for the students of St Mary’s. Similarly, the architecture utilized the natural context Read more […]
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Clancy’s Fish Bar City Beach

Paul Burnham Architects Pty Ltd designed Clancy’s Fish Bar City Beach, the third of the quirky and family friendly Clancy’s Fish Pubs in Perth, Western Australia. Here is the project description: The project was the theatrical transformation of a former restaurant building located on the sand dunes at the popular City Beach. The owners took possession of the former restaurant building in late November 2010. To bring about the earliest possible relaunch within the remaining Perth summer, Read more […]
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Balmain House

Carter Williamson Architects designed this house located in Sydney, Australia. Here is the project description: The brief was to bring light into our clients’ home and their lives. Their old home was Victorian, dark and periodically tight and depressing. The original house on the site is an 1860s timber cottage sourced, sawn and constructed from local timber. It was little changed when we got it. A L+EC ruling had virtually made it a heritage item, which came with court-defined planning Read more […]
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BBC Worldwide Office

Australian design studio Thoughtspace have completed the interior for BBC Worldwide’s office in Sydney, Australia. Here is the project description: Thoughtspace took two geographically separate BBC Worldwide offices and created a dynamic 2000 square meter workplace in Macquarie Park. BBC Worldwide’s new headquarters boasts a large expanse of office-free open plan environment peppered with a variety of working lounges and alternative activity based working areas. The organization believed Read more […]
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The Nicholson Residence

MAC Interactive Architects recently completed the renovation of a 70’s brick house in Sydney, Australia. The original house was dark and cluttered with separate rooms for each function with no sense of flow. The architects adapted and modified the house to suit the changing needs of its long-standing owners. The interior was presented as a spatial design program within which the client can express themselves. Via Contemporist Read more […]
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Ala Moana House

Omiros One Architecture, O1A, designed this five bedroom luxury residence that commands endless ocean views form atop a steeply inclined site on Hamilton Islands in the heart of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. The Ala Moana house, that takes its name form the Hawaiian term “ocean pathways”, combines a relaxed tropical resort ambience with luxury, sophistication, privacy and tranquility. Here is the project concept: The architectural design process involved meeting all objectives of the Read more […]
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Sharon Fraser’s House

Architect Sharon Fraser designed her personal residence, which is situated in Byron Bay, Australia, with great detailing and a sense of bringing the outside in. The U shaped plan takes advantage of the surrounding views throughout the day, which acts as a key factor in the allocation of the interior spaces according to the day to day activities. The exterior area is designed to the family’s enjoyment of life outdoors, especially as the sun sets and the house is bathed in a magical glow. The Read more […]
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Aesop Armadale Shop by Ryan Russell

Aesop’s new store in Armadale, Australia, has been designed by Ryan Russell. The store is a small space that offers enormous potential thanks to the use of light, color and texture. Like the Aesop Shop in Sydney, one of the largest walls of the shop is used to display Aesop’s products. Via yatzer Read more […]
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Maedaya Bar by Architects EAT

The Maedaya Bar, also known as the “House of Ropes”, is Melbourne’s newest Sake Bar created by Architects EAT like a forest of ropes. The rope idea originated from the classic design of sake bottles, which are traditionally secured with ropes. The principal material for this project are Manila ropes, timber and concrete. They took a different path with the first floor function room, which is in stark contrast with the ground floor rope room. Here they have created a modern, minimalist space Read more […]
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Aesop Shop in Sydney by March Studio

Aesop’s complete range of skin, hair and body products is now available in the Stand Arcade with a new signature store created by March Studio. The store is a distinctly contemporary addition to the arcade, a vision of alabaster, cooling green hues and amber glass. The clean-lined space offers a visual break from the otherwise busy arcade, showcasing Aesop’s preference for spare lines and a clean aesthetic. Via yatzer Read more […]
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