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kensington units progress

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Here's an update on our Kensington units which are in the final phase of construction. Angelo & Ross from Atsiki are doing their usual brilliant job interpreting our drawings into something really nice. Should be finished in another month or so.

More pics then......           J









a new eden

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Well, here we are at the start of another small medium density project. This time in Arncliffe.

As usual I'm excited to be working with new shapes and layouts but sad to lose the three single Federation and Bungalow cottages that have to be demolished to make way. There are such limited options in areas zoned for high density. Left over cottages look like a complete anachronism. We work to recycle as much as possible at least.

These are the latest 3D studies.... another neat, Val Lee, 3D model. We've gone for a disciplined facade which faces North East with operable screens for solar and privacy control. It seems to be coming together as a building form.

Anyhooo... we are off for pre-DA. Who knows what changes will occur...

J











summer hill idyll

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In Summer Hill (the cutest little village in Sydney), to the southern side of the little public square off Lackey Street, someone has gone to a lot of trouble to create a really neat trompe l'oeil scene on the side of an old terrace.

While you are there make sure you get a  scrummy breakfast from Plunge cafe, just down the street.


J