Showing posts from June, 2012

kensington units progress

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 our original concept what the boys did.... pretty close crisp lines, horizontal window elements we are working with more compact kitchens and interesting window combinations lovely miranti pergolas juxtaposed against alucobond cladding some more of our window experiments

a new eden

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 existing cottage group great corner site lots of existing trees to be retained we thought a curved roof softened the overall simple shapes western wing has two storey cross over units operable screens create an active

summer hill idyll

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 how to brighten up a really dull blank wall it's slightly naive but has a great consistency and in the flesh the colours look and feel great