Great Kemeri Bog Visitor's Centre Competition (Latvia): bar and restaraunt looking across to the forest beyond.
Behind fold-up "cafe" style doors is an indoor/outdoor play area for this preschool under the existing trusses of this warehouse near Maitland (painted "Fire Engine Red", of course).
Great Kemeri Bog Visitor's Centre Competition (Latvia): a wedge shaped gallery space connects inside and outside through carefuly place apertures.
Another site, another scheme, another dream - the life of an architectural practice; more potential projects pass through our doors than grains of sand through an hourglass (!?) Our archives are a veritable mausoleum of the walking dead: zombie projects - neither alive nor truly dead ...
Great Kemeri Bog Visitor's Centre Competition (Latvia): corridors that link into verandahs create vista's through the centre, sitting under a folded roof draining towards a central courtyard 'impluvium'.
Alterations + additions to Glebe Terrace: stair options options options .... options ....
Studies in our refurbishment of this 1960's church hall in Sydney's Mosman. A new terrace, administrative offices and stripping out those 60s 'stucco' ceiling tiles to expose steel trusses and possible harbour views ...
Boot Factory, Bondi: Our submission to develop feasibility studies to refurbish this abandoned heritage boot-making factory conceived of it as an open ground floor akin to Italian piazzas and their churches.
Studies for a future 'industry 4.0' precinct in western Sydney: borrowing from industrial/agricultural wide span building typologies, maintaining a diversity of building types is critical as Sydney densifies. Without spaces that can properly accommodate new forms of manufacturing, our city's continued densification will leave us with a legacy of small, boxy minimum-sized apartments with little capacity to be adapted into the future.
Inserting a child care centre into an old warehouse in Belmore; a delicate operation of cutting, replacing while maintaining that rapidly dissapearing open space typology in an ever-densifying Sydney.
Sitting adjacent to the heritage church, we hope our intervention looks like, maybe, it was always there; a restrained punctured verandah into the upper storey of the memorial hall.
Tongyeong Shipyard Regeneration: Maintaining an element of production through making is critical in providing local people ways to remain in their city.
Tongyeong Shipyard Regeneration: The ocean pool extends Tongyeong’s identity as a city of leisure connected to its marine history.
Tongyeong Shipyard Regeneration: Interstitial spaces are an extension of the city – places of unprogrammed urban possibilities.
Tongyeong Shipyard Regeneration: The Garden reintroduces elements of the lost natural environment to post industrial sites.
Tongyeong Shipyard Regeneration: Like a piano keyboard, the site can be ‘played’ in a number of different ways, combinations and chords.
Tongyeong Shipyard Regeneration: Forest of exisiting columns forms collonade and entry to the site.
Tongyeong Shipyard Regeneration: The site is a series of bands that respects the existing structure of the docks, creating connections between city and foreshore.
Tongyeong Shipyard Regeneration: From landscape to buildings, the proposal creates opportunities for informal forms of culture.