David Mitchell Architects reworks his own inner-Sydney worker’s terrace to create a light-filled home and studio that offers a “site-specific theatre performance.”
McGregor Westlake Architecture has responded with vigour to a challenging site in Sydney’s Woolloomooloo, creating a quiet and robust retreat from the cacophony of the city.
In Waterloo, Sydney, design firm BrandWorks has used a little thing called luck to create So 9, a refined and minimal Vietnamese restaurant.
How do you design a ten-week pop-up restaurant in Sydney with a 27,000-person waitlist, for one of the most famous chefs in the world? Foolscap Studio has the answer.
A flexible home with a diversity of spatial moods and experiences: Canada Bay House.
A home for “simple, rugged, no-fuss living”: Upsilon House by MCK Architecture and Interiors.
An interplay between “sensual curve and straight edge” gives spatial drama and delight to this addition to a Federation home by Christopher Polly Architect.
Housed in the iconic Art Deco Paramount House in Sydney’s Surry Hills, this shared office designed by Woods Bagot is both thoughtful and handsome.
Chenchow Little create a deceptively simple yet skilfully crafted apartment in Sydney for a couple of downsizers with an extensive art collection.
Occupying a former landfill site, the Sydney Park Water Re-use Project by Turf Design Studio and Environmental Partnership is an impressive fusion of design, science, art and ecology.
Overlooking Sydney’s iconic Bondi Beach, this new house consists of five levels that can be used together as one home or as two separate dwellings as required.
HDR Rice Daubney’s design for Novartis Pharmaceuticals in Macquarie Park, Sydney provides staff and visitors with a complex, layered and dramatic experience.
Bruce Mackenzie examines the design thinking, vegetation, soil science and collaboration that created Barangaroo Reserve.
A Sydney terrace house has been transformed into a “fortress of solitude,” a retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
A new pavilion by FJMT at the Australian National Maritime Museum on Sydney’s Darling Harbour takes its cues from naval architecture, offering a dramatic entry experience to the museum.
Designed by Tonkin Zulaikha Greer, Sydney’s newest boutique hotel revitalizes Chippendale’s Kensington Street precinct while paying homage to the site’s history with beer and brewing.
Aspect Studios and CHROFI create an elevated, pedestrian-scale linear park in Sydney that maintains a constant level of public life.
Ian Moore cleverly transformed this home into two apartments, reconfiguring the layout and making the most of unused space.
Billard Leece Partnership and SJB Architects’ mixed-use project offers Sydney a new model for balancing private comfort and civic neighbourliness.
Bates Smart’s twin elliptical towers in Sydney’s Olympic Park present architecture as a positive force in city life.
On a 126-square-metre site in suburban Sydney, Hill Thalis’s Studios 54 demonstrates how small sites can be used inventively to make the city richer and more diverse.
Small but clever alterations have been made to a house on a tiny site, opening the interior to the courtyard and giving a new meaning to the concept of “in.”
The Rose Bay House by Tonkin Zulaikha Greer Architects offers a journey that’s much like walking through a forest.
A small postwar home with a large backyard has been reworked to create a much longer and more flexible house, a courtyard now wrapping around its central living spaces.
Marston Architects replaces a single dwelling with two terrace-like houses using a clever approach that ensures the lineal interiors are far from gloomy.
David Boyle Architect delivers harmonious triplets on a complex urban site, where once a single house stood.
This addition to an 1880s cottage by Benn & Penna Architecture sets up dialogues between old and new and between inside and outside to create a delicately complex and understated home.
The unassuming exterior form of this terrace alteration and addition by Hall Bowra Architects belies an internal spatial complexity that brings light, views and fresh air deep into the living spaces.
A mix of innocence, ignorance and enthusiasm comes with starting a new practice. This Sydney house is an early exploration of Neil Durbach’s obsessions and interests as an architect. Twenty-four years after designing it, Neil reflects on his first experience of working independently.
Located on one of three blocks created in the subdivision of a large corner site, this new house by David Boyle Architect “feels huge but sits on a relatively small site.”