Sing d’Arcy is a senior lecturer in the interior architecture program at the University of New South Wales and a regular contributor to industry journals. His research relating to contemporary interior practice focuses on Australian residential, workplace and hospitality design. His research publications also encompass the relationships between music and architectural space as well as ephemeral interiors.
A garden pavilion designed by Christopher Polly Architect provides a striking counterpoint to a 1960s brick bungalow, subverting the physical and conceptual limitations of an “unapologetically suburban” setting.
With a form derived from the welcome intrusion of two jacaranda trees and a focus on ease of mobility, this large but nuanced house by Popov Bass is an exemplar of complex architectural problem-solving.