The maverick move of inserting a lush, tree and fern-filled void in the place of a front verandah distinguishes this unorthodox reworking of the Queensland cottage type.
Simultaneously a contained and open structure, this calming sanctuary embraces its subtropical setting while defending the interior from rainforest insects.
James Russell Architect appease anxious city planners with a new house that contextually fits the social and relaxed a subtropical way of life.
Queensland architect John Railton’s Brisbane home and office.
James Russell Architect has employed complex layers of enclosure and transparency in the design of this home, inviting comparison with breezeblock houses of the Gold Coast of the past.
A simple gabled box by James Russell Architect belies surprisingly other-worldly results.
A “nearly derelict squat” has been transformed into a labyrinthian dwelling that celebrates the work of an artist who once called the site home.