Sustainability and Architecture

With the declining state of the environment at the forefront of our minds as designers and the community as a whole, it’s important to find ways to reduce our footprint in whatever ways we can. Implementing sustainable practices in the design of your home will reduce the operational energy consumption of the building – doing good for the environment as well as your water and energy bills! Continue reading…

Legacy, Conservation and Modern Amenity : Working with Heritage Buildings

Sydney’s residential architectural landscape represents an overlay of time, place and typology; stretching across time periods from the late 18th Century colonial era housing to later examples of brutalist public architecture such as the iconic Sirius building in the Rocks. Making up a significant portion of this stock are the Victorian era terraces and cottages which have become icons of the city’s inner and eastern suburbs. Continue reading…