Site and Context | Architecture and Landscape

Site & Context | Architecture & Landscape

Architecture is the sensitive response to its context. A site often dictates the direction in which the design will go. Sometimes even more so than the inhabitants requirements. Continue reading…


The History of Architecture: Origin


We all have a general understanding and awareness of architecture. It is something that surrounds us from the day we are born, until the day we pass on. But do we know the origins of it? Continue reading…


Chateau de Gudanes & the Restoration of History

Chateau de Gudanes & the restoration of history.


Everyday Roth works tirelessly to restore and rebuild structures of the past. It can often be an interesting and excited process, with many time pieces found within walls and floors. Continue reading…


Before & After, Windsor Street Paddington

Midcentury Windsor Street

Following on from our last post in this series, we are taking a look at another of our favourite Paddington Terraces. Continue reading…


Wellness & The Influence Of Architecture & Interior Design

Wellness & Architecture

As a whole, society is generally beginning to be geared towards physical, spiritual and metal health and wellness. Continue reading…


Five Modern Architecture Icons You Must See

Previously on the Roth Blog, we explored five iconic architecture icons of the past. Today, we are going to take a look at five more Continue reading…


Artists & Architecture | A Look Into The Private Spaces Of The Worlds Top Artists

Casa Azul, Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo has been a iconic figurehead in the world of art for many years. What make’s Frida so desirable, is her openness in her art. Continue reading…


Top 5 Architectural Sites in Russia

The FIFA World Cup is held every four years. Countries furiously bid to host the spectacle years in advance. The honour to host the 2018 games has fallen on Russia. Continue reading…


Architects Recognised in the 2018 Queen Honours List

The Queens Honours List.

As a part of the commonwealth, each year during the celebration of his or her’s birthday, the monarchy grants many individuals with awards of decoration and medals. Continue reading…


Press | The Carousel | A Crash Course in Sustainability

Sustainability: A Crash Course

Article original featured on The Carousel, written by Roth Architects. Continue reading…


The Design Process

When thinking about starting to renovate or design, it is not often that we really know what the process really entails. A lot of misconception comes from the simple fact that there are no true representations Continue reading…


Five Key Elements To Good Design | Ode to Ballet

We as a firm run on the believe that there are key elements to keep in mind when designing. These elements will take your design from everyday design to good design. Continue reading…


St George Chapel, The History Behind the Royal Wedding Venue

The world is well in truly a buzz with excitement over the forthcoming nuptials of Prince Harry and his love Meghan Markle. In a world where there is more turbulence than peace, the royal wedding is a moment of relief. Continue reading…


The Cost of Terrace Renovations

 

Costing a terrace renovation can often be a tricky task. There are a lots of unrealistic views on what a terrace should cost. These opinions often fall on extremes of either side of the spectrum of budgets. Continue reading…


The World of Wallpaper: Kids Edition

Wallpapers have been around for longer than we care to imagine. Its been a go to technique to add visual interest and texture to spaces, however until recently it fell out of fashion. Continue reading…


Five Architectural Icons You Must See

The great thing about architecture is the ability to (for the most part) be able to visit icons of another time. Even today, designers and artists are taking inspiration from the past. Continue reading…


Before & After, Paddington Street Paddington

Romance in Paddington.

As a growing blog, we want to expand the types of posts and information we have on offer. As an attempt at creating better insider content for you all, we introduce the ‘Before & After’ series. Continue reading…


Press | Daily Telegraph Home Magazine | Roth Architects

Our Watsons Bay cottage has been featured in a recent edition of the Daily Telegraph’s Home Magazine. Asked about what makes the ‘costal’ aesthetic so popular in Australian culture, Continue reading…


Architecture For Millennials

Generation Y, better known as millennials are slowly beginning to reach the age where they are starting to purchase, invest and reshape the housing world. Continue reading…


Luxury Home Architecture in Sydney

Luxury: a material object, service, etc., conducive to sumptuous living, usually a delicacy, elegance, or refinement of living rather than a necessity

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The Priority of Space

When completing a build or renovation, the allocation of space is first on the list of to-do’s. With this organisation and allocation comes the determination of the priority of each space. Continue reading…


Nostalgia and Architecture

Global architecture trade demands a certain degree of nostalgia on the part of its creative thinkers. In particular for Sydney, the dense terrace housing of the inner suburbs and Continue reading…


Our Pantone Colour of The Year

Pantone Colour of The Year

Since 2000, the Pantone Colour Institute has had the creative industry waiting eagerly for the selection of the latest Colour of the Year. Continue reading…


The Courtyards of Sydney

From the atriums of ancient Pompeii to the tiny terrace courtyards of Sydney’s inner suburbs. Alluring outdoor spaces have always been a luxury of contemporary living. Continue reading…


Environmentally Sustainable Design & Architecture

As we have progressed as a society, sustainable design and the impacts design has on the environment has become a focused topic. This emphasis has translated into architecture. Continue reading…


Our Favourite Tiles of The Moment

Tiles are a sure fire way of adding layers of texture, colour, pattern and excitement to any space. They amplify your bathroom, laundry or kitchen in unique ways. Continue reading…


What Should an Architect Do?

What Should an Architect Do?

What should an architect exactly do? It is an interesting question and it varies from person to person. It will change from project to project depending on the capacity someone is engaged to complete. Continue reading…


Narrow Terrace and House Renovation

The Narrow Renovation

As architects based next door to a heritage area, narrow homes and structures are situations familiar to Roth. There is a belief that small homes make for unenjoyable spaces. Continue reading…


Maximising Small Spaces

It is often a misconception that it is not possible to live comfortably and stylishly in small spaces. Continue reading…


Five Ways to Bring the Outdoors Inside

Outdoors Inside

Outdoors inside? It can often be a challenge to strike the right balance between these two different areas in a  home. This is our take on what contributes to finding the perfect balance when bringing the outdoors inside:

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The International Design & Architecture Awards 2018

It is a great pleasure to announce that Roth Architects has been shortlisted for the 2018 International Design and Architecture Awards. Continue reading…


Renovating a Victorian Terrace

Alterations and additions to a Victorian terrace is a difficult balance between history and contemporary. Continue reading…


Finding the Perfect Architect

The Perfect Architect

Finding the perfect architect is at first glance, a difficult undertaking. This is mainly because so few people understand what a good architect does.

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Press | Houzz Spain | How Exactly To Design A Bathroom

Roth Architecture was recently featured on an international addition of Houzz. Our Coogee ensuite has been hand picked by the writers of the website in their story on how to design a “super complete” bathroom.

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17 Architectural Bibles Students Should Live By

While the internet provides such instantaneous and useful information on a daily basis, there is nothing quite like a good old book to really gain insight into the architectural world.

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Roth Architects Win Randwick City Awards

Last Wednesday the 27th of September our Director Alex Roth attended the Randwick City Architecture and Urban Design Awards.

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Standing the Test of Time, The Historical Arch

The Arch and its Humble Beginnings:

The arch is a structure prevalent in History. With humble beginnings, the arch has evolved over time.Today, innovation has led to the incorporation of new materials such as steel, which has given us a reason to reinvent the arch again. Continue reading…


Art & Its Importance to Design & Archtiecture – Exclusive Interview With Award Winning Architect Alex Roth

Roth Architecture Studio and our director Alex Roth have been featured this week on internationally renowned art curation blog Velvenoir.

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Terraces, and the definition of Sydney’s landscape

Though it is a relatively young city, heritage defines much of Sydney’s landscape. Nowhere is this more pronounced than in the residential area.
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The Trick to Indoor/ Outdoor Living

Seamless transitions between indoor and outdoor areas bring versatility and ease to living spaces.
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Working With The Past

How does one honour the past and pay tribute to it while updating dwellings and structures so that they meet the needs of modern life?
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What Happens When A Building Becomes A Poem

Human-made structures influence our lives in hundreds of tiny ways, shaping the ways we think, the ways we live. They can even influence or be influenced by poem.
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Building In Harmony With Nature

Since the Neolithic peoples first started building and practising farming around 10,000 BC, humans have had an intentional impact upon nature.
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