Entries by monthe

New Farmhouse for Clevedon

10 March 2010 New Farmhouse for Clevedon It has been a very busy start to the year with a number of new houses and developments being prepared by out office at the moment. Pictured above is a new single level 556m2 farm house proposed for a site in Clevedon. It will consist of painted brickwork, […]

Art Obligation : Pat Hanly

Originally posted 18 April 2009 In the1980s I had the privilege of having Pat Hanly and Claudia Pond-Eyley as my drawing instructors – fantastic inspiring stuff.  As a student and as a lecturer in architecture I continued to learn and to look at “the big issues” with Pat.  While sorting through files this last week […]

Another Subdivision Approved

                  Thus far, our office has had good luck having subdivisions in Whitford approved under Proposed Plan Change 8. Six new residential lots have been approved (with one residual lot and one access lot) for Turanga Creek Estate Vineyard at 133Whitford Park Road and Brownhill Road. These […]

Great Outdoor Kitchen Designs

10 August 2009 Great Outdoor Kitchen Designs It is an ideal situation having a Registered Architect‘s technical knowledge brought to bear in the designing hard landscaping such outdoor kitchens and fireplaces.  Knowledge of Landscape Architecture alone is not sufficient to obtain a well crafted or functional outcome. We particularly enjoy creating ‘in-between’ space including outdoor […]

Turanga Creek Cellar Door Now Open

28 May 2009 Turanga Creek Cellar Door Now Open The sketch has turned into reality. The Turanga Creek vineyard cellar is now open.  This old stables building was renovated with lime washed walls, replacement roofing, and new interior fit-out. Tastings are available Wednesday through Sunday, or by appointment. The next part of this  design project […]

Traditional French Farmhouse

Traditional French Farmhouse  20 February 2010 Over the past few month we have been finalising the design for a French style Farmhouse. Composition, materiality and detail is drawn from the memory of my travels through Europe and extensive research into the construction of traditional ‘mas’.  The project has been re-interpreted and re-synthesised into a form […]

New Modern Farmhouse for Whitford

Originally published Tuesday, March 01, 2011 Design has been completed for this new farmhouse that is nestled in Whitford’s Plan Change 8 zone.  It is 350m2 with huge north facing cedar sarked porches that overhang large decks.  Blackened cedar weatherboards are counterpointed against rust coloured feature walls. Inside, European bathroomware and and ultra modern kitchen […]