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Hassell renovates historic Wharf building on Sydney Harbour for the Sydney Theatre Company

March 10, 2021 Rima Sabina Aouf 0
Wharf building for the Sydney Theatre Company by Hassell

Australian architecture studio Hassell has renovated a theatre in a former wool warehouse on Sydney Harbour to modernise its facilities while emphasising the 100-year-old building’s history. Expanded performance spaces, a new back-of-house corridor and improved accessibility are among Hassell’s additions to the Sydney Theatre Company’s Wharf building, which is part of a complex of timber

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Durbach Block Jaggers reveals “improbably narrow” Sydney skyscraper

February 1, 2021 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Pencil Tower Hotel skyscraper at 410 Pitt Street in Sydney by Durbach Block Jaggers

Australian architecture studio Durbach Block Jaggers has unveiled its design for the 6.4-metre-wide Pencil Tower Hotel skyscraper that is set to be built at 410 Pitt Street in Sydney. Described by the studio as a “sky scratcher” as it is “too thin to really qualify as a skyscraper”, the building has been submitted to planning authorities. According

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SANAA reveals Sydney Modern art gallery expansion

October 14, 2020 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Expansion to Art Gallery of New South Wales by SANAA

Pritzker Prize-winning architecture studio SANAA has unveiled its design for an extension to the Art Gallery of New South Wales, which is currently under construction in Sydney. Named Sydney Modern, the SANAA-designed building will be built as an extension to the gallery, which overlooks Sydney Harbour near the centre of the city. Designed to contrast

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Four Pillars Laboratory in Sydney is a “sanctuary” for gin enthusiasts

September 28, 2020 Natasha Levy 0
Interiors of Four Pillars' gin laboratory are dressed with blue furniture

Juniper berry-blue furniture sits against blackened walls inside this cosy bar, laboratory and store that design studio YSG has created in Sydney for gin brand Four Pillars. Four Pillars Laboratory occupies a two-storey corner building in Sydney’s buzzing Surry Hills neighbourhood. It was originally built in 1939 as premises for a tea company, but has

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Andrew Burges Architects designs Bismarck House to be “continuous garden”

September 24, 2020 Cajsa Carlson 0
Bismarck House by Andrew Burges Architects in Bondi, Sydney

Andrew Burges Architects created Bismarck House holiday home in the Sydney suburb of Bondi to showcase the work of its landscape architect client. The house, which has been shortlisted in the house interior, residential rebirth, and urban house categories for the Dezeen Awards 2020, was designed for Will Dangar of landscape practice Dangar Barin Smith to be noticeably different from

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Welcome to The Jungle House has an aquaponic system connecting a pond for edible fish and rooftop garden

September 10, 2020 India Block 0
Welcome to the Jungle House renovation in Sydney, Australia, by CplusC Architectural Workshop

CplusC Architectural Workshop has built a house in Sydney with recycled materials, a rooftop vegetable garden and an aquaponics system containing edible fish. Welcome to The Jungle House, which has been shortlisted for Dezeen Awards 2020 in the Residential rebirth category, is a home for the studio’s director Clinton Cole and his family. The project,

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Durbach Block Jaggers and John Wardle Architects create brick-clad cultural centre in Sydney

September 4, 2020 India Block 0
Phoenix Central Park gallery and performance space by Durbach Block Jaggers and John Wardle Architects in Sydney, Australia

Phoenix Central Park is a gallery and a performance space in Sydney designed by Durbach Block Jaggers and John Wardle Architects. The performance space, which was designed by architecture studio Durbach Block Jaggers, is shaped like a bell with stepped walls formed by curving horizontal timber louvres. Connected to the auditirium is a gallery space designed

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Luigi Rosselli Architects creates wave-like facade for Bondi Bombora house in Sydney

August 30, 2020 Natasha Levy 0
Bondi Bombora house in Sydney designed by Luigi Rosselli Architects

Turquoise and sea-green tiles wash over the undulating facade of this family home in Sydney, designed by local practice Luigi Rosselli Architects. The Bondi Bombora house is occupied by three generations of a family and their gang of dogs, cats and chickens. The swelling ocean waters of nearby Bondi beach informed the design of the

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YSG carries out tactile overhaul of Budge Over Dover house in Sydney

August 11, 2020 Natasha Levy 0
Budge Over Dover house in Sydney designed by YSG

Terracotta brick, aged brass, and aubergine-hued plaster are just some of the materials that interior design studio YSG has included in its revamp of this house in Sydney. The house – nicknamed Budge Over Dover – is located in Dover Heights, a coastal suburb that lies to the east of Sydney. Despite the home’s spacious

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Foster + Partners reveals visuals of over-station skyscraper in central Sydney

August 10, 2020 Lizzie Crook 0
Pitt Street OSD by Foster + Partners

Foster + Partners has released visuals for a 39-storey skyscraper that will be built above the Pitt Street metro station it is developing in central Sydney, Australia. Named Pitt Street OSD, the skyscraper forms part of Foster + Partners ongoing work to expand the Sydney Metro – Australia’s biggest public transport project – for which

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