AB (Andrew Burns Architecture) was established in Sydney Australia in 2008. Lead by Andrew Burns, the practice is compiling a diverse and expanding portfolio of work across a wide range of project types including private houses, multi-residential projects, cultural buildings, commercial projects, hospitality projects, educational facilities and masterplanning. The practice is recognized for a materially-rich, geometrically precise approach to architecture that is sensitive to landscape and community.
Completed projects by AB Architecture include Australia House – a gallery and studio space in Niigata Japan, commissioned by the Australian Embassy, Tokyo (2012); Crescent House – the inaugural ‘Fugitive Structures’ commission at Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation (2013); Gibbon’s Rent – a community engaged public space in central London for The Architecture Foundation (2013), Cowper Street Housing – an innovative housing model on a compact urban site (2016) the first stage of the Cranbrook School Wolgan Valley Campus (2017) and the Three Capes Track Lodges for the Tasmanian Walking Company (2018). Current projects include the Hyde Park Café in Sydney, Lightfolk Village in the Mornington Peninsula and a series of houses and multi-residential projects. Key awards include the Jorn Utzon Award for International Architecture (2013) and the National Emerging Architect Prize (2014).
AB Architecture seeks to develop architectural responses that embody the client’s vision and values, collaborating with public, private and community clients seeking design excellence.