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Project • By Kensit ArchitectsPrivate Houses

Narrabundah Additions & Alterations

This contemporary addition clearly identifies what is new and what is existing. The living space is filled with warm natural light and is a little haven where you can sit back relax and read.The existing residence has been designed to fit the growing families needs. The new kitchen becomes the central hub of the house and has great access to morning sun. All living areas now receive generous sunlight and have access to a new timber deck. More

Project • By Oztal ArchitectsPrivate Houses

Langtree House

This contemporary new residence in located in ACT, Australia and was an idea that generated from creating a unique home amongst a new suburb where the majority of houses looked generic and lacked personality. More

Project • By Oztal ArchitectsShops

Cataldos Salon

Cataldo’s Woden Salon had to be state of the art in hairdressing salon design and reflects the excellence and standing achieved by the team at Cataldo’s Salon.      The design began with high expectations, a brief and a space which was a building shell. Out of a relatively small volume, the design was carefully sculptured to accommodate a multitude of physical and functional requirements of the salon. A palette  of materials representing natures raw materials, in their most developed and advanced form, were utilised  to create a composition comprising stone, timber, metal and glass. The design features colours based on white, chocolate and amber and finishes in aluminum, copper and chrome.   Expectations were high; to achieve the feeling of... More

Project • By Daryl Jackson Alastair Swayn ArchitectsHousing

John James Village

John James Village, operated by the Leukaemia Foundation, provides respite accommodation free of charge for patients from regional areas who are undergoing treatment in Canberra for blood borne diseases, such as leukaemia. The village is designed to be a ‘home away from home’ for the patients and their families whilst they are in Canberra. The Leukaemia Foundation outgrew their previous facility, which was a single dwelling house shared by multiple patients. The new purpose built facility gives each resident their own private space and room for their families. The complex has been designed as a village, with the communal core zones located centrally on the site, and the residential units dispersed throughout the landscaped grounds. The p... More