We are delighted that Barangaroo House has been shortlisted in the commercial category of the AIA 2018 NSW awards. Winners are announced on July 6th.
The Barangaroo Guardian Early Learning Centre has received a commendation in the Public Design category at the 2018 Australian Interior Design Awards on Friday evening. Thank you to everyone on the project team who brought this fantastic project to fruition. Read more about the project here.
We are excited to announce that 5 Sam Sing Street has won the award for the best Multi Residential Exterior at the 2018 Dulux Colour Award. The project was a collaboration with environastudio and started as a City of Sydney Design Excellence competition for developers JQZ in 2013. Read more about the project here.
We are very excited that the Barangaroo House building has been shortlisted for the social space category of the 2018 INDE awards for the Asia Pacific region.
The INDE.Awards are organised and presented by Indesign Media Asia Pacific with the intent of recognising the Asia Pacific region’s most progressive design and architecture on a global stage. The INDE.Awards are the new benchmark for design accolades across the diverse and dynamic Asia Pacific region, assessing designers and designs on the region’s own terms, not the terms of the world’s other design centres.
We are delighted that Waterloo Youth Centre for Weave has been selected as one of 15 projects to be exhibited at the Australian pavilion at this years Venice Architecture Biennale. Entitled Repair, the exhibition is being curated by Baracco Wright Architects in collaboration with artist Linda Tegg. The installation will highlight the importance of environmental rehabilitation in architectural practice. Each of the works will be presented in high definition video in a setting which includes a grassland installation comprising 10,000 plants representing 65 endangered species from across Australia.
The Development Application for the refurbishment and partial rebuild of Denman Memorial Hall located in the Upper Hunter Valley was lodged this week. The refurbished hall will act as a multi-purpose arts and performance space, capable of providing flexible space to suit a wider range of community uses, including performing arts, theatre, live music and cinema, as well as local festivals such as the Hunter Valley Wine and Food Fair.
Construction for our project for LionCo and Mantle Group at the Overseas Passenger Terminal is well underway. The microbrewery pod formwork has been finalised and ready for a concrete pour this week.
Read more about the project here.
Barangaroo House opened to the public just before Christmas. House Bar on the ground floor and Smoke rooftop bar are great spots to watch the sunset over the harbour. Bea fine dining restaurant on the middle floor includes a diverse menu utilising native Australian ingredients designed by chefs Cory Campbell and executive chef Matt Moran. Our favourite dish is simply called chocolate and caramel, and it is shaped like a miniature version of the building.
Read more about the project here
Waterloo Youth Centre is included in Anna Yudina’s beautiful new book Garden City Super Green Buildings, Urban Skyscrapers and New Planted Space, published this month by Thames and Hudson.
Ian and Rosanne Collins’ Mosman house is featured along with our Bombala Farmhouse in this fantastic new Phaidon publication edited by Matt Gibberd and Albert Hill of The Modern House.
The projects are featured amongst an international roll-call of unique and innovative residential works from the earliest days of the modern movement through to the present day.
Watch this space: We are delighted to have been appointed by Muswellbrook Shire Council as architects for the restoration of the historic Denman Memorial Hall. Destroyed by fire in 1928 and again in 2015, the building will be rebuilt as an arts centre and social space, serving Denman and the Upper Hunter community.
Waterloo Youth Family and Community Centre is one of 7 case study projects identified in the new design policy for the built environment in NSW, launched today by Planning NSW and the NSW Government Architect. C+T and Sam Carroll our City of Sydney client attended today’s launch with NSW Minister for Planning Anthony Roberts, Government Architect Peter Poulet, GOA director Oliva Hyde and executives from Canterbury Bankstown council at FJMT’s Bankstown library.
Guardian Early Learning Centre Barangaroo has opened its doors. The NSW flagship centre for Guardian Early Learning sits within the podium of International Towers Northern T1 building. An exciting collaboration with Aspect Studio, the design brings landscape into the heart of the 1250sqm centre.
Read more about the project here
Penny and Huw joined a list of inspiring local and international architects to speak at this year’s National Architecture Conference, Praxis. The diverse collection of talks were woven together with themes of process, propositions and production. They were also invited to be part of a discussion panel on the second day, joined by Emma Williamson from CODA, John Wardle from John Wardle Architects and Neil Durbach from Durbach Block Jaggers.
The Collins House, Penny’s childhood home, was recently featured again in the Sydney Morning Herald’s Good Weekend. Designed and built by her parents, Rosanne and Ian Collins in 1976, the fibreglass house above Mosman Wharf made a strong contemporary statement amongst its Federation style neighbours. In the article written by Karen McCartney, Penny discusses the home’s strong and unusual black interiors and how they would later influence her design philosophy. You can read more here.
Our Balmoral House features in this month’s Houses Magazine. “In Balmoral House by Collins and Turner a choreographed and artful sequence of layered internal and external spaces is contained within a building form that belies its size.” Read the full article by Genevieve Lilly here.