A vacant site in Surry Hills presented a rare opportunity to create something exceptional, a ‘Living Sculpture’. With a curved masonry façade facing Bourke Street, the striking new building injects a considered contemporary edge into the surrounding conservation area. Read more here
The genesis of Fig Tree Pocket, four buildings ranged around a grand fig tree in a leafy corner of the Newmarket precinct in Randwick, was its bold angled precast concrete blades. Designed to manage privacy and sun, these rhythmical vertical elements rise and fold to form elevated roofs over the clerestory windows serving the top floor apartments. Fig Tree Pocket is now selling. Read more here
Visit the Newmarket Display Suite at 154 Barker Street Randwick.
Pipi is coastal luxe in the heart of Bondi: a beautifully-sculpted residential and retail building. Comprising 29 apartments atop ground floor retail, the grand vertical bays that line Hall Street are swooping architectural gestures, both captivating and classical. Read more about Pipi here
As we farewell a rewarding and eventful 2017, we would like to thank all of our wonderful clients, consultants, contractors, and passionate staff members who have made this year’s success possible.
The Smart Design Studio office will be closed from December 23rd and reopen on January 2nd. We wish you all a safe, happy and restful holiday break. We look forward to an exciting year ahead for our studio in 2018.
photography by brigid arnott / landscape designs christopher owen