Andrew Maynard drenches home and studio in natural light to help combat mental health issues

June 15, 2017 Eleanor Gibson 0

In a bid to improve his mental health and vitamin D levels, architect Andrew Maynard has renovated his Melbourne home and studio to make it so brightly lit that he has to wear sunglasses inside. Maynard, the co-founder of Melboure-based Austin Maynard Architects, was prompted to improve his access to vitamin D after his doctor suggested that a lack of natural light was probably

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Andrew Maynard drenches home and studio in natural light to help combat mental health issues

June 15, 2017 Eleanor Gibson 0

In a bid to improve his mental health and vitamin D levels, architect Andrew Maynard has renovated his Melbourne home and studio to make it so brightly lit that he has to wear sunglasses inside. Maynard, the co-founder of Melboure-based Austin Maynard Architects, was prompted to improve his access to vitamin D after his doctor suggested that a lack of natural light was probably

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Rammed Earth And Timber Feature Throughout This Australian House

June 13, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Shannon McGrath   Robson Rak Architects and Interior Designers have recently completed the Layer House, a home in Victoria, Australia, built using rammed earth and timber.   Photography by Shannon McGrath Local materials and techniques were used when building the home, with the sand component of the rammed earth being locally sourced and built by […]

Rammed Earth And Timber Feature Throughout This Australian House

June 13, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Shannon McGrath   Robson Rak Architects and Interior Designers have recently completed the Layer House, a home in Victoria, Australia, built using rammed earth and timber.   Photography by Shannon McGrath Local materials and techniques were used when building the home, with the sand component of the rammed earth being locally sourced and built by […]

May + Russell’s Australian archive building features three-dimensional concrete facades

June 3, 2017 Alyn Griffiths 0

Slanted panels of precast concrete are positioned to catch the dawn and dusk sunlight that falls on the facades of this archival facility near the Australian capital, Canberra. Local studio May + Russell designed the National Archives Preservation Facility to house over 15 million of Australia’s paper and audiovisual records, as well as a digital

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McBride Charles Ryan Have Designed The Saigon Welcome Arch In Melbourne

June 1, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Jeremy Weihrauch   Architecture firm McBride Charles Ryan, have designed the Saigon Welcome Arch, a modern sculpture that represents the Vietnamese community in Footscray, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia.   Photography by Jeremy Weihrauch The design was inspired by both the traditional and contemporary Vietnamese culture and symbols, and depicts a pair of cranes, the […]

McBride Charles Ryan Have Designed The Saigon Welcome Arch In Melbourne

June 1, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Jeremy Weihrauch   Architecture firm McBride Charles Ryan, have designed the Saigon Welcome Arch, a modern sculpture that represents the Vietnamese community in Footscray, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia.   Photography by Jeremy Weihrauch The design was inspired by both the traditional and contemporary Vietnamese culture and symbols, and depicts a pair of cranes, the […]

VIVID Sydney Lights Up The City With Colorful Installations And Projections

May 29, 2017 Erin 0

  It’s that time of the year again for Sydney, Australia. Vivid Sydney 2017, the annual light art event is lighting up the city in bright and colorful installations. The 23 night festival turns Sydney into a wonderland of light art sculptures, and is the world’s largest outdoor art gallery, with seven light precincts and more than […]

A Modern Extension With A Cantilever Was Added To This 1910 Brick Cottage

May 25, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Justin Alexander   Luigi Rosselli Architects have designed a contemporary rear extension to this early 20th century brick worksman cottage in Sydney, Australia.   A verandah to the side of the house was extended to become a carport, and beyond, a swimming pool and additional living spaces were created. Photography by Justin Alexander The […]