Top 5 Restaurants This Spring

Top 5 Restaurants This Spring

The warm weather is here, and al fresco dining is back on the cards, especially for a weekend lunch. We know how overwhelming a quick google search of 'best restaurant in Canberra' can be, so we've put together our top 5 restaurants for al fresco dining this Spring.

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Four Fun Activities in Canberra this Winter

Four Fun Activities in Canberra this Winter

Winter is here, and while hibernating through it is tempting it's not the only option of things to do. Canberra is packed with fun adventures, and better yet many of them are free. So 'don your winter woolies and boots and head for one of these fun free activities in Canberra. 

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A must-do guide for visiting Canberra this winter:

A must-do guide for visiting Canberra this winter:

Canberra is very cool! In way more ways than one. This is why it’s important to have an exciting itinerary to keep you busy in the cooler months, which leaves you with no time to think about how cold your toes are. A good Canberra itinerary for the winter involves the usual suspects: food, drinks and visiting iconic buildings, but also a mountain hike or two to keep your blood flowing and your cheeks rosy. We’ve put together a few essentials for your Canberra winter getaway. 

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Canberra apartments characterised by minimalist design

Canberra apartments characterised by minimalist design

We often hear the expression “less is more”. To me this has a very profound and personal meaning, so much in fact that it is evident throughout the ‘One of a Kind’ complex design and approach to business.

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5 incredible ideas for an amazing Canberra holiday

5 incredible ideas for an amazing Canberra holiday

Canberra is a fantastic place to visit! There truly is something for everyone, whether it be a trip with family, friends or that special someone. We’ve put together 5 incredible ideas to add to your to-do list next trip to Canberra to make your visit extra special.

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Humanising concrete to contribute to our story

Humanising concrete to contribute to our story

Concrete was an important ingredient in our project at 43 Stockdale Street because of its versatility and durability. Read about the novel approach we decided to take that had the effect of humanising the concrete in our project. 

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Eco-design celebrates Reconciliation Week

Eco-design celebrates Reconciliation Week

This week is National Reconciliation Week in Australia. It is a week I will be celebrating because I believe reconciliation to be critical to the process of acceptance and redemption. Although Reconciliation Week is about celebrating Indigenous Australians and their story it is not really about black and white. Reconciliation is a process whereby we understand that our Truth is not black or white, our Reality is not black or white and our Future is not black or white. Reconciliation is a process that allows for many voices, many inputs and a diverse community of many colours.

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Art gallery foyer showcases materials with a raw finish

Art gallery foyer showcases materials with a raw finish

Our Foyer, which is also a walk through art gallery, attracts a lot of attention from our guests. We have combined steel, copper, timber and concrete to create an elemental yet warm and inviting space. This ties in with the building and design throughout our apartments, where we have chosen materials with a raw finish and allowed the natural contrast of colour and texture to create the visual appeal. 

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A waste enclosure with a difference

A waste enclosure with a difference

Our waste enclosure is indicative of the way in which we have approached the design and building of the apartments at 43 Stockdale Street, Dickson. We have not designed in a particular style but have asked as to the function of the waste enclosure, the materials that can facilitate this and a finish the showcases the natural beauty within the material. And in all of this we have tried to not take ourselves too seriously because it is only a waste enclosure, after all.

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Parisian attention to detail in Canberra Serviced Apartments

Parisian attention to detail in Canberra Serviced Apartments

Paris is the musical home to the avant-garde of Sate, the bohemian of Piaf and the gypsy-jazz of Stephane Grappelli and Django Reinhardt, however, we admire Paris for it’s cool sophistication epitomized by it’s haute-cuisine and haute-couture. We are inspired by the meticulous preparation and presentation of the craftspeople and their time-consuming hand-execution. At One of a Kind Apartments, you will find this same attention to detail and presentation that will ensure your stay is a very special experience.

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One of a kind apartment evokes Mexico City memories

One of a kind apartment evokes Mexico City memories

We can not consider contemporary global culture without acknowledging the profound legacy of Meso-America. These civilisations bequeathed us pyramids as great as those of Ancient Egypt, unrivalled stonework, metalwork that dazzled the Conquistadores and an agriculture that has provided our staples. So it is no surprise that One of a Kind Apartments when celebrating our world’s creative centres acknowledges Mexico City’s place on the list.

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