A new way of showcasing the maker's mark

A new way of showcasing the maker's mark

In the early decades of the 20th century, the maker's signature, or mark offered a prominent contribution to architecture. Have a look at the new way in which we have chosen to showcase the maker's mark in our building.

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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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Kyoto's peace and tranquillity reflected in Canberran Apartments

Kyoto's peace and tranquillity reflected in Canberran Apartments

Kyoto is the capital of ‘bespoke’. We love visiting, not only because of our long affiliation with Japan, but also because it is easy to get lost in its many alleys and find a business or craft still practised the same as the 1600’s.

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Yogyakarta's artistic memory living on in Canberra

Yogyakarta's artistic memory living on in Canberra

Yogyakarta holds a special place in the memory for many of us on the Hippie Trail through Asia in the Sixties and early Seventies. Jogya, as we called it, was a languid centre of artists, artisans, musicians and dancers.

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Canberra accommodation celebrating and encouraging creativity

Canberra accommodation celebrating and encouraging creativity

I travelled extensively in my youth, over forty years ago. My destinations were creative centres and communities where craft was still very much part of daily life. Places where stone and timber were still carved, textiles hand woven, houses adorned and public spaces decorated. These were communities where everyone was an artist or artisan.

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