Strange Attractors. The Materials.

Materials, when used well, point to something greater than themselves, not the reverse. The key issue here is an awareness of the richer life of materials. What matters is what materials can do. And what they do is move someone. Take someone somewhere else. “When you wake up in the morning, Pooh,” said Piglet at […]

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Crossroad House is Coming 2017…

2017 is shaping up to be a very exciting year for Bleuscape Design and our associated clients. After almost 13 years in practice, one comes into contact with many like-minded people that share the same visions for life and business. I would like to publicly thank Brian and Ted Reid from CHP for their continual […]

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The Australian McMansion – Can we do better?

 “What are these coming to do?” He answered, “These are the horns that subdue so that no man may lift up his head, but the craftsmen have come to terrify them and throw down these evil nations who lifted up their might against the land of Judah to scatter its people.” – Zechariah 1:21The Four […]

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Mini indoor Garden Ideas to Green Your Home

When the summer ends and all the colors outdoor turn from green to all shades of red and orange, you will need to bring some life into your home. It doesn’t matter if it’s just one potted plant, an entire indoor garden or a mini garden (if you are lacking space), the feeling of refreshment […]

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Crossroad House – An alternative to Volume Housing.

 Crossroad House – An alternative to Volume Housing.         Presented By Anthony RiggCopyright – Bleuscape Design Pty. Ltd. All rights reserved        www.bleuscape.com.au It is vital to recognise ‘need’ to design effectively. If we don’t recognise ‘need’ the default response is only ‘form’. ‘Form’ in and of itself is inherently singular only promoting the visual. ‘Need’ on […]

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Walkway House

We are very excited to introduce a new Bleuscape commission. It is called ‘Walkway House’.The family home will be located on 85 acres South West on Mt Tamborine, Qld. It is probably one of the most beautiful rural sites we have had the chance to work with.When one has such a site in their hands […]

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Grid House

Grid patterning that informs layout in architecture is nothing new, Mies did it, Kahn and Corb. It is a way of organising space while at the same time remaining true to the overall formation of structure and proportion. In this house for Kerry and Leigh Boustead, we also looked to the grid for inspiration. Over […]

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Bleuscape Barn House

First off the ranks for 2015 is the Barn House. Our wonderful clients desired a home that embraced a farmhouse aesthetic prompting us to design two bold barn like structures, one for living and one for working. The separation of pavilions, spatial and architectural, sets the stage for exploring relationships between landscape and built form. […]

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Homes of the Future

Photo credit: leedresource Do you know that buildings account for 40 percent of carbon emissions and 76 percent of electricity usage on a global level? It sounds incredible, but they are the top pollutants, with industry and transportation far behind. Architects and other experts realized they have to deal with this problem and make buildings […]

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