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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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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Best House in the WORLD!

In a complete upset a modest Brisbane renovation has claimed the highest residential architecture prize in the world at the Singapore World Architecture Festival this year. Congratulations to Casey Vallance from Cox Rayner. Queensland designers making their mark!         A HOUSE that took two young Brisbane architects seven years to build on […]

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The ‘Crossroad’ House Build

As many of you know we have been running Bleuscape Design, our small architectural business for the best part of 8 years. Considering this, we have been reflecting on the design values and intensions of the firm. One major and significant observation has been our ever growing interest in design for the masses. While the […]

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The ‘Crossroad House’ Extended version

Hi everyone! As you all know we are in the process of converting some of our projects into more realistic renderings. This is yet another. Just for the sake of explanation I have attached a link below which outlines in detail the design theory for the ‘crossroad concept’. Feel free to check it out if […]

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Improving Volume Housing

Challenge : To design a house with environmental sensitivity in a typical green-fill subdivision? Introducing the ‘Crossroad Concept’.                                   In essence, the idea draws influence from a reality that we engage with daily; the bitumen cross road. This man-made environment is a space controlled by […]

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Metal that breathes

Architect Doris Kim Sung asks: Why can’t building materials be more adaptable? Why can’t they function more like clothing, or even human skin? Having studied biology at Princeton University intending to go to medical school, Sung applies principles of biology to her work as an assistant professor of architecture at the University of Southern California. […]

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Tomorrow’s suburbs: Building flexible neighbourhoods

Gratten Institute Report Full Report – Tomorrow’s Suburbs The fringes of Australian cities are growing at a remarkable rate. But these new neighbourhoods won’t stay new for long. Over time, the profile and needs of their residents will change, as people move in and out, age, or their life circumstances alter in other ways. Suburbs […]

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