Strange Attractors.

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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Silver City Museum – An Un-built work by Glenn Murcutt

Glenn Murcutt’s work has captivated me over the years. His attention to detail is phenomenal, he leaves nothing unchecked. I have spent countless hours with magnifying glass in hand looking at his working drawings, this exercise never gets old. It seems the more you look at them the more you learn. As a designer, there […]

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Casuarina Beach House

In the last few weeks we have begun a new project at Casuarina Beach located on the NSW north coast. Casuarina is an eclectic mix of modern beach architecture. One noticeable feature when driving around is the lack of consideration to appropriate material choice. The typical position is to construct in a light weight fashion […]

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Prefab Luxury – Indonesian House

This prefabricated luxury home was designed for an Indonesian business man and his family over in Jakarta. Indonesia has a prolific timber manufacturing industry to whom our client was and remains closely connected with. His idea was to do something with the huge amount of waste generated from the 24 hour cutting of timber off […]

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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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