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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21st Century Critical Meta Project

“Life must be understood backward. But it must be lived forward” – Søren KierkegaardAs one who is interested in the built environment, I find myself smack-bang in the middle of what is possibly the most exciting moment in the last 100 years. I believe the architectural landscape is poised for change. With my own eyes, […]

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Design Your Own Home Architecture: List of 10 Free/Cheap 3D Home Design Programs

Thinking about a design for your new home and looking for software to visualise your design ideas? For this article, we take a look at 10 of the best programs for budding residential architects to design their own home. All of the 3D home design programs are either free or under $100. We’ve done the […]

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Meet the Masters

It is a rare treat to have these five architects in one room together for a discussion about life and architecture.  Brit Andresen, Lindsay Johnson, Peter Stutchbury, Richard Leplastrier and Glenn Murcutt, all have contributed greatly to the profession in Australia.  In this panel discussion they candidly share unique stories about significant influences and the journey […]

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2014 Architecturally Designed Houses of Brisbane

The culmination of a year in architecture results in the National Architecture Awards, this year to be held in Darwin on the 29th of October. To celebrate, we thought it would be nice to reflect on some of the stand-out residential architecture in Brisbane that has made an impact.   No. 5 Highgate Hill House […]

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Brisbane’s Howard Smith Wharves

To revitalise the Howard Smith Wharves site as a world-class river-front destination, Brisbane City Council invited the development industry to submit Requests for Proposals (RFP) in 2013. The HSW Consortium, led by Adam Flaskas and Elisha Bickle, was selected as the preferred candidate to develop the site following the evaluation process by Council – announced […]

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Visual Acoustics

Narrated by Dustin Hoffman, VISUAL ACOUSTICS celebrates the life and career of Julius Shulman, the world’s greatest architectural photographer, whose images brought modern architecture to the American mainstream. Shulman, who passed away in 2009, captured the work of nearly every modern and progressive architect since the 1930s including Frank Lloyd Wright, Richard Neutra, John Lautner […]

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