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“Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. “Pooh!” he whispered. “Yes, Piglet?” “Nothing,” said Piglet, taking Pooh’s paw. “I just wanted to be sure of you.” A.A. Milne, The House at Pooh Corner One of the defining characteristics of play is that it becomes this ‘enigmatic withdrawal from the everyday’, ‘a stepping out from “real” […]

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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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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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Balmoral Duplex – Brisbane

The Brisbane suburb of Balmoral is the location for a new duplex commission. The design explores ideas of how the view gradually reveals itself. The entry ramp is curved downward descending into the heart of the home. This narrow corridor is simplistic in its materiality, raw concrete (fire wall), vertically laid timber cladding (private bedroom walls), […]

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Zaha comes to Brisbane

The world shares a love/hate relationship with Zaha Hadid and her offsider, Patrik Schumacher. Their architecture is futuristic, it is fluid. There is no room for historic sensitivity. They embrace new design ideologies founded in parametricism and now they are coming to Brisbane thanks to the Sunland Group! Due to start construction in 2015 are […]

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Why Architects Dream Big—and Crazy

Can you really build farms on top of offices, in skyscrapers that look like they’ve been chopped into? Maybe not, but such outlandish designs profoundly influence how our cities will be built. The high-density future of cities around the world, rendered crisply in photo-realistic drawings and computer models, will be one of massive skyscrapers performing […]

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Trusting in Ordinary Practice

We love the work of OVP. Theirs is a humble authentic architecture, it stands out in a world where ‘the spectacular’ is too often the dominant pursuit.  Thanks to Design On-line for this insightful post. Words by Paul Owen, Director or Owen Vokes Peters “Beautiful ideas can be derived from simple, honest work—and innovation can be discovered […]

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C-House: New Directions in Sub-tropical Architecture

In the 90’s this master piece was realized. A young, and somewhat unknown Donovan Hill, received the commission that would put them on the map. The result of almost 9 years of attention produced the C-House. It has won almost every award an Australian house can receive but more importantly, it changed the way residential […]

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