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Harcourt Street in the Home Straight

The Harcourt Street House is an inner city alteration and addition to a completely run down workers cottage. Our fantastic clients wanted a slightly smaller house that what is typically asked for which has afforded an increased northern setback which liberates the plan and creates a warm, open and transparent house. An elevated outdoor room […]

By |November 5th, 2012|Houses Under Construction, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Harcourt Street in the Home Straight|

Brookfield House

The Brookfield House was the project that started off SLa, so its a very special project for a number of reasons. As it nears completion, we thought you might enjoy this photo taken this morning as we wrap up on site. We hope you enjoy it!

By |June 5th, 2012|Houses Under Construction, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Brookfield House|

AIA Commendation for Mountford Road

Our Mountford Road Project (that recently featured in the March HOUSES Magazine) was awarded a Commendation in the “Small Projects” category at the AIA, Brisbane Regional Awards. The project now goes onto the State Awards later in the year where we hope to see it progress to Nationals (if we are lucky). We are […]

By |May 14th, 2012|Published Work, Uncategorized|Comments Off on AIA Commendation for Mountford Road|

Boonah House Underway

The practice is very excited to see the start of construction on the Boonah House, a weekender on 50 acres of pastural land. This house explores the linear, rational plan that responds directly to the topography of the site and opportunities for view. The architecture reflects this simplicity with a simple but robust palette […]

By |May 1st, 2012|Houses Under Construction, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Boonah House Underway|

Byram House Taking Shape

The Byram House is a really exciting project for us and is now really taking shape on site. The house, while on a “small lot” in the inner city, enjoys additional width over the traditional 40×10 block. This width has allowed us to explore a completely new layout which has lead to something very special […]

By |March 27th, 2012|Houses Under Construction, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Byram House Taking Shape|

Mountford Road in "HOUSES" Magazine

We were thrilled to have our recently completed Mountford Road project included in the latest issue of HOUSES Magazine, now out on the shelves! This project has also been submitted for the AIA regional awards program, currently underway. This was a very special project for us with a wonderful client (John and Donna) and […]

By |March 27th, 2012|Completed Work, Published Work, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mountford Road in "HOUSES" Magazine|

Trickett House Going "Swimmingly"

Its not often one has the privalege of being involved with celebrity (especially ones as wonderful and warm as this), let alone being asked to design their home. Luke and Libby Trickett, entrusted us with this responsibility in 2011 and it has truly been one of the most rewarding experiences of my working life. […]

By |March 27th, 2012|Houses Under Construction, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Trickett House Going "Swimmingly"|

Highgate Hill House Now Complete

We have recently handed over the Highgate Hill House in inner city, Brisbane. This project involved a dramatic alteration and addition to a turn of the century cottage on a corner small lot. The project was built by CGH Constructions and we are endebted to Cullum, Bruce, David and Shannon (and countless others) for […]

By |March 20th, 2012|Completed Work, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Highgate Hill House Now Complete|

Brookfield House Nearing Completion

The Brookfield House is nearing completion after nearly 14 months on site. This project which heavily references 60’s Californian Mondernism (and in particular the work of Richard Neutra) is thanks to the Clients vision and the great workmanship by the builder, Bruce Mole of Thallon Mole Group. It is a rare privalege for us […]

By |March 11th, 2012|Houses Under Construction, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Brookfield House Nearing Completion|

Chelmer Transformation

SLa recently handed over the “River Room”, a small extension and renovation to a house on the river in Chelmer that had been wiped out in the January 2011 floods. The project was primarily concerned with the reconfiguration of the core living spaces to maximise light, air and importantly, the views of the river. The wonderful clients […]

By |February 28th, 2012|Before and After, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Chelmer Transformation|