Universal Light Article

Antony recently contributed to edition #3 of Universal Light by @unioslight. In the article, Antony discusses the progression of daylighting and the profound effect light has on the well-being of the occupant.

Dec 2019


A sneak peak of a new project that will be photographed in December. Stay tuned!

Oct 2019

2050 Park Competition

We entered a competition for future parks landscape competition at the International Festival of Landscape Architecture. Our entry explored how can the parks in 2050 shape Melbourne’s urban form and the way we will inhabit Melbourne? LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR DESIGN HERE.

Oct 2019

Solar Panel Observations

Recently I posted my thoughts on solar panels on Facebook. I received quite got a few comments from friends and family. Some people agreed with me and others didn’t – so I thought I would publish the piece onto our journal page for everyone’s thoughts and comments.

Jan 2019

Perpetual Light

This photography series explores the strange and curious relationship in the urban reality of perpetual light; the interplay of daylight and electric lighting in the built environment.

May 2018

Heritage vs Sustainability

We need to recognise that a dwelling that was built in one era may not suit the conditions of a different era. And that we can retain the character of a precinct by carefully in filling new architecture into an existing context. How we manage this issue in the next few years will say a lot of our maturity to reconcile our past with our future.

Apr 2018

Federation Square Not Apple Square

The Apple Concept Store at Federation Square does not make sense to me. It does not make sense to give over part of our public urban space to a corporation. For the government, Federation Square is a shopping complex without an anchor tenant. I acknowledge that Federation Square was first conceived of as a commercial public space.

Apr 2018

Architecture Conference - Deerubbin

On the weekend, I attended the Architecture Foundation Conference at Milsons Island on the Hawkesbury River. The conference is convened by Lindsay and Sue Johnston and they do a brilliant job. The conference is called “Deerubbin” which is the Aboriginal name for the Hawkesbury River and it means deep and wide.

Mar 2018

Sustainability & Building

There is a something of a contradiction between sustainability and building. Resources are needed to build a new project – even one that will be sustainable once built. In turn, energy is needed to run a new facility so the by-product of any new project is waste that wasn’t being generated before.

Sep 2017

The War on 'Stuff'

Antony discusses the role in which ‘stuff’ plays in cluttering our lives, and whilst we hold close attachments to personalised momento’s of our past, looking towards minimalism encourages an unconstrained freedom for possibilities to emerge in spaces we never imagined.

Jan 2017

Things I Have Learnt

Recently I read an article by a small business owner reflecting on what he learnt in the past 20 years of running a small business.
The article caused me to reflect on architecture and the things I have learnt over the past 15 years of running a practice.

Jul 2016

What Is Passive House?

Passive House is relevant to any climate, but the other question I’ve been asked is: “Is it relevant to our lifestyle?” Australians love the outdoors, and on beautiful sunny days all we want to do is throw open the doors and windows and leave them that way. Contrary to popular belief, there’s absolutely nothing stopping this in a Passive House Project.

Dec 2015

Design More, Consume Less, Live Small

Graduate in the office Katie writes about one of her design passions: compact housing. Small footprint housing can sometimes get a bad rap, so this blog briefly looks at the small housing movement: a positive way to look at designing more, consuming less and living small!

Jul 2014