MY WHY. We are so good and talking about what we do, but I am focusing on "my why", because "my what" will follow on from t...


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So this is little note about insulation. Mammoth is the insulation I specify in the small smart spaces standard plan range. Heres why. The only insula...


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Investigating the effect of roof overhangs and window shapes and sizes allows us to understand how our buildings are creating our interior environment...


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Housing Crisis or Housing Turning Point - Changing our typology to suit the times

Recently the topic of Medium Density Housing has been hot in architectural circles. And so it should be. We have a housing "crisis" which ha...


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Duplicating a sense of belonging to tell the story of Architecture

What is it about a building or space that makes us feel connected and feel a sense of place, a sense of belonging? Maybe it’s a question of aski...


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The Place of Process in making Architecture. I recently went to watch “The Edge of Possible” which documents the building of the Sydney...


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Finding my limit

I have to admit that the last 2 weeks of the alteration stretched me to my limit. I did find the tipping point where I was exhausted, grumpy and just ...


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Dont fight the "Delays", use them.

Project Programme is another item, like money that is sometimes hard to quantify and also something that inevitably gets challenged. Six weeks was pro...


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Money Money Money

We all stress about money. For most of us, our homes are the biggest financial investment we make. I have tried to remind myself throughout that this ...


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Merry Christmas

Wishing you all a fantastic Christmas for 2016 and great celebrations for the new year.  Looking forward to sharing an amazing 2017 with you.&...


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