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DETAIL 

The choice of cladding on a project is a big decision, there is always so much to consider; location, thermal performance, budget, aesthetics, maintenance to name a few… 

Shou sugi ban, or here a dark stained timber from one of our projects is a sure favourite. Hardy, elegant & the rich texture & tone has the ability to make other materials paired with it, and the surrounding landscape pop!
December 1, 2021

DETAIL The choice of cladding on a project is a big decision, there is al...

ON SITE 

Incredible concrete form taking shape at our Warmington House in Paddington. @bbh_projects making this super slick finish look easy! 🙌
November 30, 2021

ON SITE Incredible concrete form taking shape at our Warmington House in ...

ON SITE 

Wetter than an Otter’s pocket on site today! But always the most magnificent view in the mist
November 30, 2021

ON SITE Wetter than an Otter’s pocket on site today! But always the mos...

ON THE DRAWING BOARD

Welsby House. A perfectly formed extension to a much loved Queenslander in New Farm that is bursting at the seams! 
A gorgeous new light filled pavilion in the garden gives everyone their own space.
November 26, 2021

ON THE DRAWING BOARD Welsby House. A perfectly formed extension to a much ...

ON SITE 

Taking shape on site in the heart of Paddington. The private Oasis that is our Warmington House…perfect for these humid Brisbane summer days. 

Builder @bbh_projects
November 26, 2021

ON SITE Taking shape on site in the heart of Paddington. The private Oasi...

ON THE DRAWING BOARD 
Texture & form coming together on an unusual site in Eaglemont, Victoria
November 24, 2021

ON THE DRAWING BOARD Texture & form coming together on an unusual site in ...

ON SITE 
Scaffold is down on Kent giving the first reveals of the internal courtyard at the heart of the house…lots of detail here!
November 23, 2021

ON SITE Scaffold is down on Kent giving the first reveals of the internal ...

ON THE DRAWING BOARD
It seems I say this a lot but truly, how lucky are we to get to work with such beautiful parts of the world!? Very grateful for all of the incredible locations our clients bring to us. 
This is a new one in St Andrews, Victoria.
November 19, 2021

ON THE DRAWING BOARD It seems I say this a lot but truly, how lucky are we ...

ON SITE 
Site visit to Hoddles Creek this week. Looks like a hill fortress at the moment but the shapes are starting!
November 19, 2021

ON SITE Site visit to Hoddles Creek this week. Looks like a hill fortress ...