Architecture

Laneway House breaks from the existing suburban condition of large houses with limited open space by reducing its footprint, and amalgamating under-utilised slithers of land either side of the traditional boundary fence into a green, suburban ‘laneway’

LANEWAY HOUSE - Residential Concept

A competition concept design for an amenities block in rural Australia calling for an 'arty toilet' sited four metres above ground. Conceptually inspired by the meanders of a nearby river, MEANDERS provides dynamic, ever-changing views for visitors flowing through or driving past.

AMENITIES BLOCK - Concept Design

This Aquatic Centre and adjacent park are conceived as one continuous landscaped surface, whose sloping planes define the building.

AQUATIC CENTRE - Competition Entry

A Sunsong Tree is a self-powered urban music lounge. Each tree has Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) panels at its canopy, and uses solar energy to power an integrated sound system.

PUBLIC ART CONCEPT - SUNSONG TREES

Augmented Reality is a new frontier in architecture and construction. This research paper explores the Opportunities and Obstacles for Mobile Augmented Reality in Design, Construction, and Post Completion. The project was made possible by the International Women’s Day Scholarship 2013, awarded by the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC).

ARCHITECTURE IN AN AGE OF AUGMENTED REALITY - Research

Supernova! is a conceptual design for a planetarium on Wellington’s Waterfront. Here, architecture joins forces with propaganda and targets a consumer-driven marketplace to produce an architectural experience that is dismantled in 6 months. This Exhibition Planetarium relies heavily on its use of light and architectural form in promoting a didactic experience that lasts only while it retains public interest.

Winner of Cemintel’s 2012 ‘9 Dots Award’, 9 Dot House is a holiday house that draws inspiration from its natural setting. Nestled within a grove of eucalyptus trees in regional NSW, the house proposes new uses for off-the-shelf products to meet the design competition brief and 'think outside the nine dots'.

9 DOT HOUSE - CEMINTEL AWARD WINNER 2012

What if the lightning released in a thunderstorm could be harnessed to power entire cities? The Shock Pods Skyscraper draws formal inspiration from the native Banksia plant of Australia.

SHOCK PODS - EVOLO SKYSCRAPER CONCEPT

Hive is a ‘vertical street’ with flexible residential, commercial and retail spaces within easy reach, for a foreseeable future of increased population growth within urban centres. Hive proposes to accommodate an increase in urban density by utilising unused air space over the site’s sidewalk and rear lane to increase the building area available for occupancy.

Winner of Think Brick's 2011 Open Face Award, Vault House is a proposal for a sustainable suburban house built of brick. The competition called for entries to envision a future for the Australian suburb that embraced increased densities while accepting the established desire to engage with suburban life.

VAULT HOUSE - THINK BRICK 2012 AWARD WINNER

Conceptually inspired by the emergence of a butterfly from its cocoon, Chrysalis is the base component in a modular system of relocatable learning environments. Metaphorical butterfly ‘wings’ -operable portions of roof- open the spaces beneath to the sky, with colours drawn from native Australian butterflies.

CHRYSALIS- RELOCATABLE SCHOOL CONCEPT

Stratum House is a concept design for a suburban residence inspired by the visual aesthetic and formation processes of stratified rock.

Europan 9 Project Collaboration with Charles Fortin & Evan Whiteside to activate an underutilised site in Geneva, Switzerland.

EUROPAN 9 MASTERPLAN - ARTERE

This concept design for a suburban family home draws formal inspiration from a central Jacaranda tree to be retained on its site.

JACARANDA HOUSE - Residential Concept