HABITAT ON TERRACE
SYDNEY MORNING HERALD 08/04/17
ARCHITECTURE DURABLE #29
For sure, demographic pressure is pushing the need for increasing residential density. But efforts to date often result in generic, off-the-peg townhouses and low-rise apartments. There are encouraging standouts and one new Brisbane project, which had Refresh Studio architect Erhard Rathmayr as a partner-developer, shows that infill buildings actually can add a lot, even to established “character area” neighbourhoods like Toowong, south-west of the city...
ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN 27/06/17
A residential project in Brisbane has revitalised an existing Queenslander, and pulled a bit of a magic trick. On the 760-square-metre block where the single 1944 weatherboard used to sit, there are now four townhouses...
New architecture designs for higher-density living preserve social amenity...
Squeezing in five fabulous townhouses on a lot that is barely 760 square meters in area, Habitat on Terrace in Brisbane revamps an existing Queenslander even while finding space for 4 additional new townhouses...
2017 Queensland Regional Architecture Awards: Brisbane
ARCH DAILY 21/07/15
2017 AIA REGIONAL AWARDS COMMENDATION
2017 AIA STATE Awards COMMENDATION
Five new dwellings join the original inter-war residence on this suburban site. The simple but highly effective sectional strategy achieves multiple objectives including climatic design, low maintenance and appropriate balance between privacy and neighbourliness. Evocative primary forms and unexpected material palette make a strong contribution to the streetscape...