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Fractal cafe in Sydney, Australia by Tony Owen Partners

Friday, November 4th, 2011

Article source: Tony Owen Partners

Tony Owen Partners has just completed the Fractal café in Sydney. The café is located in the ground floor of the recently completed Boston University Student Housing building. The rear of BU is located on a narrow laneway in the city. It was a feature of the original design, that building was the cut back at ground level to widen the laneway and create a public square. The new café addresses this square.

Fractal cafe


Darling Island in Sydney, Australia by Tony Owen Partners

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Article source: Tony Owen Partners

Giant Fractal Jelly Fish feature in the new public areas designed by Tony Owen for one of Sydney’s premier addresses.
Tony Owen Partners have just completed the transformation of the Darling Island public areas. Darling Island Apartments, originally completed in 2004, is one of the most prestigious developments in Sydney in recent years. Located on a virtual island at the western side of Darling Harbour, it has spectacular Sydney city views and absolute water frontage. The large apartments are luxuriously and environmentally designed.

Darling Island

  • Architects: Tony Owen Partners
  • Project: Darling Island
  • Location: Darling Harbour, Australia


Barangaroo South in Sydney, Australia by Barangaroo

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Article source: Barangaroo

Barangaroo is being built on a vision that embodies all of Sydney’s unique harbour city character – the perfect place to work hard, do business or simply relax and enjoy the view. This is the brilliance of Sydney – an international city that retains enough of its laid back character to genuinely enjoy the fruits of all that hard work. And that is the brilliant work life balance of Barangaroo.

Updated looking

  • Architects: Barangaroo
  • Project: Barangaroo South
  • Location: Sydney, Australia


Shibuya Newtown in Sydney, Australia by Tony Owen Partners Pty Ltd

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

Article source: Tony Owen Partners Pty Ltd

Tony Owen conjures a little taste of Japan in inner-city Sydney

In this design for 2 town houses in the Sydney inner-city suburb of Newtown, Tony Owen Partners looked for inspiration to the pocket design solutions of Japan. The result; ‘Shiuya-Newtown, is a study of sculptural possibilities on a tight urban sight.

Exterior View

  • Architect: Tony Owen Partners Pty Ltd
  • Name of Project: Shibuya Newtown
  • Location: Sydney, Australia
  • Team: Tony owen, Esan Rahmini, Bryan Li An
  • Software used: Autocad, 3-D studio, Maya, Rhino


Tower Skin in Sydney, Australia by Laboratory for Visionary Architecture

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Article source: LAVA

What initially began as a speculative proposal to reshape the UTS tower on Broadway has evolved into a broader architectural idea for re-purposing inefficient or outdated buildings as an alternative to demolishing and rebuilding ( which comes with a huge financial and environmental expense) LAVA has developed a simple, cost effective and easily constructed building skin that can potentially transform the identity, sustainability and interior comfort of an existing structure such as the UTS tower.

UTS Tower Night (Image Courtesy LAVA)

  • Architects: Laboratory for Visionary Architecture/LAVA
  • Project: Tower Skin
  • Location:Sydney, Australia
  • Team: Chris Bosse, Tobias Wallisser, Alexander Rieck,  Jarrod Lamshed, Erik Escalante, Esan Rahmani, Niklas Muehlich, Kim Ngyuen Ngoc, Anh-Dao Trinh, Jonas Epper  Stefan Bassing, Simone Martin,


Eden Apartments in Sydney, Australia by Tony Owen Partners

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

The latest building by Tony Owen blurs the line between architecture and urban billboard. Work has commenced on the EDEN apartments in Sydney. This infill project is located in a varied and complex part of the Sydney cityscape and is visible from many vantages. The office sought to explore the possibilities of adding to the tapestry as a piece of art in the urban landscape. In a unique approach, the final image was chosen from an on-line poll of various options to allow the public to decide the streetscape of their city.

Side View

  • Architect: Tony Owen Partners
  • Name of Project: Eden Apartments
  • Location: Sydney, Australia


Haberfield House in Sydney, Australia by Lahznimmo Architects designed using ArchiCAD

Saturday, May 7th, 2011

The Sydney suburb of Haberfield was laid out to the principles of garden suburb design early in the twentieth century. High quality houses designed by estate architects were built for sale and strict covenants were placed on allotments to ensure a continuation of design intentions. Thus one of Australia’s best repositories of Federation era houses was built. Mostly the houses were modest in size, with generous backyards and represent an Arcadian version of the Australian suburb.

View from back garden

  • Architects: Lahznimmo Architects
  • Project: Haberfield House
  • Location: Sydney, Australia
  • Date of construction completion: January 2010
  • Gross floor area (m2): 180m2
  • Project Design Team: Lahznimmo Architects, Andrew Nimmo, Annabel Lahz, Hugo Cottier
  • Program used: ArchiCAD and Adobe Creative Suite


GREEN VOID in Sydney, Australia by Laboratory for Visionary Architecture

Sunday, March 27th, 2011


A digital design, derived from nature, realized in lightweight fabric, using the latest digital fabrication and engineering techniques, creating more with less. 3,000 cubic meters of space are connected with a minimal surface of 300 square meters and only 40 kilograms of material…

Customs House Green Void Laser

  • Architect: Laboratory for Visionary Architecture
  • Name of Project: GREEN VOID SYDNEY
  • Location: Sydney, Australia
  • Team members: Chris Bosse, Tobias Wallisser, Alexander Rieck, Jarrod Lamshed, Esan Rahmani, Kim Nguyen Ngoc, Anh, Dao Trinh, Erick Escalante, Pascal Tures, Mi Jin Chun, Andrea Dorici
  • Client: Customs house
  • Manufacturer: Mak max
  • Building Materials: Specially treated high-tech Nylon and light
  • Dimensions: approx. 21x8x12m
  • Surface Area:300 m2
  • Volume/space: 3000 m3
  • Weight: 40 kg
  • Construction/manufacturing time: 5 weeks


Giant digital origami tigers launch Chinese New Year in Sydney by Laboratory for Visionary Architecture (LAVA)

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

Two giant digital origami tigers playfully celebrate Chinese New Year on the forecourt of Customs House, Sydney from 11 February –14 March 2010.

Front View


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