Not just a pretty space, the home of William Smart and his Smart Design Studio is a self-sufficient creative powerhouse that’s earned the awards its won.
Moving ‘uptown’ from five floors to a single open studio, Denton Corker Marshall has eschewed the popularist office palette of soft pastels and soothing timbers. “It’s a fairly stripped back fit-out, but it’s honest and conveys the way we work, as much as how we design,” says DCM’s founding director and architect, Barrie Marshall.
An architecture studio’s own office generally offers an insight into the aesthetics and philosophy of its work – that is certainly the case with Pitch Architecture and Development’s new space in Richmond.
In tackling the design of his studio space, David Flack went down the proverbial ‘rabbit hole’, constructing a working model of his own inner workings. For his team and clientele, the studio is a deep dive into an immersive world of design – and all of Flack’s own making.
An architect’s own studio is always a project close to the heart. For Melbourne practice K2LD – it was all about creating a space that allows the staff to flourish.
Studio 103 is relatively fresh to the Australian design landscape, but it’s a growing business with ambitious vision. Here’s how this new design arm has single-handedly built itself a home and established a global reputation in the process.
A thoroughly tech-savvy studio space with lots of opportunity for socialising is right on brand for this ultra-connected architectural practice.
Find out how Gray Puksand’s recently revamped Melbourne studio is geared up for its progressive and agile workforce. Sandra Tan investigates agile working first-hand as she takes up residence in a variety of architecture practices for a series of stories.