Saturday, August 1, 2009

UTS Engineering Faculty Competition

Here is our entry for the new Engineering and IT Faculty for the University of Technology, Sydney. The project was a joint submission with Crone Partners and Arup environmental. The concept is based on the concept of social networking models. The idea being that the most open network with 'loose ties' provides the greatest opportunities for interaction and expansion. This porous network provides an open sturctural netowrk which can be programed by the faculty.

Latest Construction shots of Moebius House

Here are the latest shots of the Moebius House , Bondi by Tony Owen Partnersdue for completion in November. This sculptural house with views of Sydney Harbour is clad entirely in metal panels.

Alex, the installer, you’re an artist.
The glazing is nearly complete and attention has now turned to the interior fit out.

Bill's House nears completion

Work is nearing completion on Bill’s House in Suburban Sydney. The client’s brief was to create a Mediterranean Villa. The house is inspired by the sails of the fishing boats from the Greek Islands.
The house is soon to feature in the 5th edition of ‘100 HOUSES’ International book. Well done Bill!

Meraas Jumeirah Villas for Dubai

The launch of the new Meraas luxury villas on the Jumeirah Islands in Dubai created a buzz at the Dubai ciityscape in 2008.Tony Owen Partners have designed 3 signature villas and 2 town house deisgns for the development. Work is proceeding on later stages.

The Second Wave

Tony Owen Partners have received approval for the second wave house in Bondi. The is located on the adjoining block to the original Wave House and will be a companion house containing outdoor al-fresco dining and entertaining spaces and new lounge and bedroom. The project is based on a deconstructed motor yacht.

New Software Park for Vietnam

Tony Owen Partners and PTW have wont the design competition for the new commercial building at the lac Trung software city in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam. The project for VECL Captial is a joint venture with PTW Vietnam. The building will be a high-tech beacon at night with an LED facade. The roof top club will also glow at night. Documentation will be starting shortly. Thanks to Henrik and How for all your help.

POD Apartments, Chippendale

The POD Apartment building has been lodged for approval with the Sydney City Council. The project contains 50 units. The site is located in an area with a tapestry of vibrant heritage buildings. The unique design adds to the vibrant area with a contemporary take on the Sydney apartment typology.

Darlinghurst Apartments due to start construction soon

Constuction is due to start soon on the Darlinghurst Apartments for the ANKA group in Goulburn Street, Sydney. The project creates a public plaza fronted by Cafes and wine bars and will be an iconic contemporary expression of inner city apartments.

Elandra Bundeena Beachside Housing completed

The Elandra housing project at Bundeena has been completed. This project for 15 luxury beach houses for Globe Projects and Southern Crosss Constructions is located in the Royal National Park. The first stage of 15 houses is complete. This is project will soon be features in the new book 'On the Beach' by image publishing.