Monday, November 22, 2010

Moebius lives on in TV and Movie shoots

Traffic has been busy at the Moebius House with many Movie and television shoots taking place.

This is the latest by Hyundai.

Sunday, November 21, 2010

First Look: Canterbury Town Centre

Here is the first look at the new designs for Canterbury Town Centre. This project in Sydney will include a mixed use residential and retail environment. The site is located at Canterbury Train Station on Canterbury Road. It enjoys views of the nearby iver. The site wiull contain a terraced 'Market Lane'. This space with a unique solar canopy was modelled on the famed Spanish Steps in Rome and will be a destination for the area containing shops, cafes and restaurants. This space will become the focal point for Canterbury and enliven and reinvigorate the area.

Design City Alexandria

Tony Owen Partners have recently lodged the DA for Design City in Sydney's Alexandria.

This is a unique concept live work environment. It included 175 units and 125 strata commercial tenancies, in 6 buildings in McEvoy Street. The project creates a completely environmentally sustainable precinct of the design community. At the centre of the complex is Artisan Square. This plaza, bisected by a canal, contains a mix of gardens, plazas, cafes and activities including 'Tschumi Cafe', 'Tubular Bells Bridge', 'Peanut Bridge', 'Aalto Vase Place'. The office buildings and ground plane contain ventillation viscicles which allow light and ventillation between levels and into the basement parking areas.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Abu Dhabi Ladies Club nears completion

Work is well advanced on construction of the new Ladies Club of Abu Dhabi. The design by Tony Owen Partners in association with UPA Planning will be completed in early 2011. The 10,000m2 facility will contain indoor and outdoor sporting facilities, swimming pools, spa, gym, child care and restaurant facilities and stage 2 will contain a 1000 person reception hall and function centre.
The building is clad in sandstone with marble and trabertine throughout. The unique window facade patterning is based on a branching 'L-system' script.

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Boston University nears completion

Construction is nearing completion on the new student housing project for Boston University in Regent Street, Sydney. The project for Ceerose Developments and ZVI Constructions will provide student accommodation for 175 students. The project was designed in association with SylvesterFuller Architects and It includes 2 theatres, cafe, administration and laundromat.

The unique design uses fissures to provide maximum solar access to berooms as well as natural ventillation throughout the building. We look forward to the first enrolments for January 2011.

Friday, September 3, 2010

Eliza Approved

The Eliza luxury apartments in Elizabeth Street Sydney has recently been approved.
The marketing campaign has now begun and the signs are up on site. Construction is now commencing on theis prestigious CBD site. The Eliza features 19 luxury units which will be the new standard for Sydney. The 3 storey penthouse has been concieved as a unique world class address. For design inspiration we looked to the classics of 20th century classic design to create a world class building for a truly unique site.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Curl Curl House, latest design

Here is the final design for the Curl Curl House. The design is currently in documentation for construction.

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Bill's House makes a splash!

Here is a sneak peek at some photos of Bill's House for an upcoming European design magazine.

Facade Web Poll - Chippendale Apartments

The unique location of the Goold Street Site with its exposure to a wide area makes it perfect to explore the notion of buildiong as sign. TO Partners are exploring a unique facade louvre system on this 8 storey building to create an image when viewed from a distance. We are looking for your vote for the best facade option. Chose fabric, Kate, cityscape1, cityscape 2 and clouds. And the winner is...

First Look Collaroy House

Sunday, April 11, 2010

First Look - United Cargo Headquarters

Here is the new Headquarters for United Cargo in Condell Park, Sydney.
Construction has already started on site. The design utilises our CAD-CAM technology to translate geometric data directly from our files to the fabricator's router cutter to cut the metal panels.