October 26, 2011

Tobias Partner teamsters Richard Peters and Manu Doebelin are taking the lead on this unique residential site perched high on the southern headland of Clovelly, on the South coast of Sydney. A light coastal breeze, calming ocean swell and sweeping views out over the Pacific will inspire the framework for this large 5-bedroom family home.

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October 14, 2011

Time for boy’s toys to take back the kitchen! This is a new mechanism that allows for cupboard doors to tilt up like a garage door, simply by touching the front of the panel. It’s surely a sign of the times when hinges for kitchen cupboards look like a Transformer! This model by Blum, Austrian for top technology.

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October 6, 2011

Designing the fundamentals of this Bronte, Sydney house – responding to sun, wind, views, grade, brief – was such a pleasure, it felt almost effortless. At the end of the day, a project can only be as good as the client – and this client is both inspired, and trusting.

Reflecting this collaborative spirit, since the first plan presentation it’s been a relentless quest to express our conceptual thinking in even the most minute detail: an eclectic journey, developing the interiors down to every piece of furniture, carpets and decorative ceiling features. Although the architecture is fairly ‘paired’ back, clearly Modernist, we’ve allowed the interiors to explore various interpretations of styles past, present and, to our mind, a very happy future.

Project Team: Richard Peters (project architect), Manu Doebelin, Marielle Tiggeler and Aubrey Chan.

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