Duncan Reed Architects Pty Ltd
The work of Duncan Reed Architects is focused on contemporary design excellence to produce works that are suited to the way we live today. We strive to exceed the expectations of our clients to produce outcomes which are both calm and timeless. We believe that every site has its opportunities and that a careful approach to site and brief can always produce high quality architecture.
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This project involves alterations and additions to the rear of an existing semi-detached house in Balmain. The existing house had little access to direct sunlight. Therefore the priority for this project is to create a new pavilion which will obtain maximum solar access with a perfect northern orientation. The introduction of a courtyard between the original cottage and the new pavilion along with a rear garden area means the pavilion can be opened at both ends to create a continuous landscape f
Surry Hills, 2010
This project involves the complete reconfiguration of the original Victorian Terrace. Living areas have been elevated to upper floors to maximise sunlight and ventilation with bedrooms relocated to the ground floor. A third floor minimises the impact of additions on neighbours while gaining valuable additional floorspace for living areas.
Little Bay, 2010
This project is a new house for a young family. The design responds to the clients’ desire to have a house that directly engages with the garden. The living areas have sliding glass doors which open completely to provide uninterrupted access to the garden. To further enhance the relationship of landscape to the interiors the roof over the living areas is also planted to provide a lush outlook from the upstairs bedrooms.