What will happen to our roads when reliance on cars starts dropping away? We spoke with 100’s of Sydney-siders to tap into our collective imagination. Here is what they told us. The collective imagination island: Local farmers, artisan and garage-sale markets. Music in the streets. Public rock climbing gyms. Petting zoos. Urban farming. Public baths. […]

STUDIO TROBEC presents a speculative project that re-imagines our busy and polluted roads after our need for cars has significantly decreased (some statistics state that with automated vehicles we will need only 5% of our existing cars, which will free vast amounts of space for new things to happen). Roads could become vibrant public spaces. […]

Photographer Alisha Gore (https://www.alishagore.com) visited our studio for a morning to capture how we work. Pictured: Vesna Trobec and Stephanie Gotis-Graham.   NOTE: This is actually Stephanie’s model, not mine.

Vesna Trobec and 20 students from The University of Technology, Sydney are in the remote black opal mining town Lightning Ridge (north-western NSW) where they will investigate the role of regional galleries after the unfortunate fire that burnt down artist John Murray’s gallery. They will explore both temporary and long term design options for the […]

Vesna Trobec collaborated with Min W Dark, Langzi Chiu, and Chris L Smith, on the design of the Super Mini House. Their project was selected as an international finalist from amongst 100’s of entries. when folded  tataMi house is a home for nomadic and mobile futures. tataMi house is towed by a tata ‘nano’ car to whatever available […]

STUDIO TROBEC assisted architect/Associate Professor Chris L. Smith with getting his unconventional design of an Inner West outdoor deck with bathing facilities through the City of Sydney council and then by obtaining the Construction Certificate. The deck was built by Chris L Smith himself together with Ben Warren. In its materiality, composition, programming, and detailing, […]

For this rear extension within an eastern suburb, we are making iterative models to explore how form can break away, transform, merge, match, and become something beautiful and new. The way that new built fabric converses with existing built fabric (and environmental and cultural characteristics that exist within a place) is a primary focus of […]