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 […]
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, […]
An existing house nestled amongst trees at the base of a ridge will be a witchy, forested secret place for entertainment, music, and home life.
A group of French & Australian scholars, architects and artists put together an exhibition, ‘Shifting, drifting, dribbling’, as part of Sydney Design Week. The shared interest was in the intersection between Art, Cinema, and Architecture. Drawings, films, photographs, and texts were created that explored ‘architecture in film’ or ‘architecture of film’. Those involved included, Chris L […]
The proposal was to add 3 repetitive small extensions to 3 living spaces within the existing openings of a Silos Apartment in Newtown. By doing so, the circular floor plans become more versatile and liveable. This happens by extending living spaces outwards, providing a subtle rectilinear geometry (while respecting the circle), and creating more useable shelter […]
The designs explore the atmospheric power of light and darkness, borrowed space, layers of privacy, and materiality, to create two textured urban dwellings in Newtown. A challenge was to improve upon the conventional terrace house type and to work within two very narrow and long sites. Below is a (very tiny) preview into the often […]