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.

Pictured above is an image from the early Concept Design stage as the two design firms collaborate to re-think the existing interior spaces of a terrace house in Paddington. More updates on the design process coming soon.

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 […]

We will publish images of the process here as we explore the spatial potential of the Sydney terrace house. Contributors to this process are Russell Rodrigo, Min W Dark, and Vesna Trobec.

The photographer Alisha Gore is working on a creative artist series of photographs with people who have inspired her. She uses photography to tell a story about her subject’s creative (in this case architecture) practice. In her collaboration with Vesna Trobec she is focusing on Vesna’s use of layering,  depth, and tone, in order to create rich […]

Elizabeth Farrelly (architecture critic, columnist, author) wrote a compelling article in today’s Sydney Morning Herald on the Tiny House Movement, quoting “the enchanting tataMI house” for “nomadic and mobile futures” designed by Chris L Smith, Min W Dark, Langzi Chiu, and Vesna Trobec (STUDIO TROBEC). With the high cost of housing in Sydney and the tremendous capacity […]