Sorrel House is a project that explores the juxtaposition between historical context and contemporary architecture within a broader subtropical paradigm. Beyond the initial stark contrast that presents between the new and old, a more subtle debate about edges, openings and thresholds is being had.
Shaun Lockyer Architects
Shaun Lockyer Architects (SLa) award winning Brisbane architects formed in 2009 to focus on modernist architecture that connects people and place. Inherent within each project is a desire to craft memorable, sustainable and efficient design solutions that add value to the inhabitants’ lives. SLa engages in the design and delivery of bespoke architectural homes for private clients who value a collaborative and transparent design process. Each SLa commission employs a versatility and passion that transcends scale and budget.
The firm is led by Shaun Lockyer, AIA, who presents over 20 years of international design experience, including four years as an associate at SAOTA in South Africa, and nine years as Director and Partner at Arkhefield in Brisbane, QLD. Outside of the practice, Shaun is recognised for his contribution to architectural education and support of the profession. Alongside Shaun, Jen Negline was appointed as the first associate in the practice in 2016, and leads the large-scale projects for the firm.
A private, landscaped, north-east courtyard forms the catalyst of the ‘V House’, which sits proudly on the edge of Sunshine Coast’s Mooloolah River. The ‘V’ refers to the floor plan which hugs the boundaries of the property allowing for a transparent living pavilion that physically and visually connects the courtyard to the water beyond.
Dover house is a project that involves the fusion of a traditional Queenslander and a concrete garden room. The idea incorporates an extruded section of the pitched roof that forms a portal to the back yard, the centre of gravity for family life.
The Nest House is a family home tucked away on a large bush block that combines an enviable combination of city views and an acreage lifestyle within the inner-city of Brisbane. The house draws its inspiration from modern roots, expressed through the juxtaposition of heavy vertical and light horizontal planes.
Massey House explores the idea how a contemporary home can fit within a character precinct while equally addressing current lifestyle expectations. The house was designed in 2016 by Brisbane-based Shaun Lockyer Architects. A house of two personalities, the street elevation plays with themes of filigree, lightweight materials and veranda to address the context while the rear […]
The Sunshine Beach House was designed and completed this year by Shaun Lockyer Architects. The house is situated on the sunny coast of Australia, in Queensland. The Sunshine Beach House explores the coastal aesthetic through the use of greying timbers and natural materials in a bold, but equally eclectic, architectural expression. The house is planned around […]