The Fig Tree Pocket 60s House was an exercise in breathing new life into a tired and poorly renovated 1960s house. The original house was typical of its time – flat roof, low ceiling, central clerestory windows.
Bligh Graham Architects
Bligh Graham Architects is situated on the outskirts of Brisbane City primarily undertaking work throughout Brisbane, and the Sunshine Coast. The majority of the work completed by the firm is residential in nature with cultural, interior and commercial projects also commissioned. Budgets have ranged from $100k to $15m. Since being established in 2002 by Chris Bligh and Sonia Graham the quality of the firm’s work has been repeatedly recognised in the Australian Institute of Architects’ awards program and by local and national print media. In 2008 Bligh Graham Architects was the recipient of the prestigious Robin Dods award – the premier State award for residential architecture. The practice only takes on a limited number of projects at a time to ensure a high level of service and professional delivery..
LOCATION: Brisbane, Australia
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This playful renovation dramatically transforms a modest cottage into a flexible family home, with the lower kids level also configured as a self-contained flat.
The Tarragindi Steel house is an exemplar for small lot family living. The spacious light filled interiors and dramatic double height spaces defy the constraints of the block size.