Crisp House is among the oldest remaining timber dwellings in Collingwood, and this is the reason for the high rating. Heritage houses are a double edged sword for an architect, especially if it’s an own home.
Robert Nichol & sons
Robert Nichol & sons is a small multidisciplinary firm formed from a background of Fine Art, Architecture and Design. Working across a broad range of projects we aim to explore and promote creative, respectful design solutions.
We like to explore innovations in form, material and styles, and seek to promote design that is respectful of the site, enhances client experience and is beneficial to the wider community.
LOCATION: Collingwood, Victoria, Australia
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The Breakneck Gorge Oikos project successfully met all the clients’ expectations and more – they look out to a sculptured mix of corten form and long masonry blade, which reads neatly as a connection to the landscape rather than an inhabited space.
Bell House is an 1850’s home with a 1970’s addition. A complex, rambling house provided an interesting narrative on which to build. Robert Nichol & sons contribution gives a new address to the home, a new front door, a new master suite and a new heart. Its sculptural form respects the heritage nature of Fitzroy, […]