A very long, narrow site in the heart of Darlinghurst, previously a commercial garage and bounded by terrace houses on all sides, called for intelligent planning to maximise sun penetration and flexible living.
Sam Crawford Architects
Established in 1999, Sam Crawford Architects (SCA) is a design driven architectural practice based in the inner-west of Sydney, NSW. Over the last 16 years we have successfully completed over 200 projects for which we have established a well-earned reputation for design excellence in residential, cultural and public projects. Our work has been widely published, nationally and internationally and has been recognised in numerous local, state and national awards from the Australian Institute of Architects, Australian Timber Design Awards, Local Government Heritage, Conservation and Urban Design and industry awards & commendations.
Conway Atkins House responds to the familiar requirements of a family home renovation: a new bedroom, refreshed kitchen and bathrooms, and a lounge and dining room. This pragmatic brief provides a platform for exploring the intersection between the assertive character of the old Art Deco house with contemporary Australian living.