A Gentle Transition From Street To Home

In the timeless series, A Pattern Language, Christopher Alexander defines what creating a gentle transition from street to home means. He explains how the experience of entering a building influences the way we feel once inside it. In architectural terms, he describes how the gentler the transition between the home and the street, the more… Read more »

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Brisbane Art Deco Building Entrance . (Photos supplied by Showhomes Design).
New Build And Renovation Projects Update

A Christmas Wish Twas the night before Christmas, as all through house, groaned a rumble of snoring that the walls couldn’t douse. The children stood huddled in the nook by the tree; A good foot they’d grown since their unuttered plea. “Dear Santa, this Christmas we’d like to expect, that you’ll bring us a present for… Read more »

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PlaceMate’s Top 4 Creative Designs

One of the best aspects of being an architect is the creativity you can tap into. Whether it be a challenge you must solve with a creative mindset or just a client’s request that requires thinking outside the box, Architecture is filled with creative thinking. We thought we would share some of our top 4… Read more »

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What is an Ashgrovian Queenslander?

  You may have heard of the term ‘Ashgrovian Queenslander’, but what makes these iconic homes so special? How are they different to classical Queenslander architecture in Brisbane suburbs? If you find yourself asking these questions, you have come to the right place. Whether you think you may own an Ashgrovian, or you are just… Read more »

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