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15
Jun
How Does Renovation Make My Kitchen Bigger?

Everyone craves a bigger kitchen in their home. More bench space, two sinks, dishwasher: you name it. Here at PlaceMate Architects we know kitchens: we know the ins and outs and we know how renovation can make your kitchen bigger. Contact us now if this is something you’re interested in.   What makes a good… Read more »

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27
May
Carports and Architecture

Carports for Queenslanders When you hear “carports” what do you think of? Maybe ‘wannabe garage’ or ‘just another extension’. We are here to break the mundane mould and tell you there is a lot of architectural design and thought involved in the humble carport. Although Queenslanders follow a set of rules, all of these houses… Read more »

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04
May
Brisbane Through the Eyes of an Architect

  Brisbane; the “big country town”. For years this city was a rural base and slipped behind the industrial grasp that held onto other capital cities of Australia. Over the years, this city has expanded like its capital counterparts. One difference that remains between Brisbane and other cities is the environment. Unlike flat-grid cities such… Read more »

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20
Apr
What is Mid Century Modern Architecture?

When you look up on the internet “Mid Century Modern Architecture” what do you see? You may find yourself browsing through photos of floor to ceiling glass windows, flat roofs and houses that are very low to the ground. This architecture is very US based and has come straight from the balmy grasp of Palm… Read more »

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