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1960’s Modernist renovation

A fantastic new project has arrived at Design King which we are very excited about. This significant 1960's Modernist house is in original condition and DKC has been commissioned to bring it into the 21st Century for a new family. ...

Blackheath Studio Shortlisted for Australian Timber Design Awards

Our little artists studio in the Blue Mountains has been shortlisted for the Annual Australian Timber Design Awards. This little building was pre-fabricated in New Zealand with Xlam then shipped to the mountains where it was pieced together on site. Looking forward to the announcements...

National Gallery of Victoria Competition Entry

Design King recently entered a design for the NGV sculpture garden competition. Our design intended to bring focus to the sculptures via an immersive walkthrough pathway that weaves it's way through the garden whilst providing a frame for the beautiful sculptures. Currently the sculptures are...

Artists Studio in Blackheath nearing completion.

Progress at Blackheath It is exciting to see the CLT studio nearing completion. Being and owner build process it is not without its challenges as local tradesmen prove difficult to pin down. However with the roof and cladding almost complete attention is turning the interior fit...

Artists studio in Blackheath built in a day.

Perfect conditions yesterday in Blackheath for the construction of our pre-fabricated building. No wind or rain to disturb this exciting process. Like lego these manufactured pieces were lifted and lowered by an expert crane operator then were locked together perfectly enabling a complete construction in...

Mosman House starting to shape up

This project is a large extension to a lovely federation cottage in Mosman. It has entered the final stages of construction where the detailing and design is starting to shine. The beautiful craftsmanship from James of JFSR Construction is evident in the shots below. The...

Prefabricated building arrives from New Zealand

Our pre-fabricated Artist's Studio arrived just in time for Christmas! This project has been made by Xlam in Christchurch NZ using cross laminated timber technologies. Construction of the pre- fabricated panels will begin in February at Blackheath in the Blue Mountains. ...

Forest Lodge completed

This project in Forest Lodge was completed last week on budget and on time. This old terrace has been completely transformed and reinvigorated through a series of sometimes small, sometimes dramatic changes. Though a relatively small project it required an enormous amount of detail and...

Reichstag German Parliament , Berlin

Operating as metaphor for a new and united Germany and a reminder of past atrocities the Reichstag German Parliament by Architects Foster and Partners is a great way to commence any trip to Berlin. Always a fan of this architectural practices work I enjoyed the...