The practice is design based, and small, so that all projects have substantial director involvement, and a project architect who takes the project from beginning to end.
The Practice has completed work from Canberra to Port Macquarie, including Sydney, Newcastle, Pokolbin, Wollombi and Pacific Palms. Our work has been published locally, nationally and internationally. The office is 100% solar powered with a rooftop 5kW photovoltaic array. Excess power is generated daily and is sold back to the grid. 6000L of water storage tanks collect rainwater for toilet flushing and garden use..
- Address PO Box 295, Newcastle, NSW 2300, Australia Newcastle | Australia
Bourne Blue Architecture was established full time in Newcastle in July 1996. It’s directors are Rachael Bourne and Shane Blue, both graduates of Sydney University in 1991 and 1990 respectively. They moved to Canberra to design and then build the Fadden Hills house. They obtained a builders licence and sought to compliment their theoretical education with practical experience. Using a diverse team of furniture makers, boatbuilders and young architects, the project was completed within eighteen...