The Future of Residential Architecture: Trends and Predictions

Our homes are much more than just shelter; they are sanctuaries, laboratories for living, and reflections of who we are. As we move forward, the …

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Unlocking Potential: A Tasmania Development Case Study by RUBI Architects

Presenting the extraordinary case study of RUBI Architects, where strategic thinking and innovative design unlocked the full potential of a 5-hectare greenfield site in North-West …

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What Questions to ask when Engaging an Architect…from an Architect’s Perspective.

Selecting an architect is an important decision. Most people interview 2 to 3 architects before making a decision. We’re all familiar with the basic questions …

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What Could Possibly Go Wrong? Why it can cost you more NOT to Engage an Architect.

It’s a dream for many to build a beautiful, designer home, but when it comes to hiring a professional to carry out the job, many …

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Domain Magazine – Taking Advantage of Local Knowledge

‘Architects who live and work in our regional centres know the lay of the land and the way the wind blows’. ‘Geelong, Wollongong and Newcastle …

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Australian Design Review (ADR) – ‘The Tree House’

Designed by RUBI Architects, the initial challenge was creating a substantial home on a relatively modest site with two easements on the narrow block, one …

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Human-centred urban and architectural design of new residential developments

Human-centred urban and architectural design of new residential developments

Human-centred design is a design approach that puts people at the centre of all design decisions, making sure that their needs and wants are met. …

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Geelong Advertiser – GT HOME

Our ‘Tree House’ Project was recently featured in the GT Home Magazine by Nicole Mayne. ‘Living in a treehouse is the stuff that childhood dreams …

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What is Specialist Disability Accommodation?

Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) is a specific type of housing in Australia, designed and built to meet the needs of people with a high level …

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How site visits ensure that you get the design that you expect

Whether you own a property out in the countryside, in a coastal town, on a trendy suburb or right in the middle of the city, …

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Biophilic design and the Architecture of wellbeing

Biophilic design is founded on the belief that humans have a natural need to interact with nature and other forms of life. Studies have shown …

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The Benefits of the Local Architect

With population growth, the drive and demand for the design of refined homes and regional property developments has investors and private homeowners understanding the benefits …

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Successful Cohesion & Communication – Every Project Depends On It.

As architects, we’re approached to solve problems and to create the best possible outcome for our clients. This is why we love what we do. …

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Sustainable Luxury – Architecture for the Modern World.

There is a common misconception that luxury living cannot co-exist with passive, sustainable design. This quite simply is not the case. Why can’t a high-end …

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There’s no doubting the value of craftsmanship in luxury property developments

Developing luxury properties requires a great deal of attention to detail and craftsmanship. Every aspect of the development, from the architecture to the interior design, …

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Why buyers seek natural light, air flow and outdoor space for their apartment

Apartment and townhouse buyers – like all home buyers – seek comfort. Too little light, and it’s not comfortable. Not enough fresh air, and it’s …

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Design that evolves to different levels of retirement and care

When designing retirement villages, our work strikes the elusive balance between ageing in place, lifestyle and a successful financial outcome for the village developers. Our …

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Market opportunities for quality design in re-zoned West Geelong and Highton

Geelong has become a booming regional centre with a population climbing faster than almost anywhere else in Australia. The Geelong Advertiser reported the number of …

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5 areas of good (and functional) design that will sell your development faster

Sure, an apartment or townhouse development must look good to sell. But it is how it functions that will sell it faster. As architects, there …

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