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post updated 5 July 2022

Building Developments in New South Wales

We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of New South Wales Architecture, Australia. e-architect cover completed buildings, new building designs, architectural exhibitions and architecture competitions across New South Wales: contemporary and traditional.

We have 1 page of NSW Architecture selections with links to many individual project pages.

Recent New South Wales Building Design

NSW Architecture – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

5 Jul 2022
Wombat House, Wombat, Young
Architects: Richard Cole Architecture
Wombat House Young New South Wales
photo : Rachel Lenehan Photography
Wombat House
A new house in Wombat, near Young in regional NSW, utilises a simple linear plan to respond to the site. This contemporary NSW home faces due north and using a palette of robust, economical materials, the building is carefully assembled to accommodate a young family.

3 Jul 2022
Bundeena House
Architects: RAAarchitects
Bundeena House Royal National Park NSW
photo : Michael Nicholson
Bundeena House, Royal National Park NSW
The site for the Bundeena House was one of last built upon lots in the subdivision of a former Uniting Church campsite on the western side of the steep hill behind Bundeena Beach in the Royal National Park. The owner, who worked as a carpenter on the construction of the first four houses in the original subdivision in 2007, was given the opportunity to return to Bundeena and purchase this challenging block 10 years later.

Updated 4 July 2022
Bluff Farm House, rural New South Wales, about four hours from Sydney
Design: Richard Cole Architecture
Bluff Farm House New South Wales Property
photograph : Brett Boardman
Bluff Farm House
In the tradition of isolated rural buildings, the house is conceived as a singular gesture responding to the strength of the site: a grassy terrace overlooking a meandering river facing north up a spectacular valley, next to an old eucalypt. The essential concept of Bluff Farm House reflects the way in which the owner has always used this place: setting up a table on the grass under the shade of the tree.

2 July 2022
Foamcrest Apartments, Newport
Architects: Richard Cole Architecture
Foamcrest Apartments Newport NSW
photo : Simon Wood Photography
Foamcrest Apartments, Newport NSW
On a difficult triangular site in the coastal suburb of Newport on the Northern Beaches of Sydney, Foamcrest Apartments is a form generated from the unique site. A composition of glazed bricks, off form concrete and sandstone, materials selected for their durability and appropriateness for the ocean side location, the seven apartments are 100% adaptable and differentiated by unique plans.

8 Jun 2022
Whale Beach Villa, northern beachside suburb of Sydney
Architect and Interior Designer: Rama Architects
Whale Beach Villa New South Wales
photo : Simon Whitbread
Whale Beach Villa
Located on the East facing topography of the idyllic Whale Beach in Sydney’s Northern Beaches, this Residential family home is a cross between Beach Bungalow and Coastal Plantation styled Architecture.

7 Mar 2022
Vaucluse Road
Architects: X.PACE
Vaucluse Road Residence NSW
photo : David Thompson
Vaucluse Road Residence
The view from Vaucluse Road is an iconic post card image. The form of the architecture suggests that the building is ‘looking’ at something significant, Sydney Harbour.

25 May 2022
Cockatoo Island, Woolwich, Sydney
Design: Breathe Architecture
Cockatoo Island Woolwich NSW
render : Mark Gerada
Cockatoo Island Property
The Cockatoo Island / Wareamah Concept Vision was developed in 2021 for the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust [SHFT], to outline a new future for its ongoing restoration and regeneration. The vast nature of the island and the many precincts means that it is likely to be delivered in several stages over the coming decade. It is a complex place with many supporters and stakeholders which has a special place in the minds of many in Sydney and around Australia.

28 Feb 2022
Barangaroo House, Barangaroo South, Sydney
Design: H-E Architects
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photo : Felix Forest
Barangaroo House, Sydney
This is the new, beating heart of Sydney’s latest harbourside quarter – a dramatic property that also heightens and redefines what Australian dining, drinking and design is about.

29 Nov 2021
Gawthorne’s Hut, Mudgee, NSW, Australia
Design: Cameron Anderson Architects
Gawthorne's Hut Mudgee New South Wales
photograph : Martin Mischkulnigs
Gawthorne’s Hut, Mudgee
Gawthorne’s Hut is a luxury, 2 person, off grid, tourism experience within a working rural property 10 minutes from the centre of Mudgee. The project intends to create a unique and sustainable tourism experience that responds directly to the history and context of the property.

20 May 2021
Paddington Reservoir
Design: Tonkin Zulaikha Greer and JMD design
Paddington Reservoir Gardens NSW
photo : Brett Boardman
Paddington Reservoir Gardens
When TZG and JMD were commissioned to convert the Paddington Reservoir into an urban park, the general expectation was that the site would be capped off and a brand new arrangement built on top. However, the architects were captivated by the possibilities of revealing the 19th century structures as a ruin through which members of the public could wander, taking in the dramatic spaces and play of light across the remnants of historic walls and vaults.

9 May 2021
Little Paddo
Design: Anton Kouzmin Architecture
Little Paddo Paddington NSW
Pphotograph : Katherine Lu
Little Paddo, Paddington, New South Wales
The brief for Little Paddo was simple; to transform a stuffy old attic conversion into a well ventilated, light filled, flexible studio that accommodated a work-from-home study, a place to play and compose music, ample storage, a fold-out bed and a laundry.

21 Jun 2022
Merindah Park House
Architects: Richard Cole Architecture
Merindah Park House Bellawongarah NSW
photo : Simon Wood Photography
Merindah Park House, Bellawongarah NSW
A new owner built farmhouse, Merindah Park House in Bellawongarah, on the tablelands above Kangaroo Valley, takes cues from traditional rural building materials and forms. The splayed plan opens to the landscape and generates a serene central courtyard around which circulation paths are placed.

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Cockatoo Island, Woolwich NSW

9 Apr 2013
Aspire Tower, Parramatta, western Sydney
Design: Grimshaw Architects
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Aspire Tower Sydney
A Development Application has been submitted on behalf of Parramatta City Council for a landmark mixed-use tower. The Aspire Tower emerged from a design excellence competition held by the Council and is set to establish a new benchmark for innovative, passive-environmental design in Australian high-rise developments. Designed to act as a catalyst project for Parramatta Square, the tower provides high density, urban residential living which is not only affordable but also sustainable.

18 Dec 2012
HASSELL + Populous win Sydney’s new Convention, Exhibition and Entertainment Precinct design project, Australia
Sydney new Convention, Exhibition and Entertainment Precinct design project Sydney Building
image : HASSELL + Populous
SICEEP Darling Harbour
Joint venture partners HASSELL + Populous have won the architectural contract for the design of Sydney’s new integrated convention, exhibition and entertainment precinct at Darling Harbour, due for completion in 2016. HASSELL will also design the extensive public parklands and open space within the 20 hectare precinct.

Griffiths House, HMAS Creswell, Jervis Bay
Design: BVN Architecture
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HMAS Creswell Griffiths House

Link to all major Sydney Buildings lower down the page

New South Wales Architecture

Major NSW Buildings, alphabetical:

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Design: Denton Corker Marshall Architects

Ball & Eastway house, Glenorie
1983
Design: Glenn Murcutt Architects

BMW Showroom, Parramatta, Sydney
2006

BMW Showroom Sydney - New South Wales Architecture
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BMW Showroom Sydney

Box House
1999
Design: Neeson Murcutt Architects

Brain and Mind Research Institute – Youth Mental Health Building
2010
Design: BVN Architecture
Brain and Mind Research Institute Sydney
photo : John Gollings
Brain and Mind Research Institute Sydney

Bundeena Housing, nr Sydney
2008
Design: Tony Owen NDM

Bundeena Housing - New South Wales Architecture
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Bundeena Housing

Harley Davidson Australian headquarters, Lane Cove, Sydney
2007
Design: Tony Owen NDM Architects

Harley Davidson Australia
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Australian building

43 Head Street – residential tower, Forster
2007-
Architects: Aleksandar Design Group
10 storeys, 23 serviced apartments

Hunter Medical Research Institute
2010-
Design: Denton Corker Marshall Architects
Hunter Medical Research Institute - New South Wales Architecture
image courtesy Denton Corker Marshall
Hunter Medical Research Institute

Kangaroo Valley House, New South Wales
2006
Design: Turner + Associates

Kangaroo Valley House
photograph © Brett Boardman
Australian house

Laurie Short house, Terrey Hills
1972-73
Design: Glenn Murcutt Architects

Mudgee Permanent Camping
2008
Design: Casey Brown Architecture

Mudgee Permanent Camping
picture : Penelope Clay
Permanent Camping

Stanwell Park House, south of Sydney
2008
Design: Casey Brown Architecture

New South Wales House
photograph : Michael Nicholson
New South Wales House

Whale Beach House
2008
Design: alex popov & associates
Whale Beach House
photo courtesy of Kraig Carlstrom
Whale Beach House

Wave Rider House – Bondi Beach, Sydney
2008-
Design: Tony Owen NDM

Bondi Beach House
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Bondi Beach House

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