cairns terrace

cairns terrace Cairns Terrace is Luxury residence construction to completed (watch this space for photos). Located in the exclusive inner city Red Hill area of Brisbane the design maximises the city skyline views. Working within planning requirements Eko Architecture developed with the Interior designer &  the client a substantial luxury residence with private open planned natural…

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sydney hotel

sydney hotel An overseas Client requested a conceptual review of a neighbouring site to one of their existing properties a successful heritage style Sydney CBD hotel. Brief required a hotel to increase the yeild & compliment the existing hotel with a contemporary eco style hotel.

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luxury residential

luxury residential Approximately 500 acres of the existing 2000ha masterplan required revision & input with a new high end residential masterplan & conceptual residential design to enhance the existing 27 link golf course and lakes. The residential development is located 40 mins drive north of Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.

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watson’s bay residence

watson’s bay residence Located on Sydney’s exclusive Watson’s Bay directly on the waterfront, brief was to renovate an existing 90’s builder design home into a contemporary resort style luxury residence, for an overseas client. Working within the strict guidelines and restraints of the Woolharra Council heritage precinct planning requirements

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Tribeca Lobby

Tribeca Lobby http://www.tribeca.com.my/media-center.html Update 2016 – Tribeca construction well underway – please click on website link above from developer Low Yat Group for an update. high rise serviced apartment project – commissioned by the client to provide conceptual design input to existing DA approved high rise development EKO were approached to infuse an urban sophisticated…

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genting elemen best western

Genting elemen best western premier best western Update phase one near completion tower 1 and blocks 5&6 with the skygarden facilities to be open Q4 2016 Vaughn Carnaffan Design Director & Project Architect for large scale multiple award winning hotel & resort projects was commissioned to tender phase of an abandoned project in Genting Highlands…

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golf resort + spa

golf resort + spa Within a 2000ha masterplan 300ha completed with 4000 residents. Client requested a concept for eco resort with budget constraints with a luxury boutique feel located on the established 27 link international tournament standard golf course. The 120 room resort sits lightly within the site with fully naturally ventilated public spaces & eco…

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bage street apartments

Bage street apartments Bage Street apartments C2 architecture have worked within the guidelines to achieve 20+ apartments onto a  1200sqm site -located on leafy bage street, an elevated, sloping site with views, within close proximity to Toombul railway station & the major arterial Sandgate Road. Understanding to provide quality, yet still affordable residential accommodation, within proximity to the Nundah shopping urban…

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c2 architecture

c2 architecture EKO architecture now becomes C2 architecture so new we are pending approval on the naming. C2 architecture represents a new phase for EKO now 15 years + old + V:DRO p/l and represents the formal partnership of George Chambers & Vaughn Carnaffan. Port 25 the KL counterpart near completion of phase 1 of the massive…

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niseko bistro

niseko bistro Update the Shiki Niseko resort has been completed and successfully operating for several seasons. I wish to thank the LOW YAT GROUP and Fairlane hospitality for allowing myself to assist in this process and congratulate the team. Part of several peer reviews & inputs for a Luxury Ski Resort development, located in Niseko Japan. Concept was…

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OLA.. kids know

OLA.. kids know The entry forecourt of the OLA school is defined by its battened gates, a sculptural wall and over-arching arbour which overlooks the Brisbane City. Many adults recognise the chunky recycled timber wall , but wonder why they are all of different heights and widths. The eyes and minds of 8 year old…

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Vin Diesel wrecks my buildings

Vin Diesel wrecks my buildings You know when you have reached a high point .. This happened to me when The  Etihad Towers, my team based in Kuala Lumpur developed the design and documented for DBI design Australia- were smashed up in a hollywood movie. In this case smashed in CGI in Fast & Furious…

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Brutal Honesty

Brutal Honesty “Frankly, I think it’s the most bloody awful car I’ve ever driven.” — Ken Richardson, BRM test driver, to Sir John Black, chairman of Standard-Triumph Brutally honest feedback & may have upset quiet a few, who were in involved in the TR1 prototype development. However, Sir John Black withheld the release of the TR1…

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Aveling Street

Aveling Street The client wants to build their dream home, with the thought they have no particular type or design in mind. The design briefing and process starts with understanding the client, their family requirements,  needs and inspirations -a ‘wish list’ and is considered within the constraints of the budget and site. Truth is the client knows…

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