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From without and within

From without and within

Posted by on 10, May 2018 in News | 0 comments

As one part of major works being undertaken by Hector Abrahams Architects for St John’s College at The University of Sydney, new dormer windows have been created on the roof of the Polding Wing. The dormers are providing additional bedrooms for student accommodation within the roof space of the building. Looking out, the occupants will be able to enjoy...

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Opening of the SJMC

Opening of the SJMC

Posted by on 10, May 2018 in News | 0 comments

The opening of the Sir John Monash Centre at Villers-Bretonneux was big news in the Picardie region. The Picard Courier, the local daily newspaper, interviewed Tim Williams who was the site architect for the project. The new interpretive centre design was a collaboration between Cox Architecture, Tim Williams Architects and Hector Abrahams Architects,...

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Securing the Mountbatten

Securing the Mountbatten

Posted by on 9, Mar 2018 in News | 0 comments

Located on the corner of George Street and Ultimo Road in Sydney’s Haymarket is the notable facade of the Mountbatten Hotel. Dating from the 1880s, with additions from the 1920s, it continues to operate as a pub with backpacker accommodation upstairs. Hector Abrahams Architects were contacted by the owners who had a problem – water damage, and...

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The value of a heritage professional

The value of a heritage professional

Posted by on 9, Feb 2018 in News | 0 comments

A few months ago, Hector Abrahams Architects were approached by a client who had found a wonderful building that she wanted to purchase and convert into her home. An abandoned flour mill, dating from 1871, located in a small country town in the NSW Southern Tablelands, the problem was that this building, which had been sitting unoccupied for many years,...

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Another season of stone conservation

Another season of stone conservation

Posted by on 14, Dec 2017 in News | 0 comments

The annual stonework conservation program at St Andrew’s College has commenced . Always undertaken during the summer break, the long term maintenance schedule for works to the stone and roof  of the college’s older buildings was developed by Hector in 2003 and has continued to be overseen by Brianna Jessup over the past five years. As always,...

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