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Shortlisting in AIA Awards

Shortlisting in AIA Awards

Posted 5 months ago | Comments: 0

More exciting news for HAA with the St John’s College Library being shortlisted in the Heritage Category of 2019 AIA Awards (NSW Chapter). Known as the Nagle Library, HAA converted a much under-used space, the original library space of the 1858 design, into a modern study centre. The neighbouring Philosophical Room has been reimagined and restored to be a...

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Marrickville Medal for HAA

Marrickville Medal for HAA

Posted 5 months ago | Comments: 0

Victoria Cottage, brought back to life by HAA, has been awarded the 2019 Marrickville Medal for Conservation. Part of the Inner West Council Built Environment Awards, this prestigious award is in its 25th year. It is awarded to a heritage or conservation project completed within the boundaries of the council over the past three years. The cottage was an...

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Nagle Library shortlisted in Heritage Awards

Nagle Library shortlisted in Heritage Awards

Posted 5 months ago | Comments: 0

The Nagle Library at St John’s College has been shortlisted in the 2019 National Trust Heritage Awards. Hector Abrahams Architects reimagined the study centre and the Philosophical Room, the two rooms which make up the library, creating beautiful spaces that also meet the study requirements of the students. The 1858 plan by William Wardell conceived...

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The restored face of Reid House

The restored face of Reid House

Posted 6 months ago | Comments: 0

Located in Sydney’s busy King Street, Reid House has been undergoing a transformation which will be completed very soon. It’s a special project for Hector Abrahams Architects, as not only have we been the architects for the work, we were also occupants of this interesting building for six years. Consisting of eleven floors, Reid House was constructed in...

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Advice on maintaining an old church

Advice on maintaining an old church

Posted 7 months ago | Comments: 0

There are a lot of historic churches throughout NSW and Canberra, reflecting the cultural significance of churches in previous generations, many of which are listed as heritage items either locally or on the State Heritage Register. In recognition of the apprehension that caring for these old buildings can create, Hector Abrahams Architects are running a...

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A ruin restored

A ruin restored

Posted 7 months ago | Comments: 0

HAA recently sent photographer Simon Anders to document the works we undertook to Victoria Cottage, located in Sydney’s inner west. The once derelict property, uninhabited for 32 years, is almost unrecognisable, having been transformed from a Cinderella to a Princess. The original four rooms have been restored as a study, bedroom, sitting and dining room....

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