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Finalist in Cascades Female Factory design competition

Finalist in Cascades Female Factory design competition

Posted by on 18, Aug 2017 in News | 0 comments

Yesterday it was announced by the Port Arthur Historic Sites Management Authority (PAHSMA) that a proposal by Neeson Murcutt Architects with Hector Abrahams Architects, Sue Barnsley Design and historian Meg Quinlisk, is one of four finalists in the architectural competition for a new History and Interpretation Centre at the Cascades Female Factory Historic...

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Redundant churches

Redundant churches

Posted by on 3, Aug 2017 in News | 0 comments

This week Hector was asked by Channel 9 to comment on the upcoming sale of a redundant church in inner Sydney. (Click Here to Read the Article) Although a rare occurrence, the sensitive adaptive re-use of former places of worship – often buildings that have been significant landmarks in both city and country locations – is an important issue...

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Undergoing a transformation

Undergoing a transformation

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

Work is in progress to change the Junior Common Room at St John’s College at The University of Sydney from dark and serious to a bright and pleasant space. The new look is a close interpretation of the original colour scheme. Other work is planned, but a coat of paint can make quite a difference!

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Another award for the pumping station

Another award for the pumping station

Posted by on 13, Jul 2017 in News | 0 comments

At the 2017 NSW Architecture Awards, Hector Abrahams Architects received a commendation for heritage architecture for the conservation work we undertook at the Sydney Sewerage Pumping Station No. 1 at Pyrmont. Hector, Brianna and David enjoyed the evening with Phil Bennett, from our client Sydney Water. Since the work was completed, a team of Sydney...

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Grant for Camperdown Cemetery

Grant for Camperdown Cemetery

Posted by on 23, Jun 2017 in News | 0 comments

Congratulations to the Camperdown Cemetery Trust for their successful application for a Major Works grant from the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage. The grant is to be used for the restoration of headstones and monuments in Camperdown Cemetery and is to be matched by funding raised by the Trust through donations by descendants, and the local...

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Geometric challenge

Geometric challenge

Posted by on 16, Jun 2017 in News | 0 comments

The Tumut Labyrinth edges closer to completion! This week has seen the arrival and placement of the commemorative lettering which is incorporated into the stone ring which borders the elliptical entry to the labyrinth. HAA’s architects relished the challenge of the complex geometry needed to ensure perfect placement. Well done and thanks to the...

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