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The restored face of Reid House

The restored face of Reid House

Posted 3 days 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 2 weeks 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 1 month 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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An elegant necessity

An elegant necessity

Posted 4 months ago | Comments: 0

Handrails are one of those items that are not noticed when they exist but are very obvious when they don’t. Hector Abrahams Architects have designed a number of handrails to be retro-fitted into various locations to improve accessibility. Our latest design has just been installed at the hall of St David’s Uniting Church in Haberfield. The simple wrought...

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A bigger & brighter space for HAA

A bigger & brighter space for HAA

Posted 5 months ago | Comments: 0

Hector Abrahams Architects are on the move! Six years ago, we started in our Reid House studio with just four people. Now we are twelve, and a little bit squished. As of Monday 5 November, you will find us at Level 2, 1 Barrack Street, on the corner of Clarence Street. We are just a little bit excited about our new premises which are spacious and light. It...

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Changing the look of Reid House

Changing the look of Reid House

Posted 6 months ago | Comments: 0

Work to reconstruct the shopfronts of Reid House in Sydney’s King Street has begun. First cab off the rank is the Men’s Hairdressers which neighbours the building foyer. Hector Abrahams Architects have designed the building entrance and this small shopfront to 1936 detail, based on 1936 Building Application drawings when the building was...

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