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An elegant necessity

An elegant necessity

Posted 9 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 10 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 11 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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The face of time

The face of time

Posted 11 months ago | Comments: 0

The clock faces on the tower of the Leichhardt Town Hall have been surrounded by scaffolding for the painting and façade restoration work being overseen by Hector Abrahams Architects. Every five and a half days the clock winder comes to the town hall to keep the mechanism on time. This week he was invited up the scaffolding to see the clock, face to face,...

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A change of slate

A change of slate

Posted 12 months ago | Comments: 0

The Kogarah School of Arts is a delightful building located on the corner of Queens Avenue and Bowns Road, Kogarah. Now operating as a function centre, it is beautifully maintained by the Georges River Council. As part of their care for this building Council asked Hector Abrahams Architects to oversee the replacement of the building’s roof. The roof...

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Work progressing at Leichhardt Town Hall

Work progressing at Leichhardt Town Hall

Posted 1 year ago | Comments: 0

The scaffolding is up at the Leichhardt Town Hall and the bricklayers have been busy with the restoration of the southern facade. The restoration works, which are being overseen by Hector Abrahams Architects, are creating a lot of interest.  This week’s Inner West Courier has another interview with Hector about the project, and the new “old” colour...

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