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The face of time

The face of time

Posted 7 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 8 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 8 months 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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A library by another name …

A library by another name …

Posted 9 months ago | Comments: 0

Hector Abrahams Architects became involved at St John’s College at The University of Sydney when they needed a new master plan. Working in collaboration with Cox Architecture, HAA was able to use our understanding of old buildings and our college experience to achieve the desired outcomes for better facilities for their students. The college identified...

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The changing face of Reid House

The changing face of Reid House

Posted 10 months ago | Comments: 0

Our long planned work on Reid House located in King Street in the Sydney CBD has commenced! Hector Abrahams Architects have designed a new entry foyer for the offices with a new awning and shopfronts at street level using a process of discovery, restoration and new design. Reid House is an 11 storey structure built originally as a warehouse and converted...

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Leichhardt Town Hall restoration

Leichhardt Town Hall restoration

Posted 11 months ago | Comments: 0

Hector Abrahams Architects are overseeing restoration works to the exterior of the Leichhardt Town Hall, built in 1888. Located on the corner of Marion and Norton Streets, any changes to the well-known landmark is of local interest, so this week’s Inner West Courier features an interview with Hector about the soon to commence works. A new colour...

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