A fresh interior for Chapel Hill Church

With a few simple changes, HAA’s Brianna Jessup transformed the dim interior of the old Presbyterian Church in Rozelle’s Darling Street. The existing pendant lights (circa 1970) were upgraded with...

Advice on maintaining an old church

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...

An elegant necessity

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...

Redundant churches

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...

Steps in the right direction

Sometimes the small jobs can be the trickiest. HAA have recently completed making the street entrance to the hall at Christ Church St Laurence easier and safer. This complicated project...

Greenway Masterpiece

At HAA we love old buildings, so we are enjoying the opportunity to work on one of Australia’s early, and still functioning, churches. The elegant St Luke’s Anglican Church at...

The Garrison Church lighting design in Licht Magazine

The lighting concept and design at HAA project The Garrison Church (TGC) have received coverage in German magazine Licht, in its special feature on church lighting. Their December issue describes the design...

Stained-glass conservation at Christ Church St. Laurence

This week saw the removal of significant heritage stained-glass windows at Christ Church St. Laurence as part of a restoration project. HAA’s role is administering the contract and partial government...