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Domain takes a closer look at B.E’s custom agate leadlight detailing

Through our projects, B.E Architecture has developed a very specific approach to period restorations which often looks at ways to reinvent the older, decorative elements of the house in a modern way. One of the artisanal details we have designed to address traditional leadlight doors and windows is a custom reinterpretation using agate instead of glass. Our design director, Broderick Ely recently spoke with Domain about our approach to period detailing and the development of the agate leadlight technique. Read the full article on the Domain website.

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Construction progress at Musk Creek Road in Flinders

The Musk Creek Road Residence is set on a sloping rural site in Flinders. The architecture uses a large curved wall that follows contour of the land to carve out a platform for the building. The gesture of the large wall can now be clearly seen in the concrete blocks on the construction site. The framing for the rest of the dwelling is almost complete with the roofline topping out soon. The framing reveals the rural views reaching all the way to the bay.

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The Australian – Interiors

The most recent edition of Australian’s glossy lifestyle magazine, Interiors, profiles the Armadale Residence by B.E Architecture.

B.E Architecture on Australia by Design

Tune into Channel Ten Saturday, July 15 at 3pm to see the Armadale Residence on the first episode of the new television show Australia by Design. The first episode will focus on the state of Victoria including our very own director Andrew Piva who spent some time with Tim and the film crew to take them through the Armadale Residence. In the coming weeks, we will be following along to see how the series progresses!

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Wallpaper takes its readers on a virtual tour of the Armadale Residence

Wallpaper magazine has created an interactive house tour through the Armadale Residence on their website. Take a virtual walk through for yourself.

B.E built-in-sofa

We find many of our clients would prefer that their areas for entertaining focus on interacting with each other rather than to be consumed by the distraction of watching television. In our projects, we have been developing an alternative to maintain the living area and separate a purpose-built room expressly for enjoying watching television. The key to this design is a sofa that functions differently to most on the market. We took the built in sofa idea to the Leonard and his custom upholstery team at Arthur G who has hand crafted bespoke installations for three of our projects.

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B.E discusses stonework with Domain

We were delighted to have the opportunity to speak with Jenny Brown from the Domain recently about some of the varied techniques we’ve developed for stonework in our projects. The applications range from quite refined to quite rough – each uniquely detailed to suit the specific project and client it was built for.

Best Bathroom in the Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards

At the end of May at a ceremony held at the Coco Republic showroom in Sydney, the winners of the 2017 Belle Coco Republic Interior Design awards were announced. Directors Broderick Ely and Andrew Piva were honoured to accept the award for “Best Bathroom” for the granite bathroom at the Armadale Residence completed earlier this year…

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Design for two new residences in Brighton

We have been commissioned to design two houses for one of our clients on a property in Brighton. With one being to keep and one to sell, each house is being designed with its own language and special feel. One is veiled behind a façade of operable timber shutters and the other is more solid and made from stone.

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Sculpture by Heather B. Swann

We first introduced our clients to the works by Heather B. Swann at a group exhibition at TarraWarra Estate in the Yarra Valley. The sculptures Lumps and Sticks are forms often seen in the artist’s remarkable ink works on paper which we like to use in the interiors we create for our clients. The black sculptural figures have been positioned…

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