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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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Waterfront construction in Portsea

Location is the focus at the Point Nepean Residence. The house is starting to take shape just adjacent to the Portsea pier with one of the most picturesque construction sites we have had the privilege to work on. While just the bones of the project are currently in place, the views from the upper level are an indicator of this to come.

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2017 Houses Awards Shortlist

The Houses Awards have released their much anticipated shortlist for the 2017 Awards. We could not be more thrilled that the Armadale Residence is among those selected. The project is in the category for “New House over 200m2” The awards will be announces later this year. The house was beautifully built by LBA Constructions.